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Earth Science Week 2016: Earth Explored - Get hands on with Earth Sciences at Dynamic Earth

08 - 15 October 2016
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Event type:
Open day, Workshop, Social event
Organised by:
Earth Science Week 2016
Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh
Event status:

To help celebrate Earth Science Week 2016, Dynamic earth invites you to come and get hands on with Earth Sciences. As well as travelling through space and time in our exciting exhibition, our learning team will be on hand to help you explore our planet and its processes like never before.

  • Come and explore dinosaurs with our fossil cast collection, and even hold some fossilised dinosaur poo
  • Make your own tornado
  • Explore topography using our augmented reality sandbox
  • Explore deep time and the rock cycle through our giant jigsaw
  • Explore satellites and Earth observation with stunning pictures of Earth from space
  • See if you can detect a meteorite from a 'meteo-wrong'
  • Take a trip to the tropical rainforests and be a bug detective
  • Travel to the Polar Regions and explore the different forms of life which call these areas their home

For more information, check out our website

Target Audience

Suitable for family audiences of all ages

Time and date

Saturday 8, Sunday 9 and Saturday 15 October 2016, 10am - 4pm each day


Dynamic Earth, 112-116 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH88AS


Free with a ticket to Dynamic Earth