Free Science Fun Day

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Free Science Fun Day supporting PYCO

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Venue: The Open Arms
Address: The Open Arms, Portland, 41a Easton Square. Portland, Dorset, United Kingdom DT5 1BY DT5 1BY
Poster: View

When: Saturday 9th March, 2019 - 10:30am


PYCO through a British Science Week grant are offering a day of FREE science and engineering themed activities for Portland’s young people. No booking required, just turn up and have some fun!

Event 1: Fossil Hunting : Aimed at 2-6 year olds attending with an adult. Dig for real fossils and take one home. Chat to the experts, read a pre-historic story and make a dinosaur footprint.
Time: 10:30-11:30.
Event 2: Bioblitz led by the rspb (all ages with an adult). Become a nature detective by finding out who we share our green spaces with.
Time: 12 Noon – 1pm.
Event 3: Mini boat building competition (aged 6-12 years with an adult). Come armed with ideas on how to make a paper boat float. The boat that supports the most weight will win a prize. We will also award prizes for most interesting design. All materials supplied.
Time: 3-4pm. 

Event 4: (Aged 12 - 18). Science themed games and making fidget cubes to take home.
Time: 6:30-8:15pm.

Charity Number: 1058975

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