British Science Week

Science in the shopping centre

  • Location: Highcross Leicester (outside Debenhams)
  • Date: Sunday 11 March
  • Times: 11.00am – 5.00pm

Come along to Highcross to learn about some fascinating science facts and even try your hand at a few experiments.

  • Learn what it takes to be an astronaut
  • Extract DNA from a banana
  • Meet the team who found King Richard III and see his 3D printed remains
  • Meet Suzie Imber, winner of BBC Two’s Astronauts: Do You Have What It Takes?
  • Try your hand at reaction and memory tests
  • Find out what marshmallows can teach you about a how space suit works

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