Glasgow Science Festival: Science Sunday Event.

June 18th, 2017

The Glasgow Science festival finished with a Science Sunday event at University of Glasgow Kelvin gallery and Hunterian Museum. The free event for family allowed to explore different areas of science: physics, chemistry and biology. Enthusiastic volunteers, explained and taught how to use microscopes, control robots and fully engage in various activities. The advances of current research into gravitational waves as well as robotics attracted many little future scientists. DNA profiling, fingerprinting and blood group testing allowed participants feel like CSI forensic investigators and identify the criminal out of five suspects. Several tours were held at the Hunterian Museum: “Chew It Over” presented different types of animal teeth, while “Rainbows from rocks” focused on mysteries of geology.

Activities:

  • Get Crafty with Glasgow Science Festival
  • Seeing Speech
  • Hearing Voices
  • Glasgow Museums on Tour
  • Scotland’s Seagrass Meadows
  • 60 Years of Computing in Glasgow
  • CSI Whodunnit?
  • Exploring Vector Insects
  • The Detection of Gravitational Waves
  • The Wonders of Perception
  • Maker’s Lab: Big Data
  • To Pee or Not to Pee?
  • Jelliver’s Travels
  • Really Big Data: Digital Photography
  • Women in Engineering
  • Circus Science: Ringleaders and Saboteurs
  • Chew It Over!
  • Pearls: the youngest gemstones on Earth
  • WANTED: Midges dead or alive!
  • Rainbows from rocks
  • The Earth – moving under your feet?
  • Coral bleaching: a colourless underwater world

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By Egle Belgaite, representative of the University of Glasgow (Scotland, UK)

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