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February
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Green Architecture - Feb
Dino's Dynamos - Green Architecture - Feb

Space Explorers (age 10-14) 

The human population is growing and now more than half of all the people on Earth live in urban areas like ...

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March
Fri 02 Mar
at 01:30 PM
Dino's Dynamos
Dino’s Outdoors: Park Life - Ecology Warriors
Dino’s Outdoors: Park Life - Ecology Warriors

New for 2018 we have teamed up with the Holyrood Park ranger service to bring you an exciting and engaging outdoor learning program for 8 – 12 year olds on F...

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Sat 03 Mar
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Plastic Smart - March
Dino's Dynamos - Plastic Smart - March

Plastic Smart (age 6-14)

Humans use a lot of plastic! Around the world, we buy one million plastic bottles per minute and D...

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Sat 10 Mar
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Sat 10 Mar
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Frogs of the Forest – March
Dino's Dynamos - Frogs of the Forest – March

Frogs of the Forest (age 6-14) 

Tropical rainforests are well known for being full of strange and surprising plants and animals, but did you know tha...

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Sat 17 Mar
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Sat 17 Mar
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Green Buildings – March
Dino's Dynamos - Green Buildings – March

Green Buildings (age 6-14) 

The human population is growing and now more than half of all the people on Earth live in urban areas like t...

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Fri 23 Mar
at 07:00 PM
Evening Events
Dynamic Earth - After Dark
Dynamic Earth - After Dark

Join us for an after-hours adventure!

The adventure will feature…
• Si...

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Sat 24 Mar
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Sat 24 Mar
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Rewilding Revolution – March
Dino's Dynamos - Rewilding Revolution – March

Rewilding Revolution (age 10-14) 

What is rewilding? As lots of the planet’s exciting birds, insects and animals are becoming extinct, come on a jour...

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Sat 31 Mar
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Sat 31 Mar
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Puffin Detectives – March
Dino's Dynamos - Puffin Detectives – March

Puffin Detectives (age 6-14) 

The Puffins of the Isle of May need Dino’s help in solving a mystery…Something strange is happening to all...

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Family
March 31st - Operation Earth
March 31st - Operation Earth

As part of the 2018 Edinburgh International Science Festival, join us at Dynamic Earth to take part in the brand new interactive programme aimed at fam...

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April
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April 1st - Cosmos Planetarium
April 1st - Cosmos Planetarium

Join the team from Cosmos Planetarium on an amazing voyage of discovery searching for extra-terrestrial life. We will blast off to Mars and learn about the r...

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Family
April 2nd - Cosmos Planetarium
April 2nd - Cosmos Planetarium

Join the team from Cosmos Planetarium on an amazing voyage of discovery searching for extra-terrestrial life. We will blast off to Mars and learn about the r...

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Family
April 2nd - Nature Detectives: Family Fun in the Outdoors
April 2nd - Nature Detectives: Family Fun in the Outdoors

For thousands of years, Holyrood Park has been home to a rich variety of wildlife. Take a walk on the wild side to discover creatures past and present ...

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Tue 03 Apr
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Family
April 3rd - Nature Detectives: Family Fun in the Outdoors
April 3rd - Nature Detectives: Family Fun in the Outdoors

For thousands of years, Holyrood Park has been home to a rich variety of wildlife. Take a walk on the wild side to discover creatures past and present ...

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Tue 03 Apr
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Family
April 3rd - Poet Explorers!
April 3rd - Poet Explorers!

The Scottish Poetry Library invites all keen explorers to embark on a science poetry adventure! Complete the ‘lost poem of Dynamic Earth’ as you travel...

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Tue 03 Apr
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Evening Events
Double Dome Night 1
Double Dome Night 1

Settle back for a real full dome cinematic treat. Packed with stunning high-definition 360° digital fulldome technology and explosive surround sound, our Sho...

