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WexSci science festival at Gorey Library
November 15 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until 18 November, 2017
Monday 13 November 11am – 12 pm
How discoveries in Science impact on our daily lives. With Brendan Wallace
This event is open to school groups and the general public.
Monday 13 November 4-5 pm
Marine Conservation Workshop
Family event. All welcome. Booking essential.
Decoding Sound with Brendan Cooney
This event is open to secondary schools and members of the public. Booking essential.
Tuesday, 14 November at 7pm
Like meat, alcohol frequently enjoys bad publicity but this is mostly due to our fractious relationship with our fermented friends – beer wine and spirits! Learn about the process of turning water into wine, what is involved and who are the people behind this €1.4 billion export market? This workshop aims to explain the science behind alcohol production.
All welcome. Booking essential.
Thursday 16 November 3.30-4.30 pm
Zebunar scientists have discovered that their planet is in great danger! it is now up to the children of Planet Zebunar to work together and find a solution to save their home planet. This interactive workshop will engage the next generation of innovators here on planet Earth through hands-on activities including mission patch design and character development and will draw on their imagination to get them excited about STEM.
Suitable for children aged 5-8 years.
Saturday 18 November
Two workshops: 11am – 12pm & 2.30-3.30 pm
Could you use physics to escape from jail? Make a mechanism for the smallest child to lift an adult. Find out what frogs legs and coca cola have in common. Make teabags fly, sit on a bed of nails and much much more!!
Suitable for family groups. Booking essential