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FIBE-CDT Constructionarium at the Cambridge Science Festival 2018

last modified Mar 12, 2018 05:05 PM

You're invited! FIBE-CDT is holding it's very own Science Festival events this coming Saturday 17th March 2018, from 10am to 4pm at the James Dyson Building on the Engineering site on Trumpington Street.

This popular family-fun event is run by the University of Cambridge on multiple university sites all over Cambridge and has attracted over 45,000 people in the past. It brings science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine to an audience of all ages through talks, performances, demonstrations and fun hands-on practice. 

FIBE will be running the following events:

1)  Castle Wars - This Angry Bird themed game involves building a castle out of cardboard boxes to protect your "pigs". Then you get to shoot down the opposing teams castle using a projectile with an Angry Bird soft toy to get at their "pigs".

2)  While you're waiting in the queue, play the digital version of Angry Birds on our big 65 inch touch screen.

3)  Build your own lasercut self-supporting Da Vinci bridge without any nails, screws or glue and see if it can support your phone.

4)  Stay Grounded - see a demonstration and learn the geo-technics about soil liquefaction on the ground beneath your feet.

See you there!