School day

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The event I Love Science Festival is totally free (admission and workshops) for everyone of all ages... 

On Friday 24 April, the festival hosts schools, with a fun and scientific programme.

Activities not requiring registration are offered throughout the festival. If your class has not signed up in advance, you will still be welcome to join us for a day filled with science and discovery! 

However, advance registration is available to school classes for certain workshops, depending on the number of spaces available. 

Booking is only possible for Friday 24 April. 

Shows also take place throughout the day on the podium at the appointed times, and no booking is required. 

Discover the I Love Science Festival programme below.

For any additional information, please contact us by email at:

Practical info

Friday 24 April 2020
9 am – 4 pm
Brussels Expo- Palais 1


Via public transportation

  • Train: Gare du midi station
  • To get to Brussels Expo from the Gare du Midi, take Metro line 6 towards Roi Baudouin. Get off at Heysel. The journey takes around 15 minutes.
    From the Gare Centrale, take Metro line 5 towards Erasmus or line 1 towards Gare de l’Ouest. At Beekkant, take line 6 towards Roi Baudouin. Get off at Heysel. This journey takes +/- 20 minutes. 
  • Metro: Ligne 6 direction roi Baudouin - stop Heysel
  • STIB bus: Bus 88 et 84 direction Heysel – Heysel stop
  • Tram: Tram 7 direction Heysel - Heysel stop


A limited catering and picnic area will be available to you on the festival grounds. Therefore, it is possible for the children to bring their own food.


By reservation


Colporteurs des sciences - Le Pavillon Des Sciences

What is a sound? Is it the same as a noise? How fast does it spread? The "Sounds and Voices" animation lets you discover how to produce sounds using different families of musical instruments, but also everyday objects

Practical info : FR I All audiences I 25 people I 30 minutes

Reservation here


Escape game : « Le colis de Mathieu Hériaux » - IRISIB

Come handle scientific equipment and acquire new knowledge thanks to this Escape game.

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 12 years and + I 24 people I 45 minutes

Planning : 9 :00 / 10 :00 / 11 :00 / 12 :00


Explore Science @ ULB - Infosciences & la Scientothèque

A dynamic exhibition that combines cutting-edge research and educational explanations. Enjoy workshops and "Lab challenges", a scientific Escape Game and educational activities on various scientific themes.

Practical information : FR/EN I 14 years and + I 16 people I 30 minutes



Feel the Earth - BOZAR

Immersive experiences and virtual reality are changing our relationship with the living world for a very long time. BOZAR invites you to take a journey to the heart of the wilderness with ‘Jungle VR’!

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 12 to 20 years I 20 people I 45 minutes

Planning : 9:30 / 10:30 / 11:30 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00


Picture © Lucile Dizier, BOZAR


Fun bikes - Le Grand Huit

Through the amusing use of unique bicycles with crazy proportions, Le Grand Huit will make you on new ways of getting around that respect the environment and are adapted to urban traffic requirements.

Practical info : FR/EN I 8 years and + I 12 people I 45 minutes 

Reservation  here


Laborabus - Maine Sciences

Mr Jean Neplinépoche, a wood merchant, is found dead. 

Through a collaborative investigation, the animation shows the means implemented over time to solve the crimes.

Practical info : FR I All audiences I 1 hour

Reservation here



Go into space, walk on the Moon, and even on Mars! The Plastimobile will also inform you of the countless benefits and advantages of controlled recycling of plastic parts.

Practical info : FR I All audiences I 15 people I 1 hour

Reservation here 


Propulseur - Science Animation

The Propulseur, in its teaching capacity, will also give you access to science and innovation via interactive workshops involving creating objects using 3D printers.

Practical info : FR I 8 years and + I 20 people I 1h30 

Reservation  here 


Science @ Fablab ULB

Enter the Fablab ULB laboratory and discover the riches of digital manufacturing.

