Science for kids at the Maltings in Ely

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COSMOS, powered by Cambridge Science Centre, is joining forces with The Maltings  to deliver amazing  interactive science that you really need to come and see.

Open from Monday 14th August, 10am – 4pm and FREE to the public.

Cambridge Science Centre has teamed up with the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership to provide Ely families  with fantastic, hands-on  science through a COSMOS Roadshow during the summer holidays  from 14th  – 20th August  2017.

The COSMOS Roadshow team will be bringing an exciting collection of their most popular hands-on, space-themed exhibits to The Maltings in Ely.  The pop-up exhibition will include favourites such as the Gravity Well, along with drop-in activities to inspire children, young people and their families about science.

COSMOS Roadshow is dedicated to opening up a world of possibility in communities across East Anglia, engaging people of all ages with hands-on experiences of science, technology, engineering and maths – known as STEM.  According to the ASPIRES report from King’s College London, just 15% of young people aspire to be scientists.  However studies show that preconceptions of what STEM may involve can deter young people from entering further education in these fields.  Cambridge Science Centre is committed to showing families that STEM provides a platform for children to use their imaginations to discover new innovations.

Helen Slaski, CEO of Cambridge Science Centre, said: “We are thrilled to be returning to Ely this summer. We are passionate about making STEM accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds; encouraging creativity, investigation and discovery. In Ely we are combining the best of our previous exhibitions with fantastic hands-on activities, sparking imaginations and inspiring young minds.”

The fun doesn’t stop there with Cambridge Science Centre’s free COSMOS Online membership. Exploring a different theme each month, COSMOS Online provides free, exciting challenges and interactive activities for all the family to enjoy.

For more information about supporting Cambridge Science Centre or joining the Executive Council please contact Sam Davis, Development Manager on samdavis@cambridgesciencecentre.org