The kitchen science cookbook

2.00pm to 3.15pm, Saturday 8 June

The Theatre

The Royal Institution of Great Britain GB United Kingdom W1S 4BS 21 Albemarle Street London
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  • Having fun with science in the Kitchen

    Credit: Michelle Dickinson


Standard £16


Concession £10


Members and Patrons £7

Event description

Please note, this is a rescheduled event previously advertised as running on Saturday 6 April.

Come on an action-packed kitchen adventure with catapults, explosions, and volcanic eruptions as nanotechnologist Michelle Dickinson shows how to cook up fantastic science experiments in your own kitchen. Using everyday equipment such as marshmallows and nuts, string and balloons, Michelle’s experiments demonstrate principles of science that all ages will find fascinating. If you’ve ever baked a cake or cooked spaghetti – you’ll see how you’ve been involved in scientific experiments all along.

This event is particularly suitable for ages 7+.

About the speaker

Dr Michelle Dickinson a nanotechnologist on a mission to make science and engineering accessible for all. She is founder and Director of the social enterprise Nanogirl Labs Ltd, an honorary academic in Engineering at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and a member of New Zealand Order of Merit. She is in the UK for the publication of The Kitchen Science Cookbook.


The doors will open at approximately 1.30pm, with a prompt start at 2.00pm.

Latecomers will be admitted into the gallery.

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