Events

Sunday Funday for the whole family: Sky's the limit

Sunday 15th October 2017 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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Doing, Watching, Learning for all the Family:

  • Weather balloon launch with experiments on board from Sidmouth College and Sidmouth Primary School.
  • Virtual reality simulating space flight. Jet car building and racing; with prizes! 3D printing.  
  • Working robots you can build yourself. 
  • Building space shuttles and aeroplanes from cardboard and paper.
  • Programming using a Raspberry Pi.
  • Talks on Ballooning, Space Suits and Weather in the Atmosphere.
  • Planetarium shows.
  • Story times in the Planetarium
  • Detecting Meteors at the Lockyer Technology Centre and more.

Jaspers Catering will be on site, providing food, drinks and snacks.

Entrance fee: £8 per adult.  Children free.  Cash only if you buy at the door, to book in advance - see button on the top right of this page.
The entrance fee covers all the events on the site on the day.

Venue: Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY

 

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