Look Inside Space

  • 10:00 am — 5:00 pm on Saturday 02 November 2013
  • at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, The University of Manchester, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9DL

Look Inside Space

Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2013 shortlist event

Event details

Make sure your half term goes out with a bang!

This exciting family event explores the world of rockets and space.  Come and explore the night sky and learn how you can skygaze at home using binoculars, planispheres and telescopes.  Make your own rocket and fly it to the moon and take part in some fun craft activities.

The rocket making session requires pre-booking.  Time slots are at 11.30, 12.15, 1.00, 2.00, 2.45, 3.30.  Please call 01477 571 766 to reserve your space.

The activities are suitable for primary age +

The Royal Society Young People's Book Prize celebrates the best books that communicate science to young people. A short list of 6 books is selected by a panel of judges and the winner is decided by groups of young people across the country.

Attending this event

This event is free but normal admission charges to the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre apply.  Please see the website for further information: www.jodrellbank.net/events/

Enquiries: Contact the events team

Events coming up

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  • Random walk to graphene 25 May 2015 at Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Wales Andre Geim talks to Roger Highfield at the Hay Festival.
  • Are you seeing clearly? 26 May 2015 at The Royal Society, London CafĂ© Scientifique exploring the future of light on earth.

For more events please see the events diary.

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