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Family
April 4th - Meet the Experts: Arctic Warmth
April 4th - Meet the Experts: Arctic Warmth

To stay warm in the Arctic, you need to wear layers of clothing to trap air and keep heat in. What if you were an animal which has to live outdoors all winte...

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Wed 04 Apr
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Evening Events
Double Dome Night 2
Double Dome Night 2

Settle back for a real full dome cinematic treat. Packed with stunning high-definition 360° digital fulldome technology and explosive surround sound, our Sho...

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Family
April 5th - Meet the Experts: Arctic Warmth
April 5th - Meet the Experts: Arctic Warmth

To stay warm in the Arctic, you need to wear layers of clothing to trap air and keep heat in. What if you were an animal which has to live outdoors all...

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Thu 05 Apr
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Evening Events
Double Dome Night 3
Double Dome Night 3

Settle back for a real full dome cinematic treat. Packed with stunning high-definition 360° digital fulldome technology and explosive surround sound, our Sho...

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Fri 06 Apr
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Fri 06 Apr
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Family
April 6th - Operation Earth
April 6th - Operation Earth

As part of the 2018 Edinburgh International Science Festival, join us at Dynamic Earth to take part in the brand new interactive programme aimed at families ...

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April 7th - Survival of the Species with the RSPB
April 7th - Survival of the Species with the RSPB

Today’s planet is changing rapidly and creating huge challenges for the survival of many of the world’s rarest species and across the globe, RSPB...

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Sat 07 Apr
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Springing to life – April
Dino's Dynamos - Springing to life – April

Seasonal Special

Feel the Freeze (age 6-14) 

With spring in the air, the animal kingdom explodes with new life. We’...

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Sun 08 Apr
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Family
April 8th - Meet the Polar Scientists
April 8th - Meet the Polar Scientists

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live and work in the Polar Regions of Earth? Come and meet Polar scientists from Edinburgh's Universitie...

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April 9th - Meet the Polar Scientists
April 9th - Meet the Polar Scientists

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live and work in the Polar Regions of Earth? Come and meet Polar scientists from Edinburgh's Universitie...

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Family
April 9th - Wonderful Weather: Family Fun in the Outdoors
April 9th - Wonderful Weather: Family Fun in the Outdoors

Have you ever wanted to be a weather presenter? This is your chance to be a weather detective in Holyrood Park; learn how to read the skies, look for c...

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Tue 10 Apr
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Tue 10 Apr
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Family
April 10th - Wonderful Weather: Family Fun in the Outdoors
April 10th - Wonderful Weather: Family Fun in the Outdoors

Have you ever wanted to be a weather presenter? This is your chance to be a weather detective in Holyrood Park; learn how to read the skies, look for c...

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Tue 10 Apr
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Tue 10 Apr
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April 10th - Meet the Marine Scientists
April 10th - Meet the Marine Scientists

Get up close and personal with wee sea beasties from around our shores and see how we use technology to find out more about the animals that live...

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Wed 11 Apr
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Wed 11 Apr
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Family
April 11th - Operation Earth
April 11th - Operation Earth

As part of the 2018 Edinburgh International Science Festival, join us at Dynamic Earth to take part in the brand new interactive programme aimed at families ...

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Thu 12 Apr
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Thu 12 Apr
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Family
April 12th - Operation Earth
April 12th - Operation Earth

As part of the 2018 Edinburgh International Science Festival, join us at Dynamic Earth to take part in the brand new interactive programme aimed at families ...

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Thu 12 Apr
at 06:00 PM
Evening Events
Double Dome Night 4
Double Dome Night 4

Settle back for a real full dome cinematic treat. Packed with stunning high-definition 360° digital fulldome technology and explosive surround sound, our Sho...

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Fri 13 Apr
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Fri 13 Apr
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Family
April 13th - Operation Earth
April 13th - Operation Earth

As part of the 2018 Edinburgh International Science Festival, join us at Dynamic Earth to take part in the brand new interactive programme aimed at families ...