Practical info : FR/NL/EN I 8 years and + I 20 people I 1 hour 


Scientibus - Unilim

This mobile laboratory amazes the public once again with yet more fun exhibitions. "Make people want to learn" rather than "make them learn" could be the motto of the Scientibus.

Practical info : FR/EN I 8 years and + I 30 people I 1h30

Reservation here 


SoundLAB - Factum lab

An interactive device based on sound creation that allows you to try your hand at both sound creation and sound reception.

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 7 years and + I All day


The new energy of the future - University of Groningen Faculty of Science and Engineering

A debate on the colossal energy challenges that lie ahead in the coming decades and learn how to make your own solar panel!

Practical info : FR/EN/NL I 8 to 15 years I 30 people I 45 minutes

Reservation  hier


The yeast cell, a real biochemical factory - Labiris/Meurice

The properties of yeast: a veritable miniature production plant, with a wealth of things to discover. From bread with bioethanol, to beer and even vaccines.

Practical information : FR I 16 years and + I 15 minutes to 1 hour 

Planning : 9:30 / 10:30 / 11:30 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 



Will you live 150 thanks to science? - Heales

Understanding the longevity of animal, plant and human species. 

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 8 to 20 years I 20 people I 30 minutes 

Planning : 9:30 / 10:30 / 11:30 / 13:30 / 14:30 / 15:30   


Your world tomorrow -

Come and take on challenges, experiment and solve puzzles around the scientific themes of tomorrow.

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 10 years and + I 24 people I 1h15 

Planning : 9:45 - 11:00 / 11:15 - 12:20 / 13:15 - 14:30 / 14:45 - 16:00 

Without reservation


Exhibition Hubert Reeves - Le Lombard

Fun and adapted to a young audience, the exhibition explains and vulgarises in pictures themes as complex as biodiversity, forests and oceans. 

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 8 years and + I All day


A Taste of Science - Pint of Science Belgium

A science cafe to discover, discuss... and participate in fun activities that make science open to all, with a drink, or a coffee!

Practical information : FR/EN/NL I 6 years and + I 40 people I 30 minutes to 1 hour


Acting today for the city of tomorrow - Bruxelles-Environnement

Come and discover environmental sciences, observe the life of a soil with binoculars and how we depollutate the city thanks to plants, choose your job for the city of tomorrow and discover the educational tools for the climate.

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 8 years and + I 12 people I 30 minutes to 1 hour 


Art&Science Chambers - Ohme

Come and discover the two "chambers" that present artistic works which popularise science.

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 13 years and + I All day


Picture@StokkStudio (David Baatzsch)


Build a radio receiver - Union royale Belge des Amateurs-émetteurs

Build a small FM radio receiver and take it home to listen to your favourite station! 

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 10 years and + I 20 people I 1h30 

Timing : 9:30 / 10:30 / 11:30 / 12:00 / 13:30 / 14:00 / 15:30


Capmobile - Cap Sciences

Games of foam and ice: artificial smoke domes, mysterious raindrops and preparation of magic potion.

Practical info : FR I 6 to 12 years I 15 people I 20 minutes

Reservation here


Connect The Bits - Techies Lab

Cubetto program, a nice robot made of wood and electronics to find its way back to the city. And learn how to code your own video game and test it with a giant controller!

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 5 to 12 years I 6 to 24 people I 30 to 45 minutes 

Planning : 9:15 - 10:00 / 10:30 - 11:15 / 10:30 - 11:00 / 11:45 - 12:30 / 12:00 - 12:30 / 13:45 - 14:30 / 14:00 - 14:30 / 15:00 - 15:45 / 15:30 - 16:00 / 17:00 - 17:30


CSI @ Open BioLab Brussels - Erasmushogeschool Brussel

Come and compare the DNA of various suspects at the Open BioLab Brussels to the DNA found at the crime scene.

