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Wisbech

'STEM in the Fens' in Wisbech

Join us every day this Easter holiday for some STEM filled fun!

'STEM in the Fens' in Wisbech
'STEM in the Fens' in Wisbech

Time & Location

10 Apr 2024, 10:30 – 14:45

Wisbech, Horsefair Shopping Centre, Wisbech PE13 1AR, UK

About the event

Welcome to our Wisbech PopUpScience Centre.

We will be open from 10:30am to 2:45pm so families will be able to enjoy free entry to explore our hands-on STEM-based exhibits, join in with our shows or have a go at one of our activities.

Today's Show

11:00am     Evolootion

Evolution involves a lot of randomness, but how can that change a population? In this workshop, we will explore the concepts of evolution and variation. Have a look at cats and variations that may (or may not) be inherited by their kittens. Play a board game that explores how random changes in individuals may lead to long term changes in populations – all squeezed into one show!

Today's Activity

1:30pm      Strawberry DNA

Strawberries have 8 copies of their DNA meaning there's lots for us to extract! Find out how and learn a bit more about this special molecule.

Find us at the old ARGOS shop from 10:30am - 2:45pm 

Drop in anytime and one of our Communicators will be on hand to guide you through a journey of hands on exploration. No need to book.

Supported by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer at all times. Our weekend sessions are aimed at children from 7-11 years. 

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