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Fri 13 Apr
at 06:00 PM
Evening Events
Double Dome Night 5
Double Dome Night 5

Settle back for a real full dome cinematic treat. Packed with stunning high-definition 360° digital fulldome technology and explosive surround sound, our Sho...

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Sat 14 Apr
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Sat 14 Apr
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Family
April 14th - Meet the Forest Experts
April 14th - Meet the Forest Experts

Forests are not just leaves and trees they regulate our climate, and provide us with fresh water, medicines, and food. They are very diverse and made u...

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Sat 14 Apr
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Sat 14 Apr
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Springing to life – April.
Dino's Dynamos - Springing to life – April.

Seasonal Special

Feel the Freeze (age 6-14) 

With spring in the air, the animal kingdom explodes with new life. We’...

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Sun 15 Apr
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Sun 15 Apr
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Family
April 15th - Meet the Forest Experts
April 15th - Meet the Forest Experts

Forests are not just leaves and trees they regulate our climate, and provide us with fresh water, medicines, and food. They are very diverse and ...

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Sat 21 Apr
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Sat 21 Apr
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Bugs and Beasties – April
Dino's Dynamos - Bugs and Beasties – April

Bugs and Beasties (age 6-14) 

From our back gardens to the tropics, just how many different species of bugs are there? (Clue: It’s a lot...

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Sat 28 Apr
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Sat 28 Apr
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Fat-tastic Fuels – April
Dino's Dynamos - Fat-tastic Fuels – April

Fat-tastic Fuels (age 10-14) 

As we seek out alternatives to fossil fuels to power our world, scientists are coming up with creative sol...

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May
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Coastal Creatures – May
Dino's Dynamos - Coastal Creatures – May

Coastal Creatures (age 6-14) 

To most of us, a visit to the seaside is something we do on a hot, summer’s day, but there are plenty of c...

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Sat 12 May
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Sat 12 May
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Frogs of the Forest – May
Dino's Dynamos - Frogs of the Forest – May

Frogs of the Forest (age 6-14) 

Tropical rainforests are well known for being full of strange and surprising plants and animals, but did you know tha...

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Sat 19 May
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Sat 19 May
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Green Buildings – May
Dino's Dynamos - Green Buildings – May

Green Buildings (age 6-14) 

The human population is growing and now more than half of all the people on Earth live in urban areas like t...

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Tue 22 May
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Fri 24 Aug
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Family
Fringe Schools Poster Competition
Fringe Schools Poster Competition

See the vibrant world of the Fringe through the eyes of school children from across Scotland at this free exhibition of entries in the 2018 Fring...

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Sat 26 May
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Sat 26 May
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Puffin Detectives – May
Dino's Dynamos - Puffin Detectives – May

Puffin Detectives (age 6-14) 

The Puffins of the Isle of May need Dino’s help in solving a mystery…Something strange is happening to all...

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June
Sat 02 Jun
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Sat 02 Jun
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Food From Above – June
Dino's Dynamos - Food From Above – June

Food From Above (age 10-14) 

When we think about launching satellites into space, we probably don’t think about how it will help to put ...

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Sat 16 Jun
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Sat 16 Jun
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Bugs and Beasties – June
Dino's Dynamos - Bugs and Beasties – June

Bugs and Beasties (age 6-14) 

From our back gardens to the tropics, just how many different species of bugs are there? (Clue: It’s a lot...

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Sat 23 Jun
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Sat 23 Jun
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Green Architecture - June
Dino's Dynamos - Green Architecture - June

Space Explorers (age 10-14) 

The human population is growing and now more than half of all the people on Earth live in urban areas like ...

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Sat 30 Jun
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Sat 30 Jun
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Dino's Dynamos
Dino's Dynamos - Plastic Smart - June
Dino's Dynamos - Plastic Smart - June

Plastic Smart (age 6-14)

Humans use a lot of plastic! Around the world, we buy one million plastic bottles per minute and D...

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