Venue: Summerhall: Main Hall
A unique opportunity to make your very own animation, inventing new ways for the human body to do extraordinary things. Whether it’s a robotic arm or a drink that gives you super human speed, animators from Red Kite will help you bring your ideas to life in a short animation to be hosted online.
Take a journey from the Iron Age to the edges of our Solar System. The elements are brought to life before your eyes through explosions, laughs and a few grizzly tales as we unearth their secret lives. Join chemical physicist Jamie Gallagher for a guided tour of this iconic classroom poster with tales of murder, greed, romance and exploration.Supported By: Presented by University of Glasgow
If you've ever wondered how magic works, this is your chance to learn. This inspiring session brings numbers and magical processes to life and gives you the chance to create your very own clever tricks to take home and try on your friends and family. Presented by Flummix.
Why should kids have all the fun? Explore Ice Age environments through demonstrations and hands-on messy challenges, and use poo clues to track down mammoths and mastodons.
Venue: Summerhall: Histology 2
MadLab is an interactive electronics workshop with specially designed circuit board kits available for all ages and abilities. Learn the secrets of soldering then use your skills to assemble your very own gadget. Join a team with friends and bring your own old toys or gadgets to create a unique machine in MadLab Plus.
The Lab Rats scientists are using poo clues to track down mammoths and mastodons. Explore Ice Age environments through demonstrations and hands-on messy challenges. Perfect for children aged 4-7. Presented by the National Museum of Scotland.
Venue: Summerhall: Histology
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.
Venue: Summerhall: Dissection Room
In this humorous contemporary drama, the lives of two very different women become inextricably intertwined when young, ambitious lawyer Suzanne employs Ruby, a grandmother, as her cleaner. Hungry, by acclaimed playwright Sarah Daniels, is a play that explores food and our relationship with it from Edinburgh Festival Fringe First winners Y Touring. Supported By: Presented by Y Touring.
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.
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. Supported By: Presented by The University of Edinburgh.