Celebrating Science and Discoveries for Science Week 2017
Science Week 2017 runs from 12th-19th of November and this year the Museum has plenty of fun for families, school tours, science nuts and tourists alike.
Science Week 2017 at The National Wax Museum Plus
Monday 13th| Augmented Reality in The Science Area
One of our staff members will be on hand to teach visitors all about how we use Augmented Reality to turn our Science & Disovery Area into an interactive classroom. This will feature usage of the Augmented Reality App Wax Magic, and our staff member will be on hand to discuss the process of creating the app and giving live demonstrations for visitors.
Tuesday 14th| What can Irish Lakes tell us about Climate Change?
“What can Irish lakes tell us about Climate Change” Dr Evelyn Keaveney of Queens University will be giving a presentation on how climate change affects the world and what carbon dating can tell us.
Wednesday 15th| 3D Printing: When Science meets Wax
3D printing in the National Wax Museum Plus: When Science meets WAX
One staff member will give a demonstration to visitor of the 3D scanning process. We will also have 3D printed prototypes on display for visitors to take a photo with.
Thursday 16th | Experiments in the Name of Science
Visitors will be astounded by science experiments on display on Thursday. Specific details of this event TBC
Friday 17th | “Ancient Ireland: Discoveries beneath our feet”
Dr Rowan McLaughlin of Queen’s University will give a talk on “Ancient Ireland: discoveries beneath our feet.”Dr McLaughlin is a research fellow of he School of Natural and Built Environment who has published many articles on the neolitihic and bronze age.
All of these events are subject to availability and if the Museum it’s suggested for visitors to book online to ensure their attendance.