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Come watch, listen and experiment. Apply for the Leiden Science Family Day!

14 September 2018

Visit the Leiden Science Family Day with your family and friends! Experience exciting demonstrations, become a scientist at countless workshops, visit the Experiment Square or listen to one of our speakers.

The registration is open, so sign up.


The programme includes lectures by Nicole de Voogd, Vincent Icke, Arno Knobbe and Stéphanie van der Pas. There is also a special kids lecture by Professor Noteborn.

At the Experiments Square children can draw with bacteria, fold mathematical polyhedra, isolate DNA from fruit, do experiments with magazine New Scientist or participate in the Junior Science Lab.

Freezing Physics will give a cool demonstration, you can take part in several guided tours or listen to stories from green house chef Rogier of the Hortus botanicus Leiden.

About the Leiden Science Family Day

The Faculty of Science of the Leiden University will open its doors on Saturday 6 October.

From 11.00 hrs. to 16.00 hrs. young and old can discover together what is happening within our Faculty and how much fun science is!

The Leiden Science Family Day is free of charge. The programme is suitable for all ages.

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