The «Mornings of Science» and the «Christmas Holidays 2020 with Science» workshops will mark the December agenda at the Centro Ciência Viva do Algarve (CCVAlg), located in Faro.
With the start scheduled for the 5th, the «Morning of Science» will take place, playful-scientific activities for children from 5 to 10 years old, lasting two hours (from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm) and always on Saturdays.
The activities developed provide rewarding experiences in a very stimulating environment, in addition to stimulating creativity and curiosity about the world, science and technology. Date of the actions and respective descriptions:
December 5 – The Magic of Science
“Can magic be explained by science ?! Come learn some tricks that only science will help to understand! Become a magical scientist. ”
December 12 – Insect or Stone?
“Are there insect fossils? Yes! ‘Stone’ and ‘amber’ just like the ones you’ll be able to make. Dare! ”
December 19 – Christmas lamps
“Using light and using recycled material, we are going to build a lamp to put in the chimney! Give your imagination wings and come and have fun with us! ”
December 26 – Engenhocarias: Automata
“Have you heard of Automata? They are machines that move by themselves! Do you want to pull your imagination and develop a contraption ?! It will be super fun! ”
The price of each activity is 4 euros, with registrations valid until 16:00 hours of the previous day, by contacting 289890920 or by email [email protected]
The four Christmas vacation workshops on the agenda, on the other hand, will take place between January 22 and 30, from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm, aiming at "awakening the scientist" that exists in children aged 5 to 10 years. The actions are as follows:
December 22 – i[USING$d£N4t^L[usOe$d£N4t^L
“Are you sure what you're seeing? Between 3D glasses and thaumatropes, we will explore optical illusions! Join us!"
December 23 – Engenhocaria: Save Christmas
“Santa Claus lost his bag of presents! During this activity you will need imagination and creativity! We will build a chain reaction to help Santa Claus! Do not lose!"
29.12.20 – “MARcroscópico”
"Did you know that there is a lot of life 'hidden' in the sea ?! Let's explore some microorganisms and learn about their characteristics. You can even watch sands! Are they all the same? Come and find out. ”
30.12.20 – Architect 2021!
“And why not imagine and build the city of the future? Defy the laws of physics with spaghetti! It will be super fun! Don't miss the last activity of the year. ”
With a cost of 8 euros per workshop, places are limited to five places per day, in order to guarantee mandatory conditions of the DGS and the IPDJ. Mandatory prepayment to guarantee registration, after confirmation of vacancy, through the contacts already mentioned.