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Friday 27 July

Summer Schools: 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:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13–15

Summer Schools: Rapid robot development (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, students will design and build their own cardboard robot, based on an Arduino microcontroller.

When:

10.30am to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13–15

Summer Schools: Feel the power (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year olds, students will explore the exciting world of electricity and power.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–9

Summer Schools: Feel the power (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will explore the exciting world of electricity and power.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Lighting the way: The spectacular science of light

Join Natasha Simons, exploring the electrifying and occasionally explosive science all about light the light.

When:

6:00pm to 7.15pm, The Theatre

Type:

Family and young people, Talks

Audience:

Ages 7+

Monday 30 July

Summer Schools: Building bridges (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students will design and test their own bridges, exploring how different bridges are engineered.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Age 7–9

Summer Schools: The enigma of cryptography (age 16–18)

In this workshop for 16–18 year-olds, students will learn about historical codes and ciphers, making use of a working WWII Enigma machine.

When:

10.30am to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 16–18

Summer Schools: Building bridges (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will design and test their own bridges, exploring how different bridges are engineered.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Tuesday 31 July

Summer Schools: The mathematics of rainbows (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds students will explore the exciting world of rainbows.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–9

Summer Schools: The enigma of cryptography (age 13–15)

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

When:

10.30am to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13–15

LYSC Summer Schools: Extract your own DNA (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year olds, students learn about DNA and enzymes, and make their own DNA necklace.

When:

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

Type:

Workshops

Audience:

Age 7–9

LYSC Summer Schools: Extract your own DNA (age 10–12)

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

When:

2.00pm to 4.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops

Audience:

Age 10–12

Summer Schools: The mathematics of rainbows (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10-12 year-olds students will explore the exciting world of rainbows.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Wednesday 01 August

Summer Schools: Anamorphic art (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year olds, students will explore the exciting links between mathematics and art.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Age 7–9

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

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, 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

LYSC Summer Schools: Forensics (age 16–18)

In this workshop for 16–18 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, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 16–18

Summer Schools: Anamorphic art (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will explore the exciting links between mathematics and art.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Thursday 02 August

Summer Schools: Lego robot quest (age 7–9) AM

Get to grips with robotics in this hands-on workshop for ages 7–9 year olds.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–9

Summer Schools: Building with STIXX (age 10–12) AM

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will build giant 3D structures using geometric shapes.

When:

10.30am to 1.00pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

LYSC Summer Schools: Cosmetic chemistry (age 7–9)

In this workshop, for 7–9 year olds, students will be introduced to pH, neutralisation, solubility and changes of state.

When:

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

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–9

Summer Schools: Building with STIXX (age 10–12) PM

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will build giant 3D structures using geometric shapes.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Summer Schools: Lego Robot Quest (age 7–9) PM

Get to grips with robotics in this hands-on workshop for ages 7–9 year olds.

When:

2.00pm to 4.15pm

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Age 7–9

Friday 03 August

Summer Schools: Code it, build it, solve it (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13-15 year olds students will build and code their way to engineering success.

When:

10.30am to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13–15

Summer Schools: ScratchMaths (age 7–9)

Explore mathematics in a simple way using computer coding, for students aged 7–9.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Age 7–9

Summer Schools: An introduction to rocket science (age 16–18)

In this workshop for 16–18 year olds, students will explore the theory of rockets and space travel, and design a mission to Mars.

When:

10.30am to 4.30pm

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Age 16–18

Summer Schools: ScratchMaths (age 10–12)

Explore mathematics in a simple way using computer coding, for students aged 10-12.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Monday 06 August

Summer Schools: Intro to the BBC Micro:bit (age 7–9)

Learn to use to the BBC micro:bit in this computer science workshop for 7–9 year olds.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Age 7–9

Summer Schools: Adventures in topology (age 10–12) AM

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will explore topology, the world of 3D shapes and the mysteries within.

When:

10.30am to 1.00pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Summer Schools: Paper folding, puzzle solving (age 13–15)

In this workshop for 13–15 year olds, students will use origami to explore some intriguing mathematical objects.

When:

10.30am to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13–15

LYSC Summer Schools: Cosmetic chemistry (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will be introduced to pH, neutralisation, solubility and changes of state.

When:

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

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Summer Schools: Intro to the BBC Micro:bit (age 10–12)

Learn to use to the BBC micro:bit in this computer science workshop for 10–12 year olds.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Summer Schools: Adventures in topology (age 10–12) PM

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will explore topology, the world of 3D shapes and the mysteries within.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Tuesday 07 August

Summer Schools: Adventures in topology (age 16–18)

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

When:

10.30am to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 16–18

Summer Schools: Mathematical magic (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students will explore some seemingly magical ways numbers can behave.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Age 7–9

Summer Schools: Making music with the BBC micro:bit (age 13–15)

Learn to make music the BBC micro:bit in this computer science workshop for 13–15 year olds.

When:

10.30am to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 13–15

Summer Schools: Mathematical magic (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will explore some seemingly magical ways numbers can behave.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Wednesday 08 August

Summer Schools: Mathematical origami (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students will explore some seemingly magical ways numbers can behave.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Age 7–9

LYSC Summer Schools: Spectacular colour chemistry (age 7–9)

A workshop for 7–9 year-olds to learn more about what colour is and how things can be coloured.

When:

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

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–9

Summer Schools: Mathematical origami (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students will explore some seemingly magical ways numbers can behave.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Thursday 09 August

Summer Schools: Feel the power (age 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year olds, students will explore the exciting world of electricity and power.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–9

Summer Schools: ScratchMaths (age 7–9)

Explore mathematics in a simple way using computer coding, for students aged 7–9.

When:

10.30am to 12.45pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–9

LYSC Summer Schools: Spectacular colour chemistry (age 16–18)

In this workshop for 16–18 year olds, students will discover what a colour actually is, understand how objects become coloured, and how chemists can manipulate these aspects to produce dyes and pigments.

When:

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

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 16–18

Summer Schools: ScratchMaths (age 10–12)

Explore mathematics in a simple way using computer coding, for students aged 10–12.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12

Summer Schools: Feel the power (age 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year olds, students will explore the exciting world of electricity and power.

When:

2.00pm to 4.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 10–12