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What’s On

What's Happening Today?
02 Jan 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
All Day

2018 Public Programme Rock Lab Why are rocks so important to our everyday life? Take on the role of a geologist and discover the rocks that make up the surface of the earth that we live on. In your geologist role use ‘sonar’ boxes to map out an ocean floor. Erupting Volcanoes Workshop Explore, build [...]

Engineering Club: The Goblin Car
21 Apr 2018 - 16 Jun 2018
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Become part of ASC’s Goblin Car team to design, build and race a single seat electric car. Young people will work as part of the team to build the Goblin Car and enter it into the annual race at Grampian Transport Museum. Please note: parents will be required to arrange children’s transport to and from [...]

The Science of History
05 May 2018 - 03 Jun 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore how our ancestors used science in their everyday lives. Just how might we have moved huge stones and created stone circles over 6000 years ago? Take part in hands-on workshops, storytelling and shows as we discover the science of history.  

Little Explorer Days: Planet Earth
22 May 2018 - 26 May 2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pack your bags, we’re going on a journey around the world! From dry deserts to snowy mountains to salty oceans teeming with life, we’ll explore the amazing diversity of Planet Earth. With interactive workshops and shows, this is a chance to discover the planet we live on! These days are open to public and groups. [...]

Stuff Worth Knowing: On the Edge of Reality - My Month in South Georgia!
24 May 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join PhD Student Jacob Hargreaves from University of Aberdeen as he talks us through the incredible journey he took in in 2017 living in the British Antarctic Survey base at King Edward Point, South Georgia. As part of his research project studying fungi that call this far-reaching part of the planet ‘home’ he recounts meeting [...]

STEM Club: Movies and Magic
27 May 2018 - 01 Jul 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Our STEM club is back with exciting activities as we head into Summer. This May, June and July join us to find out more about the science of special effects with Movies and Magic! Sometimes what looks like magic is actually science. £39 per booking. To book please email:

Little Explorer Days: People Who Help Us
19 Jun 2018 - 23 Jun 2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Follow Jamie and his dog patch as they meet helpful people on one very eventful day! While you’re on the Exhibition Floor, meet people from various local organisations who provide services to us These days are open to public and groups.   Each Little Explorer Day workshop lasts approximately 30 minutes and is supported by [...]

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