Young Astro and Science Fest

July 27, 2019

July 27, 2019

18:30 To 0:00

pin Newchurch Observatory Sandown, Isle Of Wight, United Kingdom

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Event Description

Astronomy and Science Festival for 7-11ry olds, older and younger siblings and friends can come too.
What to expect:
Tech Central – Ohbot Robot, Radio astronomy, Stellarium star chart apps and demonstrations
Telescope City – Every telescope we own will be out to use
Fun Physics – Science demonstrations by real scientists
Astro Art – Make a planet mask and pinwheel galaxy
Astronaut Haven – Astronaut Training, Dress like an astronaut, Mission to Mars game
Hedgehogs in Space – author will do story telling and explain the science in the book
Amazing Stargazing – Indoor planetarium

Quizzes, competitions, prizes and other activities as you go around

Tickets £2.50 per child (adults go free) available at Rutherford Eye Care, Lake, Ventnor and Freshwater.
Check https://rutherfordeyecare.co.uk/about for opening hours

Parking in Thompson Garden Centre, Watery Lane, Newchurch PO36 0LX opposite the observatory
https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?oe=UTF-8&hl=en-gb&client=safari&um=1&ie=UTF-8&fb=1&gl=uk&entry=s&sa=X&ftid=0x487489eaf4aafcdb:0xf5d4473df7f6d88&gmm=CgIgAQ%3D%3D
The Scouts will be there to direct you
Parking available at the observatory for anyone with reduced mobility

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