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Countdown to Science Spectacular

16 Oct 2012

Free, drop-in event on Saturday 27 October (11am – 3pm) at The University of Manchester, Whitworth Hall and The Manchester Museum, on Oxford Road.

If you haven’t heard – the Manchester Science Festival is coming! And The University of Manchester is playing host to a Science Spectacular!

Find out why lotus leave don’t get wet, take a journey through the heart, wrestle with plants that bite back, and get curious with some creepy crawlies. Over 40 interactive, hands on science activities – fun for all the family.

Meet the scientists and engineers behind the amazing research at Manchester. There will be lots of activities suitable for children of all ages, including face painting and lucky science dips, and there’s plenty to keep adults entertained too.

So bring your mum and dad, your kids, and your friends to this free event. Take part in our fun science challenges and become a Manchester Science Star!

We hope to see you there! 

On your way, see if you can spot our secret scientists along Oxford Road!

This event is part of the Manchester Science Festival. Come out and play, create and experiment at this nine-day Festival: