This year’s Festival is set to be the biggest yet - it will almost be bursting at the seams with science fun for all ages. The festival runs from March 26 to April 4, 2009.
Learn about the Science of the Singing Voice or discover just who else we share the earth with at the Paranormal Cheshire talk.
Take a step back in time and discover where science started, with renowned author Patricia Fara as she guides us through 4,000 years of science. Or find out about the history of Wrexham on the Wrexham Town Trails.
As it is the International Year of Astronomy, they have put together a series of talks to whet any stargazer's appetite. Kicking off the talks on Friday, March 27, will be Guy Hurst, Editor of The Astronomer Online, with Fostering Professional-Amateur Cooperation. In this talk he will introduce astronomy and explain ways in which we can all enjoy what the night sky has to offer. Other talks include Mars Fact or Fiction and The Sun, Moon and Earth Show.
Scientriffic this year will be a hive of activity, split into themed zones. You will have the chance to meet a polar bear, play with snakes, try your hand at radio broadcasting on the BBC bus, and find out how you Wii works courtesy of Bangor University.
So what Zones can you expect?
The Animal Zone The Technological Zone The Human Body and Health Zone
Plus a few other surprises, so watch this space!
The schools programme is aimed at both primary and secondary pupils. The schools programme offers science talks which can be held either at your school or at one of our venues.
For further information, wisit the dedicated Wrexham Science Festival website.