Saturday, August 10, 2019 to Sunday, August 11, 2019
Come to our STEAM weekend, 10am-4pm, as the Big Bang arives at Cromford!
Create, make, and learn as you find out about how things are powered. Join in the hydro-power workshops at 10.30am, 12pm, 1.30pm and 3pm.
Exotic Zoo – this is a hands-on immersive experience to engage and excite people about our amazing planet, our ecosystems and the animals that call it their home. Visitors get to see and touch Meer cats, armadillos and various reptiles.
The Discovery Pod with National Farmers' Union (NFU) – The Discovery Pod enthuses children to learn about agriculture and where food comes from. Children and adults alike can have a go at a host of farming themed STEM activities and challenges learn about the amazing technology farmers use every day to put food on our plates.
Rotary International – The Build A Bridge challenge encourages team work as visitors will immerse themselves in an engineering challenge that will test their problem solving and thinking.
Batak Reaction Test – Are your reaction times as fast as Lewis Hamilton? Are you ‘in the zone’ or easily distracted? This quick-fire Batak Board reaction test shows how our brilliant brains react to messages and how we can train our minds to respond more quickly. Visitors will also be able to learn about heart rate increase through exercise as they challenge themselves on our rowing machines.