Gillespie Centre/St Mary's Hall

Hands on Science

Free!

Just turn up and join in

11 am -4pm Saturday  21st September 2019, Gillespie Centre and St Mary's Hall, Biggar

11 am -4pm Sunday 22nd September 2019 , Gillespie Centre, Biggar

Hands on Science

Saturday 21st September 2019 from 11am-4pm in the Gillespie Centre and St Mary's Hall

Sunday 22nd September 2019 from 11 am-4pm in the Gillespie Centre

Saturday 21st September 2019

Outside

Venue date and time

Suitable for

Home Energy Scotland

Find out how you can reduce energy usage in your home; have a go on an electric bike.

Electric Vehicle Association

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And many more acitivities..

Saturday 21st September 2019

10am -4pm St Mary's Hall, Biggar.

10am - 4 pm The Gillespie centre, Biggar.

Sunday 22nd September 2019

10 - 4pm The Gillespie centre, Biggar.

Family, Primary, Early secondary, Parents, Adult interested in science, The long lived

Hands on Science

Saturday 21st September 2019 from 11am-4pm in the Gillespie Centre and St Mary's Hall

Sunday 22nd September 2019 from 11 am-4pm in the Gillespie Centre

Saturday 21st September 2019

Outside

Home Energy Scotland

Find out how you can reduce energy usage in your home; have a go on an electric bike.

Electric Vehicle Association

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The Gillespie Centre

University of the West of Scotland - Zoology

Handle some live organisms and find out about the importance of protecting species and habitats.

Disease Detectives

There is an amazing biodiversity of pathogens which infect living things. Discover how we can detect them for the purposes of diagnosing and tracking disease outbreaks and creating vaccines that will protect against different pathogen strains. Become a Disease Detective in this interactive workshop to find out “Who done it?” and “Who got it?” 

Microscopy Art

An interactive exhibition using a microscope to look at microorganisms and then using the imagery to create your own artwork. 

St Mary’s Hall

Wanlockhead Lead Mining Museum

Learn the secrets of the rocks and minerals in this area. Try your hand at gold panning and take home with you any gold you find. There will be a small charge for gold panning to cover costs.

Science Henna Tattoos:

Choose a science-themed henna tattoo from a range of designs. There will be a small charge for this activity.

Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS:  

Do you know what lives in the deep waters of the North Atlantic that surround Scotland?  Discover more about how scientists of the ATLAS project are exploring the deep sea and working out how to protect marine eco-systems in a changing ocean.  Play with some real and virtual underwater robots (ROVs); get hands-on with some watery experiments and investigate biodiversity in the deep!

https://www.dynamicearth.co.uk/learning/atlas

Sunday 22nd September 2019

The Gillespie Centre

Scottish Badgers Wildlife Crime Scene Investigation

Clues are provided from a wildlife ‘crime scene’ e.g. human fingerprints, animal paw prints and hair found at the location. YOU are the detective and can work out from a variety of samples which animal is involved and which human has perpetrated the crime. A fun self-guided CSI activity that can be followed by parents and children together to ‘solve the crime’!

University of the West of Scotland - Life Sciences

Find out whether you have the gene for alopecia (baldness) and discover the gross biofilms (slime) that grow on contact lenses if you don't clean them properly!

And many more acitivities..

Venue date and time

Saturday 21st September 2019

10am -4pm St Mary's Hall, Biggar.

10am - 4 pm The Gillespie centre, Biggar.

Sunday 22nd September 2019

10 - 4pm The Gillespie centre, Biggar.

Suitable for

Family, Primary, Early secondary, Parents, Adult interested in science, The long lived

 

Hands on Science

Saturday 21st September 2019 from 11am-4pm in the Gillespie Centre and St Mary's Hall

Sunday 22nd September 2019 from 11 am-4pm in the Gillespie Centre

Saturday 21st September 2019

Outside

Home Energy Scotland

Find out how you can reduce energy usage in your home; have a go on an electric bike.

Electric Vehicle Association

h

The Gillespie Centre

University of the West of Scotland - Zoology

Handle some live organisms and find out about the importance of protecting species and habitats.

Disease Detectives

There is an amazing biodiversity of pathogens which infect living things. Discover how we can detect them for the purposes of diagnosing and tracking disease outbreaks and creating vaccines that will protect against different pathogen strains. Become a Disease Detective in this interactive workshop to find out “Who done it?” and “Who got it?” 

Microscopy Art

An interactive exhibition using a microscope to look at microorganisms and then using the imagery to create your own artwork. 

