Chelmsford Science Festival 2023 – Family Science Days

Join us for a jam-packed day of hands-on, interactive science activities suitable for all ages.

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From constructing a skeleton to building a skyscraper and finding out how an AI-powered robot could help you in a search and rescue mission, there's something for everyone!

Explore the universe in the immersive touring Planetarium, try your hand at creating music in virtual reality and find out if you're smarter than a crow. Design the cities of the future and find out what it's like to be part of our emergency services.

Fun hands-on science and engineering with CSES

Activities for all the family! Have a go at the egg drop challenge. Build a structure out of paper and test to destruction. Enter the weird world of electromagnetism. Test your balance skills with our toppling towers and find out why things do (or don’t) fall over.

Cutting-edge technology from the heart of Chelmsford with Teledyne

Did you know that nearly every famous image from space was taken with technology made in Chelmsford? Or that over 90% of the world’s radiotherapy treatments are made possible by equipment from here? Discover how Teledyne e2v’s high-tech products make a difference across the world … and beyond!

Drop-in coding with Southend Tech

Create a game, webpage or app at our drop-in coding workshops:

Clicker game! Create a clicker game where you earn beats to play new drums and bigger venues using Scratch, a simple block-based coding language.

Anime expressions! Create and style a webpage for an anime drawing tutorial using html and css coding.

Guess the Invention! Write a program in Python for a word guessing game using the names of inventions created for space.

Further details and booking here:

Part of Chelmsford Science Festival 2023.


21 October 2023, 09:00 to 22 October 2023, 16:00
Anglia Ruskin University
Bishop Hall Lane
United Kingdom
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