Morning events, Days out, Science

15 events

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BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a giant hamster wheel and become a 'snot ninja' (lovely). Compare your physiological stats with other visitors and find out about all the latest scientific research into your very own body.

Glasgow Science Centre

Wed 26 Nov

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre

Thu 27 Nov

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre

Fri 28 Nov

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre
…and 33 more dates until 31 Dec

CoderDojo

Free coding club for kids who want to learn more. Email to book your place.

Glasgow Science Centre

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 420 5000

Please note: This event is for girls between the ages of 7 and 17.

Save Money and the Environment – Small Steps = Big Changes

Learn more about budgeting your household expenses. Presented in partnership with Dynamic Earth.

Craigroyston High School, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0131 477 7801

Wed 3 Dec

Free / 0131 477 7801

Astronomy Day

A day of space-themed talks, activities and planetarium shows.

National Museum of Flight, North Berwick

Sat 29 Nov

£10 (Children £5; Under 5s free) / 0300 123 6789

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Astronomy Day National Museum of Flight, North Berwick

Blue Poppy (Meconopsis) Workshop

This one day workshop will look at cultivation and propagation techniques for successfully growing Meconopsis. Learn how and when to sow seed, divide plants and learn how we grow Meconopsis at RBGE. Taught by Alan Elliott.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Jun 2015

Lecture Room 2

£50 Booking required. Please call the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £45) / 0131 248 2909

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Dunbar SciFest

Dunbar's SciFest is an exciting, interesting and fun couple of days of shows, workshops, storytelling and talks.

Various venues: Dunbar

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£5 (Children £3; Family £15–£20)

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£5 (Children £3; Family £15–£20)

Gold

Why is gold so scarce? Because it's so heavy: most of the planet's gold sank to the core millions of years ago, with the stuff near the surface coming chiefly from meteorites. This look at the metal's amazing beauty, versatility and symbolism uses objects drawn from the Royal Collection, such as the Rillaton Cup, a Bronze…

Buckingham Palace, London SW1A

Wed 26 Nov

£9.75 (£8.95; Children £4.95 under 17s) / 020 7766 7300

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold Buckingham Palace, London

Thu 27 Nov

£9.75 (£8.95; Children £4.95 under 17s) / 020 7766 7300

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold Buckingham Palace, London

Fri 28 Nov

£9.75 (£8.95; Children £4.95 under 17s) / 020 7766 7300

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold Buckingham Palace, London
…and 84 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 27 Mar 2015

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar 2015

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 29 Mar 2015

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh
…and 119 more dates until 26 Jul 2015

The Queen's Gallery, London SW1A

Wed 26 Nov

£9.50 (£8.75; Children £4.80 under 17s) / 020 7766 7301

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, London

Thu 27 Nov

£9.50 (£8.75; Children £4.80 under 17s) / 020 7766 7301

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, London

Fri 28 Nov

£9.50 (£8.75; Children £4.80 under 17s) / 020 7766 7301

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, London
…and 84 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

How to get to 100 and Enjoy It

An interactive exhibition showing how the population is changing and examining the chances of living long enough to receive that telegram from the Queen.

Millenium Point, Birmingham

Wed 26 Nov

02380 592579

Thu 27 Nov

02380 592579

Fri 28 Nov

02380 592579

National Assembly For Wales, Cardiff

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 02380 592579

Wed 3 Dec

Free / 02380 592579

Thu 4 Dec

Free / 02380 592579

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Investigate the science behind snow and ice in this show exploring frozen things. (No, not that Frozen).

Dundee Science Centre

Sat 20 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 228800

Lichen Identification

An introduction to the fundamental features of lichens. This one-day workshop will include a lab based session introducing the lichens, their structure and function and identification techniques and then some practice out in the Garden.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Feb 2015

Teaching Lab

£50 Booking required. Please phone the Education Office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £45) / 0131 248 2909

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Make your own Herbarium Specimen

The Herbarium is a reference library of dried plant specimens. This hands-on workshop demonstrates the skills required to produce these important and attractive plant records. The day will include collecting plant material, pressing and drying techniques, and the preparation and mounting of some herbarium specimens to…

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Lecture Room 1

£60 Booking required. Please phone the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £54) / 0131 248 2909

Neuroscience Academy for Professionals

Everything from the brain and behaviour to neuroanatomy and neurobiology is covered in this workshop, which is designed to equip participants with useful information for the business world.

Soroptimist Residential Club, London W2

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£247–£297 / 07967 271274

Early bird and last minute pricing applies

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£247–£297 / 07967 271274

Early bird and last minute pricing applies

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£247–£297 Early bird and last minute pricing applies / 07967 271274

Saturday Drop-In Tours

Let the team at Stewart Brewing tell you all about the company has become one of Scotland's most award-garlanded craft breweries. Yes, you also get to try the beer.

Stewart Brewing, Loanhead

Sat 29 Nov

£7.50 / 0131 563 7580

Sat 6 Dec

£7.50 / 0131 563 7580

Sat 13 Dec

£7.50 / 0131 563 7580

…and 53 more dates until 19 Dec 2015

Space Mission for Santa

Live planetarium show with a Christmas twist. Ages 5–10.

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Sat 29 Nov

£2.20–£5 / 01962 863791

Sun 30 Nov

£2.20–£5 / 01962 863791

Sat 6 Dec

£2.20–£5 / 01962 863791

…and 10 more dates until 21 Dec

Wildflower Identification at Dawyck

Join Phil Lusby at the stunning Dawyck Botanic Garden for an illustrated guide to native wildflowers. This one day workshop includes a hands-on session to teach you some basic skills, plus a field trip for a chance to put them into practice.

Dawyck Botanic Gardens, Peeblesshire

Sat 27 Jun 2015

Dawyck

£50 Booking required. Please call the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £45) / 01721 760254