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Monday 25 July

Public:Summer Schools 2016

How to keep a secret (age 16–18)

How to keep a secret (age 16–18)

10.30am to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 16–18s students will find out about cryptography in computer science and how to go about cracking codes.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Mathematical origami (age 7–9)

Mathematical origami (age 7–9)

10.30am to 12.45pm

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students will use origami to explore some fabulous mathematical objects.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

The magic of computer science (age 7–9)

The magic of computer science (age 7–9)

10.30am to 12.45pm

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

Public:Summer Schools 2016

The magic of computer science (age 10–12)

The magic of computer science (age 10–12)

2.00pm to 4.30pm

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

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Mathematical origami (age 10–12)

Mathematical origami (age 10–12)

2.00pm to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will use origami to explore some fabulous mathematical objects.

Public:Talk particularly suitable for ages 7+

Feel the power

Feel the power

6.00pm to 7.15pm, The Theatre

This electrifying family show includes lots of live demos showcasing static electricity, generators and how magnetism and electricity work together.

Tuesday 26 July

Public:Summer Schools 2016

The magic of computer science (age 7–9)

The magic of computer science (age 7–9)

10.30am to 12.45pm

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

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Playing games with squares (age 13–15)

Playing games with squares (age 13–15)

10.30am to 3.30pm

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, students will use noughts and crosses to explore the mathematics of shapes.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Robotic explorers AM (age 10–12)

Robotic explorers AM (age 10–12)

10.30am to 1.00pm

In this workshop for 10–12s, students will learn to control and program LEGO Mindstorms robot, and get it complete a number of challenges.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Extract your own DNA (age 7–9)

Extract your own DNA (age 7–9)

11.00am to 1.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds students are introduced to enzymes, DNA structure, using equipment usually found at degree level.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

The magic of computer science (age 10–12)

The magic of computer science (age 10–12)

2.00pm to 4.30pm

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

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Extract your own DNA (age 10–12)

Extract your own DNA (age 10–12)

14.00pm to 4.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

In this workshop for 10 - 12 year-olds students are introduced to enzymes, DNA structure, using equipment usually found at degree level.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Robotic explorers PM (age 10–12)

Robotic explorers PM (age 10–12)

2.00am to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 10–12s, students will learn to control and program LEGO Mindstorms robot, and get it complete a number of challenges.

Wednesday 27 July

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Light it up (age 7–9)

Light it up (age 7–9)

10.30am to 12.45pm

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students use basic computer programming to make their own light show.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Forensics (age 13–15)

Forensics (age 13–15)

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

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

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Light it up (age 10–12)

Light it up (age 10–12)

2.00pm to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students use basic computer programming to make their own light show.

Thursday 28 July

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Mathematical modelling for beginners (age 7–9)

Mathematical modelling for beginners (age 7–9)

10.30am to 12.45pm

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds students will learn the basics of mathematical modelling through interactive activities

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Adventures in topology (age 13–15)

Adventures in topology (age 13–15)

10.30am to 3.30pm

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, students will explore topology, the world of 3D shapes and the mysteries within.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

On track: designing railways (age 16–18)

On track: designing railways (age 16–18)

10.30am to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 16–18 year olds, students will explore the design and engineering challenges behind designing railways.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Mathematical modelling for beginners (age 10–12)

Mathematical modelling for beginners (age 10–12)

2.00pm to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds students will learn the basics of mathematical modelling through interactive activities

Friday 29 July

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Wizards, witches and dwarves (age 7–9)

Wizards, witches and dwarves (age 7–9)

10.30am to 12.45pm

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students will learn how mathematical have helped revolutionise the way we communicate.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Wind turbine engineering (age 13–15)

Wind turbine engineering (age 13–15)

10.30am to 3.30pm

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, student will design and build their own wind turbines, and learn about the mathematics behind the engineering.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Crash testing (age 7–9)

Crash testing (age 7–9)

10.30am to 12.45pm

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students will make and test crash–safe vehicles and explore the science of car crashes.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Crash testing (age 10–12)

Crash testing (age 10–12)

2.00pm to 4.30pm

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

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Wizards, witches and dwarves (age 10–12)

Wizards, witches and dwarves (age 10–12)

2.00pm to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will learn how mathematical have helped revolutionise the way we communicate.

