According to the newspaper 24 Heures, EPFL, one of Switzerland’s two prestigious federal science universities, will open its doors on 5 and 6 November 2016. The weekend, focused on children from 4 to 15 years old, is designed to encourage interest in science.
The campus, based in Lausanne , will offer 200 presentations, workshops and demonstrations. Activities will include making a water clock or a seismogram, discovering the mechanics of nuclear fusion, and trying to beat a robot at babyfoot.
The event is free, however booking is required for some things. The event runs from 9am to 6pm on Saturday and from 10am to 5pm on Sunday.
The full programme can be found here. To get there catch a bus from Renens (VD) Gare. Map location.
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