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Events near you: January, 2014

 
The Interface between Science, Philosophy and Art in the Nineteenth Century
Tuesday, 7 January, 2014 - 19:30 to 20:30
Tempest Anderson Hall
A lecture by Dr John Gibbins
Little Scientist Days: Water
Tuesday, 21 January, 2014 - 10:00 to Wednesday, 22 January, 2014 - 17:00
Satrosphere Science Centre

Little Scientists are invited to Satrosphere to learn all about water! Learn about the different forms of water, animals that live in water, and why it is so important, all in our workshop. Take part in water experiments, sorting games and crafts and water play!

Little Scientist Days are recommended for children aged 3 to 5 years old and reduced admission fees are in operation.

For more information, please contact us on 01224 640340 or info@satrosphere.net.

 

 
Mangroves - what they are and why they matter
Tuesday, 21 January, 2014 - 19:30 to 20:30
Tempest Anderson Hall
A lecture by Dr Peter Hogarth, University of York What are mangroves? To most people the word conjures up - if anything - an image of a fetid swamp, rife with dangerous beasts … This is true (up to a point!), but is only a part of the truth. Mangrove trees thrive where no other plants survive, and have evolved ways to cope with living in sea water and being permanently waterlogged. Because of this, they create a unique environment which would not otherwise exist: a tidal forest. Mangrove forests house and sustain a diverse and fascinating ecosystem.