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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

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Moss Identification for Beginners

Learn to identify some of the common species of mosses and liverworts through an introduction to identification using keys. The day includes a lab-based session and walk to practise some of the techniques learned. Taught by David Chamberlain.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Teaching Lab

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

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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.

Number 63- Soroptimist, London W2

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£247–£297 / 07967 271274

Early bird and last minute pricing applies

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£247–£297 / 07967 271274

Early bird and last minute pricing applies

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Thu 12 Feb 2015

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

  • 09:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 18 Mar 2015

October Half Term

There's something science-oriented for every kid this half-term: make slime, go on a 4D motion ride, or check out the exhibitions.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 25 Oct

£12; £29.50 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 26 Oct

£12; £29.50 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free) / 0191 243 8210

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Mon 27 Oct

£12; £29.50 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 6 more dates until 2 Nov

Parasite Critters

Have a look at the larger than life critters which are hiding out on the museum's balcony before they're jetting off around the world in order to teach people about mosquitoes, sand flies, tsetse flies and midgies.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Tue 7 Oct

Free / 0141 330 4221

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 8 Oct

Free / 0141 330 4221

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0141 330 4221

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Pollok H Walks

A stroll-based lucky dip – turn up and you'll be treated to either a Pollok Heritage Walk or a Pollok Healthy Walk through the park. Dog walkers welcome. Meet at the Riverside car park.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Wed 8 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0924

  • 11:30 – 13:00

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0924

  • 11:30 – 13:00

Resources, Climate and Conflict

A discussion on world-wide issues, featuring Humza Yousaf MSP and a video link appearance from Walden Bello. The event also features workshops and stalls.

Appleton Tower, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

Free

Part of Edinburgh World Justice Festival.

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 4 Oct

£7.50 / 0131 563 7580

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 11 Oct

£7.50 / 0131 563 7580

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 18 Oct

£7.50 / 0131 563 7580

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 61 more dates until 19 Dec 2015

The Sci-Fun Roadshow

Have fun with more than fifty hands-on science activities.

Dalkeith Library

Wed 15 Oct

Free / 0131 663 2083

Part of Midlothian Science Festival.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Science Alive Gala Day

Family fun day out where you can excavate human remains with AOC Archaeology, discover beastly brains with the Roslin Institute, and make DNA jewellery. Some activities require online booking.

Lasswade High School Centre

Sat 11 Oct

Free

  • 10:30 – 15:30
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Science in the Glen

Walks, workshops, demos and crafts are all taking place in the glorious setting of Roslin Glen Country Park.

Roslin Glen Car Park, nr Roslin

Sun 5 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Scoffing Scottish Science

Find out more about the food you eat, with food and drink researchers and local food companies.

Penicuik Town Hall

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 07779 059221

  • 10:00 – 14:00

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

  • 10:00 – 16:00

World Space Weekend

Celebrate our connection with the universe by holding pieces of the moon, meeting characters from Star Wars and viewing special planetarium shows, in this weekend featuring everything from space engineers to scientists.

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Sat 11 Oct

Included in admission / 01962 863791

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 12 Oct

Included in admission / 01962 863791

  • 10:00 – 17:00