Monday 01 August

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Loudspeakers and acoustics (age 7–9)

Loudspeakers and acoustics (age 7–9)

10.30am to 12.45pm, The Library

In this workshop for 7–9 year–olds, students will explore the concepts underpinning acoustic devices and will have a go at making their own speakers.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Computer-based mathematics (age 16–18)

Computer-based mathematics (age 16–18)

10.30am to 4.30pm daily for five days

In this week long course for 16–18s, students will work individually or in small groups to complete a project using Wolfram Mathematica. Students will have the opportunity to achieve a CREST Award.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Adventures in topology (age 16–18)

Adventures in topology (age 16–18)

10.30am to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 16-18 year olds, students will explore topology, the world of 3D shapes and the mysteries within.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Magnets and motors (age 13–15)

Magnets and motors (age 13–15)

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

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.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Loudspeakers and acoustics (age 10–12)

Loudspeakers and acoustics (age 10–12)

2.00pm to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year–olds, students will explore the concepts underpinning acoustic devices and will have a go at making their own speakers.

Tuesday 02 August

Public:Summer Schools 2016

The enigma of cryptography (age 13–15)

The enigma of cryptography (age 13–15)

10.30am to 3.30pm

In this workshop for 13–15 year–olds students will learn about historical codes and ciphers, making use of a working WWII Enigma machine.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Forensics (age 16–18)

Forensics (age 16–18)

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

In this workshop for 16–18 year olds, students experience hands-on the science of a forensic lab.

Wednesday 03 August

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Platonic solids (age 7–9)

Platonic solids (age 7–9)

10.30am to 12.45pm

In this workshop for 7-9 year olds students will explore the 5 platonic solids using giants balloons.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Extract your own DNA (age 7–9)

Extract your own DNA (age 7–9)

11.00am to 1.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds students are introduced to enzymes, DNA structure, using equipment usually found at degree level.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Extract your own DNA (age 10–12)

Extract your own DNA (age 10–12)

14.00pm to 4.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

In this workshop for 10 - 12 year-olds students are introduced to enzymes, DNA structure, using equipment usually found at degree level.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Platonic solids (age 10–12)

Platonic solids (age 10–12)

2.00pm to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds students will explore the 5 platonic solids using giants balloons.

Thursday 04 August

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Thinking inside the box (age 7–9)

Thinking inside the box (age 7–9)

10.30am to 12.45pm

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students will use balloons to solve puzzles, problems challenges and more.

Public:LYSC Summer Schools 2016

Life on Mars (age 13–15)

Life on Mars (age 13–15)

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

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, students will use a lego mars rover to explore, and search for signs of extra-terrestrial life.

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Thinking inside the box (age 10–12)

Thinking inside the box (age 10–12)

2.00pm to 4.30pm

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will use balloons to solve puzzles, problems challenges and more.

Friday 05 August

Public:Summer Schools 2016

Shake, rattle and roll (age 13–15)

Shake, rattle and roll (age 13–15)

10.30am to 3.30pm

In this workshop for 13–15 year-olds, students will learn how to detect earthquakes and will use their engineering skills to build earthquake-proof structures.

Public:Talk particularly suitable for ages 7+

The science of everyday life

The science of everyday life

2.30pm to 3.45pm, The Theatre

Join BBC's The One Show resident scientist Marty Jopson for a brilliant tour of household science in this matinee performance.

Public:Talk particularly suitable for ages 7+

The science of everyday life

The science of everyday life

6.00pm to 7.15pm, The Theatre

Join BBC's The One Show resident scientist Marty Jopson for a brilliant tour of household science.

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