International Day of Light Activities (May 1 & 14)

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International Day of Light Activities (May 1 & 14)

Please find information below about exciting UNESCO International Day of Light activities in Auckland!

 

1st May International Day of Light Science Fair at MOTAT

Scientists from the University of Auckland will be hosting a range of activities to celebrate the International Day of Light at MOTAT from 10 am on the 1st of May. There will be bottle rockets, power generators and other interactives suitable for the whole family. See MOTAT in a new light using our camera obscura, or, if you’re feeling very brave, come hold a piece of our star in your hands. Come to check out our activities or just to chat with some scientists in your own backyard about light and lasers, we look forward to seeing you at MOTAT.

 

14th May International Day of Light Science Fair at Papakura Museum

Come to Papakura Museum to celebrate the International Day of Light from 10 am on the 14th of May. There will be power generators, diffraction glasses, and other interactives suitable for the whole family. Come see the museum in an entirely new light using our camera obscura, or just have a chat with one of our friendly scientist volunteers, we look forward to seeing you on the 14th.

We’ve got a full house of volunteers for this Sunday, but if you want to come to Papakura on Saturday the 14th please email Andy Wang at [email protected]