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    Secondary Summer Of Science 1076X670
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    Join us for our range of science linked, drop-in family activities this summer!

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    Throughout June - August, W5 will host a wide range of science linked, drop-in, family activities for you to enjoy. These daily events will excite curious minds, explore new ideas, and provide make and take activities that offer fun filled opportunities for all the family!

    Our daily, drop-in and hands-on science activities will engage all members of the family. Our skilled staff will support you to create, make and ask questions as you explore different areas of science. Come and make a constellation viewer to help you explore the stars, design and build a working windmill, capture the wind to drive the car of the future, follow the clues through the exhibition floors to reach some treasure and SO much more!

      Mondays - 'Nature & Earth', running on selected dates from 24 June - 26 August

      Design, sculpt and create your own plasticine dinosaur in ‘Plasticine Roar’, discover the fascinating stories behind the stars in ‘Star View’ or make and take your own seed and test its power of flight in ‘Gone with the Wind’.

      Please note - there will be no sessions running on 19 August.

      Tuesdays - 'Power', running on selected dates from 2 July - 27 August

      Can you complete the circuit and set the lights glowing? Discover the power of electricity in ‘Power up’. Design and build a working windmill in ‘Windmills Trials’ or discover the force of electromagnetism in ‘Magnetic Mayhem’.

      Wednesdays - 'Machines', running on selected dates from 26 June - 28 August

      Let your imagination run free and build with ‘K’nex Construction’, create your own fleet of cars to race and compete in ‘Crazy Car Races’ or use wind to power a vehicle of your choice in ‘Wind Power Trials’.

      Thursdays - 'Create', running on selected dates from 27 June - 29 August

      Build your own rocket and learn about human space-flight in ‘Journey to the Stars’, learn all about the science of bubbles in ‘Bubbleology’ or build the most entertaining track in ‘Marble Run Maze’.

      Fridays - 'Investigate', running on selected dates from 28 June - 30 August

      Find out all about the Moon in ‘Explore the Moon’, try our series of fun fitness tasks in ‘Are you Fit to Go’ or take part in our ‘Family Treasure Hunt’!

      All of our drop-in sessions are FREE with admission & running on selected times. Please see staff on arrival for show locations & times.

        Saturdays/Sundays – ‘Build It – Move It – Imagine It’, running on selected dates from 30 June - 1 September

        Come and test your construction skills in ‘K’Nex Bridge Building’, harness the wind and design your own buggy to outpace the others in ‘Wind Powered Car Challenge’, construct your very own musical instrument in ‘Music Makers’ or find the artist within you in our space themed drawing session ‘Imagine It’.

        All of our drop-in sessions are FREE with admission & running on selected times. Please see staff on arrival for show locations & times.

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