Now in its 10th edition, the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF), organized by the Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), is the capital’s highly anticipated annual science festival. It features engaging live shows, demonstrations, diverse edutainment activities and workshops that aim to inspire the nation’s youth and encourage them to pursue STEAM subjects.
Ever wanted to know how you balance a chair on your chin, if you can juggle liquid, or how circus performers eat fire? StrongWomen Aoife and Maria reveal the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.
11:00am & 2:00pm
1:30 & 4:30pm
A circus science show for kids starring two women scientists turned circus performers!
As part of Engineers Week 2020 we have a very special science show with a difference for you to enjoy!
10am (Primary Schools)
1pm (Secondary Schools)
StrongWomen Science doesn’t only illustrate scientific facts. It seeks to promote enquiry, inventiveness and accessibility in science, making it open to all, in particular young women and girls. In addition to demonstrating scientific principles in fun and accessible ways, it looks at the worth of failure and the power of teamwork, both shared by science and circus. Because when science meets circus, anything’s possible.
11:30am & 2:30pm
The Edinburgh Science Festival is an annual science festival taking place across the Easter school holidays in Edinburgh. Each year it delivers the UK’s largest Science Festival with almost 270 events for families and adults over the course of two weeks. Its programmes include family days out, hands-on activities, talks and discussions.
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The museum of the past must be set aside, reconstructed, transformed from a cemetery of bric-a-brac to a nursery of living thoughts. The museum of the future must stand side by side with the library and the laboratory.
Smithsonian curator George Brown Goode, 1889