Tue, 26 Aug 2008
Scientists from the University of East Anglia will help families explore ‘the science of life’ at a free hands-on event in Norwich.
Aimed at children of all ages, the fun science event on Saturday September 6 takes DNA and cells as its theme and promises to be one of the biggest UEA has ever mounted.
Scientists and students from the
A wide range of activities will be on offer and children will be able to see their own DNA, become DNA detectives and learn how to break the genetic code.
Adults will be catered for too, with a lecture at 11am on the latest developments in prostate cancer research, followed by a discussion.
“The emphasis will very much be on families having fun with science,” said organiser Dr Kay Yeoman of UEA’s
“There will be a large number of hands-on activities and children will get the chance to do experiments they may never be able to at school.”
Funded by the Wellcome Trust as part of the Mobile Family Science Laboratory project, ‘Cells Alive: Exploring the science of life’ takes place at the Forum,
For further details, please contact Kay Yeoman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01603 592846.
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