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TO EXPERIMENT IN THE ATOMIUM SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY WORKSHOP

ATOMIUM

5 – 30 JULY 2010

The Atomium will organize an interactive workshop for kids from 6 till 12 years old in collaboration with the Scientastic Museum in July. The mystery of magnetism, static electricity and reflections are the subjects that will be discovered. As every year, the Atomium organizes a playful and constructive workshop for its younger visitors. This year, we have chosen for a workshop designed by the Scientastic Museum of Brussels. An interactive workshop with interesting and original experiments that children can try out themselves. >>> The mystery of magnetism and static electricity Magnets are certainly one of the most magical and fascinating forces of nature. Kids can discover how they can visualize a magnetic field, how they can make a compass, how to turn on a neon light without power,… >>> To play with reflections Nothing more fun than playing with reflections. What exactly are reflections and how to they occur? Can you break a code or invent a code by using a mirror? A solution to all these questions can be found by performing some scientific experiments.

>>> Practical information Data: from July 5th till July 30th (From Monday till Friday) Planning: 2 sessions in English (max. 12 children per session) > 11.00am-11.45am: the mystery of magnetism and static electricity > 5.00pm-5.45pm: to play with reflections Place: Atomium / Kid’s Sphere Attendee: from 6 to 12 yo Access: to participate to the workshop, you should buy an entrance ticket at the cash desk of the Atomium. With the ticket, you can visit all the accessible spheres. We advise you to arrive in the Atomium at least 30 minutes before the workshop starts. Subscription: please send an email to alicia@atomium.be with following information: •Name + first name child(ren) •Number of children •Telephone number / Mobile number •Day and hour of participation >> Information

Ilse de Braekeleer • info@atomium.be • 02 475 47 74 • www.atomium.be/scientastic Atomium • Square de l’Atomium • B-1020 BRUSSELS • 5 min. walk from Heysel Metro station (line 6) and Mini-Europe. Open 365/365 • 10am-6pm (last entrance at 5.30pm) • audio guides / video guides / guided tours available.


To experiment in the Atomium. Physics for kids. 05-30.07.10