Space & Science Festival 2018 -Day
Sat 26 May 2018, 12:00 pm
Sat 26 May 2018, 04:00 pm
Burma Road, Johnsonville
Children, Education, Technology Science, Community
- This year, the Festivals’ Lead Partner, Genesis School-gen, will be showcasing their hands-on child-friendly activities so you can explore the world of energy;
- Thanks to support from the US Embassy, we welcome back two incredible Woman in Science – NASA’s Dr. Yvonne Cagle, and Dr. Jen Blank;
- Victoria University are showcasing a full range of their capabilities with toys and demonstrations across their science, and engineering faculties. Suitable for small and adult sized kids, you’ll enjoy Makey Makey, Edison Robots, Quivervision’s 3D augmented reality, and an LED jewellery workshop. For more cool experiences, visit Vic Uni themed rooms including Science of Us, Science Beneath the Sea, Science of the Brain, and Science of NZ;
- Amadeo from Otago Museum will be offering you a stunning mix science experiments – don’t forget your cameras!
- Wellington Astronomical Society are long time partners and will show you the sun through their solar-scopes;
- SpacePlace Education bring us a hands-on, tactile fun environment to play and create – make a moon-dust tower, a galaxy or star cluster;
- The House of Science and Open Science Lab will provide hands-on science experiences to enjoy;
- And, for anyone who’s ever wanted to launch a rocket or fly a plane we didn’t forget you…
- Running throughout the event will be a full programme of interesting and thought provoking talks from some of New Zealand’s leading and innovative organisations, and award-winning Educators .