THE STREET, WEXFORD COUNTY COUNCIL, CARRICKLAWN

16 November 2019

10:45am – 4:00pm

The Science Showcase shows are free to attend but must be booked in advance. Events are suitable for families and young people.

Interactive Planetarium Experience

with Big Bear Planetarium

SATURDAY 16TH NOVEMBER

Our mobile planetarium has the ability to bring the universe to you while creating a visual experience to help with the learning process. Stunning graphics and advanced computer simulations are projected throughout the inner surface of the dome to fully envelop the audience. This creates a breathtakingly immersive, interactive learning environment which truly engages every group, whatever their age and learning ability. Discover the many fascinating facts about our Universe and learn from fully qualified Astro Officers. Event for children and families.

Times:

10.45am – 11.25am

11.45am – 12.25pm

12.45pm – 1.25pm

1.45pm – 2.25pm

2.45pm – 3.25pm

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Glorious Blood

with London Science Museum

SATURDAY 16TH NOVEMBER

This show is all about blood, guts and all things gross. Follow the journey of blood through the human body, discovering what it does, what’s in it, where it goes, and what happens when you start to lose it.

Times:

11.00am – 11.50am

2pm – 2.50pm

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How to save the planet in 45 minutes

WITH DR. KEN

SATURDAY 16TH NOVEMBER

How to save the planet in 45 minutes with Dr. Ken. This is a family show following a scientist’s attempt to save the world by putting his bin on a diet. Will he be distracted by fantastic plastic? Can he find other uses for a coke can, reduce his carbon footprint and affect climate change one tree at a time? He may well be talking rubbish, but it will make sense!!! A carbon busting sustainability show exploring the science behind the environmental campaign that encourages households to reduce, reuse and recycle and how this links to climate change.

Times:

12.00pm – 12.50pm

3pm- 3.50pm

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Simulating Life on Mars

with Niamh Shaw

SATURDAY 16TH NOVEMBER

Hear how engineer and performer Niamh Shaw lived through a simulated mission to the Red Planet, a talk for families with videos and personal stories about her adventures at the Mars Desert Research Station, in the Utah Desert. This talk was recently presented at New Scientist Live, London

Time:

1.00pm – 1.50pm

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