Space Explorers at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival, Children's Tent 17th Aug 10.00am-11.00am Free

On Saturday 17 August, the Maths Week Scotland team will be at Edinburgh International Book Festival. Come and say hello, and make some rocket shape origami bookmarks with us.

We will be joining the National Museums Scotland learning team for a Space themed morning, where we’ll be having fun and learning some fascinating facts about space and space exploration. Get hands-on with some real meteorites and enjoy interactive crafts, demos and a pop-up sensory tent for those who appreciate a quieter experience.

Free, drop-in.

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