Everyone’s a scientist this half term with the Francis Crick Institute

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This event ended on Saturday 30th of May 2020

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Please note: as you will no doubt be aware COVID-19 is leading to many events being cancelled or postponed. Please check with the organisers of any event listed here to confirm it is going ahead as planned.

Become a scientist this half term with the amazing online Discovery Week from world-famous science centre, The Francis Crick Institute.

From 25-30 May we’ll be surprising and inspiring you and your family with something new every day. With crazy crafting, kitchen challenges and the chance to meet our brilliant scientists, as well as lots of downloadable resources to keep you busy.

In each day’s task there’s a hidden clue to hunt down. Keep hold of these as by the end of the week, they’ll reveal the golden word and you’ll be in for a chance to win great prizes, including a £50 Amazon voucher.

Tune in everyday at 11am for our daily activities on Instagram (@thefranciscrickinstitute) or our website (www.crick.ac.uk/discoveryweek)!

Tasty science
Who knew science could be so delicious? Join scientist and Bake Off star Yan Tsou as she shows you how to create your own cell cupcake, using chocolate buttons and laces. Yum!
Monday 25 May, 11am: Discovery page

Meet a Scientist
What’s it like to work in a lab? And what actually happens when you’re testing samples for Coronavirus?
Join Steinar Halldorsson our virus expert for our Meet a Scientist session, where you get to ask your burning questions and discover what it’s really like being a scientist. Bring your curiosity!
Submit your questions on Tuesday 26 May via Instagram stories or our Discovery page.
Friday 29 May, 11am: Instagram Stories @thefranciscrickinstitute

DIY science in your kitchen !
Get ready for some fizzy fun with our DIY science demo. Experiment alongside Ellie Horner from our education team, to create your own chemical reaction, and find out how reactions like this are being used to fight diseases at the Crick!
Saturday 30 May, 11 am: Discovery Page www.crick.ac.uk/discoveryweek

#discoveryweek #everyonesascientist


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