Practical info : FR/NL/EN I 8 years and + I 20 people I 45 minutes 

Planning : 9:00 / 10:00 / 11:00 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00


Daily Science

A series of public and interactive conferences around the creation and animation of a digital "Festival Newsletter". A competition will also be organised for the public during the festival.

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 10 years and + I All day 


Deconstruct the city. Create the city - VUB Architectural Engineering

Interactive activities and a multimedia exhibition for all, which reveal how Brussels' architecture and structure make it an intelligent and sustainable city.

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 7 years and + I All day


Discovering the universe - Planétarium de l'Observatoire royal de Belgique

A mobile planetarium that will take you on a journey through space and have your head in the stars.

Practical info: FR/NL/EN I 8 to 16 years I 20 people I 30 minutes

Planning FR : 10:30 / 11:00 / 11:30 / 13:30 / 14:00 / 14:30 / 15:00 / 15:30

Planning NL : 9:00 / 9:30 / 10:00 / 12:00 / 12:30 / 13:00


Drone Tower - EspaceDrone Group

Discover the incredible world of drones and virtual reality! This activity addresses the latest technological innovations in a fun and scientific way.

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 10 years + I 10 to 12 people I All day


ElectroKids VS Iron Monster or how to weld ? - Fablab'ke

Two workshops on the properties of metal and its uses.

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 7 to 25 years I 3 people I 30 minutes

Timing : 9:30 - 10:30 / 11:00 - 12:00 / 12:30 - 13:30 / 14:00 - 15:00


From gamer to makers - We are coders

Are you a fan of Mario, Snake, Flappy Bird, Minecraft,… Join us on our booth and participate in our Discovery code. You will learn how to create your own game and discover the Scratch Universe and many other surprises.

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 8 to 14 years I 8 people I 45 minutes


Gaming to the next level - VUB

Do you wonder how interior positioning can improve the gaming experience? Challenge your friends by doing the fastest lap on our track with remote-controlled cars or by playing hockey. You might win a 3D-printed medal! 

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 6 years and + I All day


Gravity VR & ShareCare VR - Futurist Games Brussels

Come and discover several scenarios that push the limits of the human brain’s perception.

Practical info : FR/EN I 7 years and + I All day


Hearing Augmented Reality Index Race - LARAS/IRISIB

A fun and interactive experience to address a series of scientific and technological themes related to sound and triangulation positioning.

Practical informations : FR/NL/EN I 7 to 16 years I 10 persons I 10 to 20 minutes 



In the flesh and blood - Museum of Medicine

Card games, models to dismantle... this entertaining workshop introduces children to the organs that make up their bodies and the role that each of them plays in human anatomy.  

Practical info : FR I 7 to 12 years I 20 minutes


In the skin of an astronaut - Eurospace Center

Come and discover the satellites of the Euro Space Center, disguise yourself as a real astronaut and take a souvenir photo! 

Practical info : FR/NL/EN I 5 years and + I All day 


Introduction to japanese chess - Fédération Belge de Shôgi

This game allows you to work on your combinatorial thinking, allowing you to playfully develop thinking strategies close to those needed in programming and coding.

Practical information : FR/EN I 5 years and + I 20 people I All day





Journeys from Alchemy to Chemistry - 1001 Inventions

Join a fascinating educational journey with 1001 Inventions to discover the world of 8th century pioneer, Jabir ibn Hayyan! 

Practical info : FR/NL/EN I 3 years and + I Continuous flow I 30 minutes


Keep talking and nobody explodes - Avalon Virtual

Creation of various workshops on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality used in teaching; testing of different VR experiments; and creation of o paper MergeCube.

Practical information : FR I 12 years and + I 7 persons I 15 minutes 


Photo studio - Innoviris

Come and take a Picture memory at our photo studio! 

 Practical info : FR/EN/NL I All audiences I All day


Plays²stem - Odisee

A playground to discover the mathematical functions and principles of physics while playing.

