To celebrate 200 years of existence of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT), the Parco Ciani will become a place to discover the natural sciences hands on next week.
Travel the cosmos in an inflatable planetarium, test your sense of smell and discover the microscopic life in a drop of water, all these exciting activities will be accessible free of charge from Thursday October 15th to Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 with a special programme over the weekend.
Park turned into Lab
In the science tent choose between different scientific activities such as "A gym for the senses'" or "So much life in the water!"
The wonderful universe
Four steps to the stars will take visitors on a journey into the cosmos inside a planetarium. Catch a presentation every hour.
The amazing life below the ground
The earth is a multitude of strands of mushrooms, insects, worms and earthworms, roots of all shapes and sizes as well as some bigger inhabitants! Discover what's below your feet.
The event is coordinated by l'Ideatorio in collaboration with the Society of Natural Sciences and the Ticino Cantonal Museum of Natural History. Guaranteed lots of family fun.
For more information: www.ricerca-live.ch.
For the programme in Italian click here: http://www.scienzenaturali.ch/