Cambridge Science Centre

 

What's On

  • Accuracy in Space

    Do you love to tinker and practise hard to get things right? Practice makes perfect for this task, join us for our Accuracy in Space sessions to try an activity used during the training of Japanese astronaut-hopefuls in a week long continuous observation session. Don’t worry, we won’t keep you all week!

    31st May
    11:00am - 11:30am
  • Volcanic earth

    Join the Cambridge Volcano Seismology Group to explore volcanoes and earthquakes. Have a go at creating your own 'earthquake' and see how it compares to a real one!

    31st May
    12:00pm - 12:30pm
  • Understanding space- make a hovercraft

    Ever dreamed of becoming an astronaut when you grow up? Join us this half term for one of our “Understanding Space” sessions to make a hovercraft and explore Newton’s Laws of motion, which enable us to understand how to get into space.

    31st May
    1:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Volcanic earth

    Join the Cambridge Volcano Seismology Group to explore volcanoes and earthquakes. Have a go at creating your own 'earthquake' and see how it compares to a real one!

    31st May
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Fit for space

    It's not just brain power you need but also muscle power to become an astronaut. Join us this half term for one of our “Fit for Space” sessions to try out some exercises like those that might be used by astronauts on the International Space Station to help them keep fit in space.

    31st May
    3:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Destination Space: Join the crew!

    Ever dreamed of being an astronaut? Join the crew to explore British European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station. An out of this world show not to be missed!

    31st May
    4:00pm
  • Living in Space

    Could you eat, sleep and work upside down or floating in space? Test your endurance during our “Living in Space” sessions to see how well you would cope with the disorientation experienced by astronauts living in microgravity on the International Space Station.

    1st June
    11:00am - 11:30am
  • Why astronauts are like raindrops

    Why astronauts are like rain drops: What happens to body fluids in space? John Cronin from King's College London explains with the help of astronaut candidates Gerard the Giraffe and Sandy the Sea Snake!

    1st June
    12:00pm - 12:30pm
  • Communication in Space

    Ever dreamed of becoming an astronaut when you grow up? Join us this half term for one of our “Communication in Space” sessions to see how important communication is when you’re working in space.

    1st June
    1:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Why astronauts are like raindrops

    Why astronauts are like rain drops: What happens to body fluids in space? John Cronin from King's College London explains with the help of astronaut candidates Gerard the Giraffe and Sandy the Sea Snake!

    1st June
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Accuracy in Space

    Do you love to tinker and practise hard to get things right? Practice makes perfect for this task, join us for our Accuracy in Space sessions to try an activity used during the training of Japanese astronaut-hopefuls in a week long continuous observation session. Don’t worry, we won’t keep you all week!

    1st June
    3:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Safe in space

    Space is a dangerous place with many hazards - take a trip with us to discover the dangers astronauts face and the ways they are protected.

    1st June
    4:00pm