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Brighton Science Festival kids’ workshops – Science in the Arctic

13 February 2018
10:00 am
12:00 pm

Bea von Preussen

Arctic Adventure children’s art/ science workshops with Bea von Preussen & Ellie, ONCA’s outreach artist. £10 per participant/ £8 siblings. For all ages up to 12. Under 5s must be accompanied.

Join an artist and a scientist who met in the arctic circle. Have a go with scientific equipment and make your own arctic samples to take home. An exciting hands on workshop exploring science in a creative way.

How do scientists sample clouds? What can water samples tell them, and why do they want to know? Printmaker Bea met a group of scientists during her expedition to the arctic circle. Find out why scientists are on a mission to investigate freshwater sites heated by underground volcanoes.

In this workshop we explore what arctic scientists do and why they do it. Participants will have the opportunity to have a go with real data collecting equipment and make their own sample kit to take home. Everyone is invited to make an artistic contribution to our Imaginary Natural History Museum.


13 February 2018
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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