Science Adventure - Summer Activities

Have a fun time and enjoy weird and wonderful activities this summer.

Newcastle Scient Events

We have four interactive shows led by Blast Science taking place in our Toy Department throughout August.

Bangs & Clashes!- The Sound Show
Monday 3 to Wednesday 5 August, 11am and 2pm
Take a look into the fascinating journey of sound and the biology behind how the ear works. Take part in fun interactive experiments using the theremin, gongs, cymbals, and decibel readers.
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Space Explorers- The Forces and Astronomy Show
Monday 10 to Wednesday 12 August, 11am and 2pm
Discover captivating facts about the earth, moon and stars and find out about the men and women of physics plus learn about air resistance and friction. Also, take part in an interactive gravity challenge to support a 1kg bag of sugar using only tooth picks.
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Slime & Stuff- The Materials Show
Monday 17 to Wednesday 19 August, 11am and 2pm
The Material Show peels back the layers of the world and looks into the things that make things. Solids, liquids, gases, atoms, molecules and polymers make up this fun interactive workshop. Also, you will have the opportunity to create your own polymer using slime.
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The Totally Gross Show with Chemistry and Biology
Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 August, 11am and 2pm
The Totally Gross Show looks into the biology and chemistry of the human body. Take a look into the world of snots, blood and nits under the microscope. Also, you will have the chance to create your own edible crunchy scabs in a petri dish.
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Please note all shows are unsupervised activities and we kindly request that parents accompany their children throughout the workshops. Please arrive 5 minutes before your allocated start time. All children will be supplied with a lab coat and goggles.

All workshops are suitable for ages 5-10 years.

The 11am workshop will be aimed at younger children and the 2pm workshop will be aimed at older children.

Price: £5 per child plus booking fee. The £5 ticket price is redeemable against a craft or science toy on the day of the workshop.

In association with Thames and Kosmos

The Professor’s Chemistry Conundrum
Can you help the professor find his missing equipment to finish his experiment? Follow the clues around the department for a chance to win a prize.

Face Painting
Daily from Saturday 18 July to Saturday 15 August (excluding Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays) plus Saturday 22 August and 29 August.

£3.50 per child or FREE for one child upon production of a receipt with any spend over £10 on the day in the Toy Department.

Northside Diner Offers
FREE ice-cream when you purchase any child’s meal.

FREE* child meal when an adult main meal is purchased.
*Available on Mondays between 4pm-7pm valid from Monday 20 July –
Monday 31 August 2015.

Wednesday 22 July and Wednesday 29 July
£3.50 per child or FREE for one child upon production of a receipt for any spend over £15 on the day on the Toy Department.

Orange Elephant Workshop
Thursday 23 July and Friday 7 August
11am, 12.30pm & 2pm
Let your kids get creative and have fun with clay at our special interactive workshop. Places are limited, please call 0191 232 5100 to make a booking or speak to a member of the Toy Department.

Use your imagination and create some weird and wonderful things at the Lego Play tables.

Science Activities
Join in our science themed activities, including Beat the Buzzer and Detecting with Microscopes.

Enter our Design a Minion Costume competition to win a dressed Minion bear. Plus, Mascot appearances from Build-A-Bear characters will take place on Saturdays between 11am-1pm.

Take part in our competitions for all ages for the chance to win fantastic prizes.

There will be a range of offers and free prize draws across the Toy Department.

Science Professor Pictures
Don’t miss the chance to have your photo taken with our Science Professor cut-out stand in the midst of the laboratory.

*Terms and conditions apply, ask in store for details.
The entertainment programme listed above is not a supervised play scheme. Parents are requested to stay with their children and join in the fun. Programme information correct at time of printing.


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