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Weymouth Family Science Festival

When? 01 October 2023
Where? Nothe Fort - Weymouth

  • Weymouth Family Science Festival
  • Weymouth Family Science Festival

The Weymouth Family Science Festival at the Nothe Fort is back!
🌟 Explore the Wonders of Science! 🌟
Join us for an unforgettable journey into the fascinating world of science at our Weymouth Family Science Day. Get ready to ignite your curiosity and embark on an adventure like no other! πŸš€πŸ”¬
🌌 Planetarium 🌌
Enter inside Dorset Astronomer Kate Earl’s inflatable Skyhigh Planetarium to hear stories and facts about the night sky, stars, and planets. Learn how to recognise the bright patterns of stars astronomers call constellations and hear how they got their names. Outside the dome there will be a chance to look at space rocks (meteorites) and ask questions.
Session 1 - 10.45am
Session 2 - 11.45am
Session 3 - 12.45pm
Session 4 - 2pm
Session 5 - 3pm
MAX 25 per session (sign up on the day, first come first served)
βš›οΈ Institute of Physics βš›οΈ
Make and launch your own rocket in Nothe Fort parade ground.
Learn about marine life, conservation, and the vital role our oceans play in sustaining life on Earth.
πŸ›οΈ Portland Museum πŸ›οΈ
Portland Museum will be showcasing historical artifacts and tales from the past.
🌍 Litter Free Dorset 🌍
Litter Free Dorset will highlight the importance of preserving our environment and keeping our planet clean.
πŸ¦– Paint Your Own Fossil/Fossil Hunter πŸ¦–
Release your inner palaeontologist! Create your very own fossil masterpiece or try your hand at fossil hunting to uncover ancient secrets.
πŸ” Victorian Scientist πŸ”
Explore the roots of modern science with Gordon Le Pard.
πŸ’§ Wessex Water πŸ’§
Learn about the science behind clean and sustainable water resources.
πŸ’‘ Polarised Light πŸ’‘
See the world in a new light! Explore the fascinating phenomenon of polarised light.
Don't miss this opportunity to engage with the wonders of science and unlock the mysteries of our world. Whether you're a budding scientist or simply curious about the world around you, there's something for everyone at Science Day!
Join us for a day of exploration, education, and inspiration. See you there! πŸ”πŸŒπŸ”¬ #WeymouthFamilyScienceFestival2023

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Nothe Fort

Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8UF

Tel: 01305 766626

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