Earth Day22 April 2018
To celebrate Earth Day explore amazing stories and science of the environment.
Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Various events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events happen in more than 193 countries.
Join our Mission Commanders, along with expert scientists, as we investigate the science of planet Earth.
Become a trainee environmental scientist and help us investigate land, air and oceans, and see if together we can find solutions to some of the issues surrounding us today.
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Meet the Expert
Mudcraft – looking at lakes from the arctic to the tropics
Join two environmental experts as they discuss their favourite topic – lakes!
Speakers: Tessa Driessen and Keechy Akkerman – PhD students at Loughborough University
The Family Show
It is time for planet Earth to take a trip to the Doctor!
Discover how environmental scientists help us understand our changing planet. See how research over a period of time helps us identify patterns of change and how you can investigate and explore your natural environment.
LIVE Space – 12:15 and 15:15
Drop in Science Sessions
Throughout the day our Science Interpreters will be hosting the following workshops, demonstrations and hands on science sessions: