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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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 For everybody I 25 people I 30 minutes
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’!
Discover how advanced technology (virtual reality) has the power to bring us closer to nature and allows us to look at it from a new angle: from the point of view of the animals and the plants.
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 + I 12 people I 45 minutes
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 For everybody I 1 hour
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 For everybody I 15 people I 1 hour
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 + I 1 hour 30
Science @ Fablab ULB
Enter the Fablab ULB laboratory and discover the riches of digital manufacturing.
Practical info : FR/NL/EN I 8 years + 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.
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 + I Throughout the 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
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 + 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 old I 20 people I 30 minutes
Planning : 9:30 / 10:30 / 11:30 / 13:30 / 14:30 / 15:30
Your world tomorrow... - Sciences.be
Come and take on challenges, experiment and solve puzzles around the scientific themes of tomorrow.
Practical information : FR/NL/EN I 10 years old and + I 24 people I 1h15
Planning : 9:45 - 11:00 / 11:15 - 12:20 / 13:15 - 14:30 / 14:45 - 16:00
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 + I Throughout the 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 + I 40 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 + I Throughout the 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 + I 20 persons I 1:30
Timing : 9:30 / 10:30 / 11:30 / 12:00 / 13:30 / 14:00 / 15:30
Connect The Bits - Technies 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 + I 20 people I 45 minutes
Planning : 9:00 / 10:00 / 11:00 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00
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 Ongoing
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 +I Throughout the 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 old 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 Throughout the 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 old 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 maker - 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 yearsI 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 + I Throughout the 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 + I Throughout the 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 old I 20 minutes
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 + I 20 people I Throughout the 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 + I Throughout the day 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 + 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 For everybody I Throughout the day
Plays²stem - Odisee
A playground to discover the mathematical functions and principles of physics while playing.
Practical info : FR/EN/NL I 2 years + I Throughout the 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 + 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 For everybody I Throughout the 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 old 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 For everybody I Throughout the 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 Throughout the day
Space Laser Games - Space Fun Games
Faites le plein d’émotions avec vos amis : cachez-vous dans le labyrinthe, élaborez des tactiques et gagnez des points en visant avec votre pistolet laser sur les gilets interactifs de vos adversaires!
Practical info : FR/NL/EN I 7 years + I Throughout the 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 + I Throughout the day
The funny scientific village - Les Petits Débrouillards
Discover the world around us through active, participatory and experimental pedagogy.
Practical information : FR I For everybody I Throughout the 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 + 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