East & South Notts and Nottingham

Wonder 2019 at the University of Nottingham

Wonder 2019 at the University of Nottingham


University of Nottingham
University Park

Date(s) - 15-June-2019
11:00 am - 4:30 pm

University of Nottingham

Saturday 15 June 2019 | 11am – 4.30pm


The University of Nottingham is throwing open its doors to curious minds for a day of hands-on fun. Wonder 2019 will showcase the best of what they do at the University, with an exciting schedule of free activities for all ages.

Families are invited to explore the huge range of research and teaching activities that will be celebrating The Year of the Periodic Table.  Activities will have a fun link to the elements and range from art workshops through to science experiments.

– See a real cloud created indoors using liquid nitrogen
– Test your skills with LED light sabre training
– Hunt for elements in our Periodic Table treasure trail
– Meet space-travelling worms and find out how they used oxygen to stay alive
– Hear how helium and iodine helped the allies win WWI
– Solve puzzles and turn your knowledge into gold
– Become a scientist and see your own DNA
– Build a volcano and your own lava flow using augmented reality
– Create a giant art installation with gold, silver and copper threads