Healthy New Me – Weekend Programme
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It’s the start of a new year and many people set new years resolutions to do many different things but one of the most important things is to look after your body, after all you only have one… Join us as we discover ways to look after our bodies.
Camera Obscura Tours
Daily @ 12:00 & 14:00 (weather dependant)
Have you ever taken a tour of the city while standing on one spot? Join us on one of our Camera Obscura tours for a 360° view of the surrounding area. Listen out for announcements to join the tour.
Daily @ 13:00
Some call it magic, we call it science. Our daily Science Shows will excite while nurturing awareness that science is a part of our daily lives.
Saturday, 14 January
11:00 Food chains (Age 7+ ● entry fee only)
Are humans really on the top of the food chain. Discover more about who eats what is the world.
15:00 Nerves, a shocking experience (Whole Family ● entry fee only)
What makes you tick, tingle to your toes. Come and feel the electric shock that send information to your whole body, while using a Van der Graaff Generator.
Sunday, 15 January
11:00 Know your Nose (Age 6+ ● entry fee only)
Is the air around us really clean, make a pollution tester to see how and how much of a role our nose play in protecting us.
15:00 Recycling (Age 6+ ● entry fee only)
What to do with all your old junk? Come and get creative to make something useful.
Saturday, 21 January
11:00 It’s all about the Heart Beat (Age 6+ ● entry fee only)
How does your heart work? Learn how to take your own pulse and build a stethoscope.
15:00 Making Lemonade (Age 6+ ● entry fee +R5)
Make a nice refreshing drink to keep you hydrated.
Sunday, 22 January
11:00 Deep Breath (Age 6+ ● entry fee only)
Testing your lungs capacity and discover how long you hold your breath for.
15:00 Heart and lung dissection (Age 6+ ● entry fee only)
Demonstration of what a real heart looks like on the inside and see how it work
Saturday, 28 January
11:00 DNA extraction (Age 6+ ● entry fee only)
What make you, uniquely you, come and see actually DNA and hold it in your hand.
15:00 Test your dominant side (Age 6+ ● entry fee only)
One side is longer and stronger than the other… Left or Right which will win?
Sunday, 29 January
11:00 Testing the Food we eat (Age 6+ ● entry fee only)
Build a food pyramid, and use a chemical to test for starch.
15:00 Building block foods (Age 6+ ● entry fee only)
Is Fish really brain food? Discover the important foods that helps our body growth and develop.