St Mary’s Hall

Wanlockhead Lead Mining Museum

Learn the secrets of the rocks and minerals in this area. Try your hand at gold panning and take home with you any gold you find. There will be a small charge for gold panning to cover costs.

Science Henna Tattoos:

Choose a science-themed henna tattoo from a range of designs. There will be a small charge for this activity.

Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS:  

Do you know what lives in the deep waters of the North Atlantic that surround Scotland?  Discover more about how scientists of the ATLAS project are exploring the deep sea and working out how to protect marine eco-systems in a changing ocean.  Play with some real and virtual underwater robots (ROVs); get hands-on with some watery experiments and investigate biodiversity in the deep!

https://www.dynamicearth.co.uk/learning/atlas

Sunday 22nd September 2019

The Gillespie Centre

Scottish Badgers Wildlife Crime Scene Investigation

Clues are provided from a wildlife ‘crime scene’ e.g. human fingerprints, animal paw prints and hair found at the location. YOU are the detective and can work out from a variety of samples which animal is involved and which human has perpetrated the crime. A fun self-guided CSI activity that can be followed by parents and children together to ‘solve the crime’!

University of the West of Scotland - Life Sciences

Find out whether you have the gene for alopecia (baldness) and discover the gross biofilms (slime) that grow on contact lenses if you don't clean them properly!

And many more acitivities..

Venue date and time

Saturday 21st September 2019

10am -4pm St Mary's Hall, Biggar.

10am - 4 pm The Gillespie centre, Biggar.

Sunday 22nd September 2019

10 - 4pm The Gillespie centre, Biggar.

Suitable for

Family, Primary, Early secondary, Parents, Adult interested in science, The long lived

Hands on Science

Saturday 21st September 2019 from 11am-4pm in the Gillespie Centre and St Mary's Hall

Sunday 22nd September 2019 from 11 am-4pm in the Gillespie Centre

Saturday 21st September 2019

The Gillespie Centre

University of the West of Scotland - Amazing Zoology!

The UWS team are bringing marine organisms, insects and molluscs to Biggar! Come along and be stunned and amazed at the different organisms. Meet shrimps, starfish, snails, sea anemones, sea urchins and snails, worms and insects. Handle these marvellous creatures and see their amazing adaptations magnified on the big screen. Learn more about how they feed, breath, live and issues related to their conservation.

Moredun Institute - Disease Detectives

There is an amazing biodiversity of pathogens which infect living things. Discover how we can detect them for the purposes of diagnosing and tracking disease outbreaks and creating vaccines that will protect against different pathogen strains. Become a Disease Detective in this interactive workshop to find out “Who done it?” and “Who got it?” 

Microscopy Art

An interactive exhibition using a microscope to look at microorganisms and then using the imagery to create your own artwork. 

Home Energy Scotland - Advice Stall

Find out how new technology can help to make your home warmer and cheaper to run, and how you could fit microrenewables to you property.

St Mary’s Hall

Wanlockhead Lead Mining Museum  - Gold Panning

Learn the secrets of the rocks and minerals in this area. Try your hand at gold panning and take home with you any gold you find. There will be a small charge for gold panning to cover costs.

Science Henna Tattoos

Choose a science-themed henna tattoo from a range of designs. There will be a small charge for this activity.

Dynamic Earth - Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

Do you know what lives in the deep waters of the North Atlantic that surround Scotland?  Discover more about how scientists of the ATLAS project are exploring the deep sea and working out how to protect marine eco-systems in a changing ocean.  Play with some real and virtual underwater robots (ROVs); get hands-on with some watery experiments and investigate biodiversity in the deep!

https://www.dynamicearth.co.uk/learning/atlas

Sunday 22nd September 2019

The Gillespie Centre

Scottish Badgers - Wildlife Crime Scene Investigation

Clues are provided from a wildlife ‘crime scene’ e.g. human fingerprints, animal paw prints and hair found at the location. YOU are the detective and can work out from a variety of samples which animal is involved and which human has perpetrated the crime. A fun self-guided CSI activity that can be followed by parents and children together to ‘solve the crime’!

University of the West of Scotland - Life Sciences

Find out whether you have the gene for alopecia (baldness) and discover the gross biofilms (slime) that grow on contact lenses if you don't clean them properly!

And many more activities...

Venue date and time

Saturday 21st September 2019

10am - 4pm St Mary's Hall, Biggar.

10am - 4pm The Gillespie Centre, Biggar.

Sunday 22nd September 2019

10 - 4pm The Gillespie Centre, Biggar.

Suitable for

Family, Primary, Early Secondary, Parents, Adults Interested in Science.

 

Richard Wiseman

Science of magic

Johnny Ball

20th and 21st September

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