Sideshow Science

When
Thursday 21 February 2013 11:00am - 3:00pm
Price
Free
How to book
No need to book, just drop in
Where
Weston Park
Theme
Family
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© Carl Rose

Serious science gets seriously entertaining! Catch these amazing practical demonstrations live at the museum, then try them at home to astound your friends and family.

Come along and find out more about Sheffield's fantastic fossil collection. Discover how fossils are formed, what they can tell us about the animal that made them and have a go out a fun fossil-themed craft activity.

In conjunction with the University of Sheffield

Suitable for 6+ years

 

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