Sunday 16, December 2018

ASCUS at the Festival of Creative Learning 2018

The Festival of Creative Learning (FCL) is a year-long festival focusing on creative learning and innovation at The University of Edinburgh, culminating in a curated programme of events every February. We are delighted to open up the doors of ASCUS Lab again for this year’s FCL week long programme of curated events and activities taking place next month (19th – 23rd February 2018).
 
Check out our programmed workshops below and book now so that you don’t miss out!

ASCUS Lab at the Festival of Creative Learning 2018


Soil: Exploring Tiny Things
When: 3-5:30pm & 6:30-9pm, Monday 19th February
Where: ASCUS Lab, Summerhall
Tickets: £5/4* (booking required) BOOK HERE
Discover the fascinating world of microscopic life. Are you curious about the invisible life in soil? Want to understand more about soil’s complex composition and how this broad diversity of microorganisms depend on a fine balance of organic matter, mineral particles, air and water? Read more here Soil: Exploring Tiny Things

 
Soil: What Crawls Underneath
When: 3-5:30pm & 6:30-9pm, Wednesday 21st February
Where: ASCUS Lab, Summerhall
Tickets: £5/4 (booking required) BOOK HERE
Want to understand more about soil’s complex composition? With such a diverse range of organisms in soil there really is only one way to experience them and that is up close! Come and see mites, centipedes, and other small creatures in all their glory. Read more here Soil: What is Crawling Underneath

Window into the Earth
When: 3-5:30pm & 6:30-9pm, Wednesday 21st February
Where: ASCUS Lab, Summerhall
Tickets: £5/4 (booking required) BOOK HERE
Are you interested in geochemistry and crystallography? Check out the fascinating world of rocks and crystals while gaining valuable skills in microscopy. This is a great opportunity to start investigating the varied environments of the earth through the many types of crystals they produce! Read more here Window into the Earth

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