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Week 3 - Engineering & Technology

Technology surrounds us joins us and find out how it works, join our hands on events and have some fun together!

Ask Me Anything: Engineering and Technology

Ask Me Anything: Engineering and Technology

Staff and students at the University of St Andrews answers your questions about engineering and technology.

Sponsor: University of St Andrews.

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Creating Captivating Cornflour

Creating Captivating Cornflour

Simply mixing water with cornflour will mesmerise you and your family!

Sponsor: Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Cryptography - Learn How To Write and Solve Secret Messages

Cryptography - Learn How To Write and Solve Secret Messages

Pig Pens, mysterious meetings and Caesar's Secrets - in this activity pack you will learn how to use cyphers to uncover and send secret messages.

Sponsor: Technocamps.

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Early Explorers: Coding Game

Early Explorers: Coding Game

Have a go at making your own coding game without a screen!

Sponsor: Dundee Science Centre.

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Engineering in the Movies: Magic Drum

Engineering in the Movies: Magic Drum

Create your own moving animation using recycled materials, pen and paper.

Sponsor: Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Make a Catapult

Make a Catapult

Create your own catapult using things you can find around your house!

Sponsor: Dundee Science Centre.

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Milking it

Milking it

Many of the products we buy today are made from or contain plastic. Explore how to make plastic using just milk and vinegar with different ideas for applications.

Sponsor: Royal Academy of Engineering.

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MVV Environment Baldovie - Energy from Waste

MVV Environment Baldovie - Energy from Waste

Discover how MVV generates energy from waste, meet some of the team and find out about their careers.

Sponsor: MVV Environment.

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My World of Work Live!

My World of Work Live!

My World of Work Live is a set of fun, interactive activities that help young people understand future careers.

Sponsor: Skills Development Scotland - My World of Work Live!.

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Power Up!

Power Up!

Take a look at different types of energy, the importance of electricity and how it is generated.

Sponsor: Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Python Maths

Python Maths

From printing 'Hello World' to producing polygons, this introduction to programming in Python will give you all the skills you need to really get to grip with the basics.

Sponsor: Technocamps.

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SCI-FUN-Do-It-Yourself

SCI-FUN-Do-It-Yourself

Recreate the University of Edinburgh's SCI-FUN Roadshow activities at home!

Sponsor: University of Edinburgh.

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Scottish Water

Scottish Water

Discover challenges, hands-on activities and resource sheets from Scottish Water!

Sponsor: Scottish Water.

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Scratch Games and Programming

Scratch Games and Programming

If you've ever fancied yourself as a game designer or programmer, it's time to Scratch that itch!

Sponsor: Technocamps.

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TechFest

TechFest

Our friends at TechFest will be running their festival from 5-25 November 2020.

Sponsor: TechFest.

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Virtually Explore: Science and Engineering

Virtually Explore: Science and Engineering

Go behind-the-scenes ar The King's Buildings campus at the University of Edinburgh.

Sponsor: University of Edinburgh.

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Also see our event weeks Climate & Space, Life Sciences and Human Biology and Anytime Events.