Creative Quarter - 13 November 2015
Creative Quarter gives 13-19 year olds access to some of the latest developments in the creative industries, and provides an overview of different education and career pathways young people can follow.
Students can take part in free workshops, talks and drop-in events, and meet professional artists, designers, scientists, undergraduate and postgraduate students across nine different organisations along and around Exhibition Road.
Here's what's on offer at the Science Museum:
Think - build - create!
This dynamic workshop explores the wonder and potential of computer programming through a series of practical experiments with mechanical kit.
Students will use basic coding language to devise and input procedures, test them, rework them and see the results in action.
The session encourages development of logic and computational thinking skills, as well as exploring the interaction between hardware and software.
Sessions at 11.00-12.00 and 12.45-13.45. Suitable for ages 13-16 years.
Before or after the session, allow time to explore our Information Age gallery, telling the story of how our lives have been transformed by information and communication technologies over the last 200 years.
Your chance to meet a real life scientist! Come along to Antenna, our contemporary science gallery, and find out first-hand about some amazing new developments. Chat with our scientist and find out exactly what it's like to work on the cutting edge of discovery. Scientists to be announced.
Sessions at 10.00-12.00, 13.00-15.00. Drop- in, no booking required
Suitable for ages 13 and above.
Engineer Your Future gallery
Could you shape the world we live in? Find out if you've got the problem-solving, big-thinking, team-working skills to be a globe-trotting engineer of tomorrow. Visit our interactive exhibition Engineer Your Future for teens thinking about their futures.
Sessions at 10.00-11.15, 11.15-12.00, 12.00-12.45, 12.45-13.30, 13.30-14.15, 14.15-15.00, 15.00-15.45.
Suitable for ages 14-18 years.
Teacher pack for Engineer Your Future available here.
These events are free but pre-booking is required. Call us on 020 7942 4777.
Combine your visit with Creative Quarter events
Combine these events at the Science Museum with the fantastic Creative Quarter activities at other local venues. See the full programme for details.
Creative Quarter is organised by the Exhibition Road Cultural Group, and is now in its tenth year.