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Ice, Ice Baby …

Bring your little ones for sensory science story sessions inspired by our Mammoths of the Ice Age exhibition. Ages 3 and under. Presented by the National Museum of Scotland. 3 and under

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Farm Detectives

There’s an outbreak of disease on the farm but what’s the cause and how can we stop it? Be a veterinary scientist for the day and help fellow scientists from The Roslin Institute to investigate what the disease is, where it came from and how it can be treated. Perfect for children aged 10–14. Presented by The University…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Scotland's Time Lords

200 years ago, Scottish geologist James Hutton suggested the Earth was very, very old. 4,600 million years old in fact! But how big a calculator would you need for all those numbers? Help us find out as we build an earth clock, marking events from dinosaurs’ extinction, to human evolution, right up to the present day.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

AAA Comedy Games Workshop

Improve your ability to make people laugh with Logan and these comedy workshops.

Rufus Reade Art, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Space 1

£75 / 0131 554 1078

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Build A Games Controller with MaKey MaKey - Full Day

MaKey MaKey is a clever invention kit that lets you transform everyday objects into computer touchpads. This fun interactive session will show you how to build games controllers with everything from Play-Doh to pencils and grapes to grown-ups. Presented by ComputerXplorers SEScotland.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

£30 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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Build A Games Controller with MaKey MaKey - Half Day

MaKey MaKey is a clever invention kit that lets you transform everyday objects into computer touchpads. This fun interactive session will show you how to build games controllers with everything from Play-Doh to pencils and grapes to grown-ups. Presented by ComputerXplorers SEScotland. 8+

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 17 Apr

£15 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Code-a-kilt

A unique introduction to programming as you create your very own tartan using simple code. Print your design and take it home to show off your newfound programming knowledge to your family and friends. Great fun and no previous experience required. 8+

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 17 Apr

£5 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Computer Science FX

Want to become a master at mindreading or thought control? Understand the science behind these apparent superpowers you learn key principles of computer science and computational thinking, and develop skills in suggestion, mathematics and memory! Presented by Flummix. 12+

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

£5 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Thu 17 Apr

£5 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Fri 18 Apr

£5 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Design a Video Game - Full Day

Design, programme and present your very own video game using just an Xbox 360 controller. This session will show you how to add objects, multiple characters and scoring elements and create pathways to build a fun and challenging game to share with your family and friends. Presented by ComputerXplorers SEScotland. 8+

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

£30 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Extreme Soldering: Surface Mount Components

Some hackers say surface mount soldering is hard because of the tiny components, but we’ll show you it’s really not that scary. Including your very own kit to build and take home, this session will show you the tricks and techniques to help you solder on. 14+

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

£20 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

The Science in Your Science Fiction: How to Get It Right

Sci-fi writer Ken MacLeod hosts a masterclass in how to get your science facts right without sacrificing narrative.

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 16 Apr

£10 (£8) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.