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Super Science Saturday: Storytime Science

01/03/2014 (10:00-16:00)

Free. No need to book, just turn up!


Super Science Saturday - 1 March 2014,  10am – 4pm

Exploring science found in stories; from children’s fairy tales to classic novels and films for big kids.  A fun day out for all, book lovers and science fans alike!


Royal Holloway invites you to be inspired by the wonder of science and experience some of our world-changing research first hand. Free activities for all ages with talks, demonstrations and hands on displays from our science departments and festival partners.

All welcome!

Highlights include:


·        Real Life Sea Monsters - the Natural History Museum

·        The Most Disgusting Story Ever Told - the Science Museum

·        Animal Kingdom – Eton Natural History Museum

·        Swallows and Amazons – Weald and Downland Open Air Museum

·        Interactive shows and fun workshops from the Science Alternative Village Fete

·        Arts Alive at Royal Holloway Picture Gallery


Themed activities run by the Science Faculty:

Harry Potter: Wizardry and adventures at the School of Biological Sciences

Meet the Incredibles: Test your Superhero skills with the Department of Psychology

I, Robot: ideas towards intelligent robots with the Department of Computer Science

Welcome to the Real Ice Age - an exploration led by the Department of Geography

Dynamic planet! Follow the fossil trail from the Department of Earth Sciences

Alice’s World of Wonder: Beautiful shapes, odd puzzles, codes and ciphers
from the
Department of Mathematics and Information Security Group

Back to the Future: Time travel and a levitating model DeLorean at the Department of Physics.


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