Elements explorer

Elements Explorer

Interactive talk with Dan Green, as part of the 2013 Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Event details

With just 92 unique ingredients we can make everything in the world – cars, ketchup, PCs and people, you name it! Discover the amazing science of elements with Dan Green, the author of The Elements, one of six shortlisted books for the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize 2013. Meet the number 1 element, hydrogen, dangerous and deadly plutonium and the “king of bling”, gold. Find out where elements come from, what they get up to and how they combine to make materials.

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Attending this event

This event is free to attend, open to all and is aimed at Young People aged 8-14. No tickets are required. Doors open at 3pm and seats will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

We have a limited number of spaces for wheelchair users and ten bookable seats for people with impaired mobility who are unable to queue. To book in advance, please contact the events team. Further information about accessibility is available.
Enquiries: Contact the events team

Elements explorer 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK

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