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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
Thu 17 Apr
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.
Thu 17 Apr
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+
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+
Thu 17 Apr
AAA Comedy Games Workshop
Improve your ability to make people laugh with Logan and these comedy workshops.
Mon 11 Aug
£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.
Fri 18 Apr
£30 / 0844 557 2686
Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.
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+
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…