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October 2019


Light Lines Workshops

October 18
Newtongrange Library, St Davids
Newtongrange, Midlothian EH22 4LG United Kingdom

Draw with light using UV torches, experiment with colour shadows and experience the world from a different viewpoint using upside-down goggles! “Uncover the mysteries of light through a series of amazing experiments. Discover how to split white light to reveal the full colour spectrum using prisms. Use torches to mix colours together to make white light. Draw pictures and uncover hidden symbols using ultra violet light energy. Learn how to bend and reflect light using convex lenses and mirrors. Hear…

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October 18 @ 10:0016:00
Newbattle Abbey College, Newbattle Rd
Dalkeith, EH22 3LL United Kingdom

Get up close and hands on with the nature and wildlife on your doorstep with this series of mini workshops!   More information about the selection of exciting bookable sessions can be seen below: Bee Workshop - 11-11:50 and 14:00-14:50 @ Beekeeping Hut - Organised by Roslin Institute/Newbattle Beekeepers Join experts from Newbattle Beekeepers Association and The Roslin Institute to learn all about bees. Get close up with our microscopes, investigate our virtual hive, dress like a beekeeper and taste…

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Hackathon: AI and Robots

October 18 @ 13:0016:00
Dalkeith Library, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 1AE United Kingdom

A host of awesome tech for you to play with. From coding and AI robots to app creating and VR! A chance to find out more and have a go!

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Rocket to the Moon

October 18 @ 13:3016:30
Glencorse Centre, 4 Firth Road
Auchendinny, EH26 0QZ United Kingdom

Calling all space cadets, come along to build and blast off your very own pop-bottle rocket and get ready for some pretty huge rocket launch demos too!

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Chemistry – Shake It Up

October 18 @ 15:0018:00
IKEA Edinburgh, Straiton Road
Loanhead, Midlothian EH20 9PW United Kingdom

Make a 'Galaxy in a bottle' in this hands on workshops exploring the science of density and solubility of liquids. Just add glitter! Two sessions running: 3:00pm - 4:00pm 5:00pm - 6:00pm  

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Erupting Volcanoes

October 18 @ 15:0016:00
Danderhall Library, 1a Campview
Danderhall , Midlothian EH22 1QD United Kingdom

Join the library for some seismic fun making your own paper mache erupting volcano using kitchen ingredients and then take it home!  

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Rocks: A record of a swampy past

October 19 @ 10:0011:30
Roslin Glen Country Park, Roslin , EH25 9PU United Kingdom

Did you know that Midlothian was once a tropical swamp? Join Dr Mark Wilkinson from the University of Edinburgh to discover what we can learn from the rocks!  

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Board Games Club

October 19 @ 10:0013:00
Lasswade Library, 19 Eskdale Drive
Bonnyrigg, Midlothian EH19 2LA United Kingdom

Move over Monopoly.... Join us for a fun-filled morning of new, fun and sciency board games. With many thanks to Juniper Green Board-Gamers  - these guys are bringing the most amazing games and helpers too! For more info about their club visit their website:   

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Science Alive

October 19 @ 11:0016:00
Newbattle Community Campus, Newbattle Community Campus, Newbattle Way
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 4SX United Kingdom

What does a burying beetle look like close up? How do cells grow and multiply? Join us on a journey exploration to find out what is so amazing about the science of life. Use our microscopes to make your own discoveries, find out how our body fights disease, make your own science art to take home, and try out many other hands on activities!

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Supersonic School Run

October 19 @ 11:0013:00
Gorebridge Library, 98 Hunterfield Road
Gorebridge, Midlothian EH23 4TT United Kingdom

From the school run to travelling across the world, the future of how we travel looks very different! Come join Greening Gorebridge and HYPED from the University of Edinburgh to explore some of the latest ideas including the ‘Hyperloop’ that can travel at over 700mph! We’ll also have some electric cars and electric bikes to try out too.

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Science of Walking

October 19 @ 13:3015:30
Springfield Mill, Springfield Mill
Polton, EH18 1JZ United Kingdom

Join the Rangers for a fact filled plod, learning about how we ended up on 2 feet, how we keep standing tall and what keeps us from going around the bend.

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River Dipping

October 19 @ 14:0016:00
Roslin Glen Country Park, Roslin , EH25 9PU United Kingdom

Join the Ranger Service to explore the waters of the North Esk with nets, trays and magnifiers and discover the fish, bugs and beasties that live there.

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Art in the Park

October 20 @ 13:3015:30
Vogrie Country Park, Vogrie Country Park
Gorebridge, Midlothian EH23 4NU United Kingdom

Join The Rangers for some colourful fun, with paints, water, wood and dough, in an Autumn park full of colour too.

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