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22.08.2017

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Tuesday 22 August

Code breaking challenge (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, students will race against time to learn cryptography and to decode secret messages.

When:

10.30am to 3.30pm

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Age 13–15

Prime encryption rules (age 13–15)

In this session for 13–15 year olds, students will use Python to build secret codes, send secret messages and learn what makes codes secure.

When:

10.30am to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13–15

Pinhole Photography (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will discover how to make their own pinhole camera and use it to produce spectacular and sometimes weird black and white photographs.

When:

11.00am to 3.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10-12

Wednesday 23 August

You are a bioengineer (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, students will explore the world of bioengineering.

When:

10.30am to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

13–15

Pinhole photography (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, students will discover how to make their own pinhole camera and use it to produce spectacular and sometimes weird black and white photographs.

When:

11.00am to 3.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Age 13-15

Thursday 24 August

The magic of computer science (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students will use magic to learn the basics of computer science.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–9

Crash testing (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will make and test crash–safe vehicles and explore the science of car crashes.

When:

10.30am to 1.00pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

10–12

Pinhole Photography (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will discover how to make their own pinhole camera and use it to produce spectacular and sometimes weird black and white photographs.

When:

11.00am to 3.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10-12

Crash testing (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will make and test crash–safe vehicles and explore the science of car crashes.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

10–12

The magic of computer science (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will use magic to learn the basics of computer science.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Friday 25 August

The magic of computer science (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students will use magic to learn the basics of computer science.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–9

Programming in C# for beginners (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13–15s students will have an introduction to basic programming in C# and use it to solve simple games and a variety of problems.

When:

10.30am to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13–15

Mathematics for astronomers (age 16–18)

In this workshop for 16–18 year olds, students will find out how mathematical tools can be used to explore the universe.

When:

10.30am to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 16–18

Crash testing (age 13–15)

This workshop helps students learn about vehicle safety and forces in a very practical way.

When:

11.00am to 3.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13-15

The magic of computer science (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10-12 year-olds, students will use magic to learn the basics of computer science.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Tuesday 29 August

Magnets and motors (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10-12 year olds, students build an electromagnet, and construct two types of motor to learn how electricity and magnetism are linked.

When:

11.00am to 3.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10-12

Wednesday 30 August

Magnets and motors (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13-15 year olds, students build an electromagnet, and construct two types of motor to learn how electricity and magnetism are linked.

When:

11.00am to 3.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13-15

Thursday 31 August

Forensics (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, students experience hands-on the science of a forensic lab.

When:

11.00am to 3.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops