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October 2015

Free

Getting a good start in Life

Wed October 7, 2015 @ 10:3012:00
Glencorse Centre, 4 Firth Road
Auchendinny, EH26 0QZ United Kingdom

A science-themed soft play session for little ones and a chance for their carers to meet Roslin Institute scientists working on reproductive biology. Chat to our researchers and join in with fun, hands-on activities to find out how our research on reproductive biology in farm animals is revealing more about how both animals and humans can get the best start in life. This free event is for pre-school children and their carers* - please book your space below. The venue has…

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Free

Glencorse Science Day

Fri October 16, 2015 @ 10:0016:00
Glencorse Centre, 4 Firth Road
Auchendinny, EH26 0QZ United Kingdom

Drop in to the Glencorse Centre for a day of fun, family-friendly science activities.

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Free

Rocket Launches – Glencorse Centre

Fri October 16, 2015 @ 10:0012:00
Glencorse Centre, 4 Firth Road
Auchendinny, EH26 0QZ United Kingdom
Library Rocket Launches

Build a crazy rocket, at home, or with us, then 5..4..3..2..1..  Blast off!   Prizes! Visit out Rocket competition page for instructions.

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October 2016

Free

Volcano and Dino Day

Sun October 16, 2016 @ 11:0015:00
Glencorse Centre, 4 Firth Road
Auchendinny, EH26 0QZ United Kingdom
Dino dig - Additional Support Needs

Join in the fun as we transform the Glencorse centre and explore the amazing world of Volcanoes and Dinosaurs in a series of workshops and drop in activities. Indulge in some digging for 'dino bones', and have a go at making some mock allosaurus bones. Get hands on with some amazing volcanic activities delivered by researchers at the University of Edinburgh. The Nest Cafe will be open for delicious soups, cakes and snacks. The first hour of this event is…

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October 2017

Free

Dark Skies and Bright Stars

Sat October 7, 2017 @ 19:0021:00
Glencorse Centre, 4 Firth Road
Auchendinny, EH26 0QZ United Kingdom

Get ready for an evening of stargazing, astro-photography and some actual space science. Apart from having a look through a telescope and getting a crash-course in spotting the brightest stars and constellations, we will also have other hands-on demos and activities. And if those naughty clouds try to stop us, we will use state of the art free software to re-create the night skies in-doors. Make sure you wrap up warm!  

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Free

Field to Fork

Sun October 15, 2017 @ 19:0020:30
Glencorse Centre, 4 Firth Road
Auchendinny, EH26 0QZ United Kingdom

Community gardens, allotments and guerrilla gardening are increasingly popular signs that people want to eat local. Could we be starting to approach food production in a new way? Come along to discuss what our food future could be with Pete Richie from Whitmuir Farm, a champion of ethical and csustainable, local food production. In collaboration with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.  

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Free

Kitchen Sink Science

Thu October 19, 2017 @ 10:3012:00
Glencorse Centre, 4 Firth Road
Auchendinny, EH26 0QZ United Kingdom

Fun and messy experiments for all the family that you can create at home (sorry mums and dads!)

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October 2018

Free

Tiny Tots Science – Experiments For Under 5’s

Thu October 18, 2018 @ 10:0014:00
Glencorse Centre, 4 Firth Road
Auchendinny, EH26 0QZ United Kingdom

A chance for your littlest scientists to play, explore, learn, and maybe get a little messy too! There will be a giant bubble making and lots to squash and squeeze in our sensory boxes. A chance to play with real science equipment in our water lab, and magnifying glasses to explore the even smaller world around us. Teddy Bear Hospital will also be coming to teach you how to keep your (and teddy's!) body strong and healthy. Drop-in Thursday 18th…

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