Practical info : FR/EN/NL I 2 years and + I All day


Protein riddles - VUB

Use your knowledge on DNA and proteins to get out of the escape room, or try to solve protein puzzles in Virtual Reality.

Practical information: FR/NL/EN I 14 years and + I 6 people I 30 minutes 

Planning : 9:15 / 9:45 / 10:15 / 10:45 / 11:15 / 11:45 / 12:15 / 12:45 / 13:15 / 13:45 / 14:15 / 14:45 / 15:15


Robigami Workshop - KIKK

A new exhibition and experimentation area dedicated to science and technology with a workshop where you can learn the basics of creating an electronic circuit and programming an LED.


Science Ambassador - Innoviris

Come meet and vote for your candidate for Science Ambassador 2020!

Practical information : FR/EN/NL I All audiences I All day


Science Worlds - Jeunesses Scientifiques de Belgique

A life size role-playing game on the theme of science and technology.

Practical information schoolday (Friday) : FR I 6 to 12 years I 50 people (2 classroom)I 1 hour 

Planning : 10:00 / 11:00 / 12:00 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00

Practical information weekend : FR/NL I All audiences I All day I 30 min to 2 hours 


Sitting on the multi-axis chair - Euro Space Center

Like Buzz Lightning, discover a fascinating universe thanks to this multi-axis chair (developed by NASA!). Enter an astronaut training simulator. Are you ready for an adventure 

Practical information: FR/NL/EN I All day


Space Laser Games - Space Fun Games

Feel the thrill with your friends: hide in the labyrinth, develop tactics and earn points by aiming your laser gun at your opponents' interactive vests!

Practical info : FR/NL/EN I 7 years and + I All day


Superb Geometric Music - KIKK

Musique Géométrique is an interactive installation that uses the principles of mathematics and geometry to compose musical pieces.


Take your microbial selfie - Erasmushogeschool Brussel

The "levogram": a living photo created by the growth of yeast cells... A truly original installation!

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 5 years and + I All day


The funny scientific village - Les Petits Débrouillards

Discover the world around us through active, participatory and experimental pedagogy. 

Practical information : FR I All audiences I All day


The LEGO® Barcode Game - IRISIB

Don't think that technology is glamorous? We prove the opposite with a team game built in LEGO® , which reveals the secrets of barcodes and introduces you to the programming of industrial robots. 

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 8 years and + I 30 minutes

Planning : 9:15 / 10:00 / 10:45 / 11:15 / 11:45 / 13 :30 / 14:00


Une sagesse devenue artificielle - Fédération Belge de GO

Discover the game of Go, a subtle 3,000 year old strategy game played by millions of players.

Practical info : FR/NL/EN I 5 years and + I 10 to 20 people I 10 minutes 


Wearable Technology - Gluon Educatie

Come and discover 4 activities and learn about this inspiring theme that intersects art, design, science and technology.

Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 8 years and + I 12 people I 45 minutes 

Planning : 10:00 / 11:00 / 12:00 / 14:00 / 15:00


At the end of the tale - Toto's head

Musical shows for young and family audiences.

Practical info : FR I 3 to 12 years old I Continuous flow  I 30 to 50 minutes

Journeys from Alchemy to Chemistry - 1001 Inventions

Enjoy this live show with interactive and immersive on-stage experiments that bring to life stories of the journey from alchemy to chemistry by remarkable pioneers.

Practical info : FR/NL/EN I 7 years and + I Continuous flow  I 30 minutes

KluG - MicroCube

KluG is a wandering mechanical being; a solitary, errant machine with no function of its own and in perpetual discovery of a world that is still alien to it.

Practical info : FR/NL/EN I All audiences I All day 

Tomorrow brought us rain - ROBIN

Come and discover a musical show that tells the story of an engineer who is as courageous as he is melancholic.

Practical info : FR/NL I 7 years and + I Continuous flow I 30 minutes