x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Abu Dhabi Science Festival to reach out to more emirates

This year’s Abu Dhabi Science Festival will include shows in Al Ain, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Umm Al Quwain.

DUBAI // This year’s Abu Dhabi Science Festival will go on tour with shows in Al Ain, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Umm Al Quwain.

In the capital, the event will take place from November 14 to 23 at the du Forum on Yas Island as well as the popular Corniche East Plaza.

“We are thrilled to engage with all our future scientists and engineers that live across the UAE by bringing this science extravaganza to them,” said Neama Al Marshoudi, manager of content, Science and Technology Development for the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC).

“Our touring activities will inspire and captivate our young visitors as they will have the chance to build and then race model cars, construct Kaleidoscopes, program robots and experience many other exciting activities.”

The festival travels to Al Ain Zoo on November 14, 15 and again on November 22 and 23. On November 16, children from Al Gharbia can join in the fun at the Madinat Zayed Garden.

On November 17 and 18, the event will move to the Ras Al Khaimah Corniche, while on November 19 and 20 visitors to the Fujairah Corniche will be able to take part.

On November 21 children from Umm Al Quwain will get a chance to enjoy the hands-on scientific games and challenges at the emirate’s Cultural Centre.

Each event will feature a variety of workshops and shows, such as how to make water powered “rocket” cars and building solar-powered lamps.

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