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Sheep to Shoulder

October 16 @ 12:0015:00
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Daily until Fri October 20, 2017
Rosslyn Chapel

Spin wool from fleece and braid cords from wool. Get hands-on, in this drop-in activity, learning and using the medieval processes involved in making wool. Drop-in session are running all week Mon 16 - Fri 20 October, between 12pm - 3pm Drop-in activity is included in daily Chapel ticket.

All Things Glowing

October 17 @ 14:0016:00
Loanhead Library

Have some fun with fluorescence and black lights! Come along to make your own glow in the dark nightlight and some mini glow bugs.  

The Robots are Coming

October 17 @ 14:0019:30
IKEA Edinburgh

Come along and experience the robotic world of the future as part of Heriot-Watt University's year of robotics 2017. Interact with our super cute robots in their own petting zoo. Help us create a humanoid robot, from individual plastic pieces to the moving robot. You can also dive into an immersive world using the latest in virtual reality technology and experience some amazing sights and sounds!

Digging up the Past

October 17 @ 15:0016:00
Gorebridge Library

See how archaeologists work and get your hands on some genuine viking artefacts!

Plastic Fantastic 3D Printing

October 18 @ 15:0017:00
IKEA Edinburgh

PLEASE NOTE: LATER TIME (than shown in printed programme) How can we make toys out of old milk bottles using more than just imagination? With a 3D printer, of course! Join us for an afternoon of recycling at its most fun as we turn your old milk bottles into cool toys using science and state-of-the-art 3D printing technology, and learn how these amazing machines work, with researchers from Heriot-Watt University.

Bridge Building Challenge: The Test

October 19 @ 14:0016:00
Danderhall Library

Put your bridge to the test with local super engineer Andrew Firth, who will put your bridge through some rigorous testing!

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