Live Dive Show

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Join Macduff Marine Aquarium in this exciting Live Dive event! See the divers in the Kelp Reef display as they feed the fish and listen as Marine Masters teach you about some of the 130 species of native fish that live in this 400,000L tank. It really is …
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Gorillas

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During this interactive presentation, we learnt about the endangered mountain Gorillas of the African cloud forest. Drawing on his own experiences of living with these incredible animals, Dr Leach taught us how to get close to gorillas in the wild and helped us gain an understanding of what …
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The Moon – A Guided Tour

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Getting to Know Our Celestial Neighbour, the Moon – A three-part, guided tour with Caithness Astronomy Group. Join members of Caithness Astronomy Group on three consecutive evenings for short sessions providing details on our celestial neighbour – the Moon. If the weather permits each evening will also include …
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Animals Behaving Badly

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There has been an upsurge in detailed research into animal intelligence and it turns out that most species are way more complex and subtle than anyone suspected. Science is revealing that it’s not just humans who are tempted to tell untruths, animals do too! This allows them to …
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Exotic Animal Workshop

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The Critter Keeper joined us for a live virtual workshop with his fantastic Critter Crew. We met some amazing animals from around the world and learnt some fun & exciting facts about them. If you missed the live event, don’t worry, you can catch some of the highlights …
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How to make the perfect poo

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Do you ever wonder where your food goes? Follow the journey of your meals through the digestive system to find out what happens at each stage of digestion in this icky live show from Aberdeen Science Centre.

Hunting For An Impact Crater In Scotland

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In some of Scotland’s most ancient rocks on the north-west coast there is a strange layer formed from material blasted out of a giant meteorite crater more than a billion years ago. How do we know how it formed, what can we discover about this event, and where …
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Meteorites and the Solar System

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Meteorites. Are they just lumps of rock from Space, or something more interesting? They can answer some of science’s biggest questions. How old is the Solar System? How did it form? Has it always been like it is today? How did Earth get its precious metals, water, and …
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Stargazing under the Dark Skies of northern Scotland

Posted: February 3rd, 2021 | Posted in:

Stargazing under the Dark Skies of Northern Scotland with a short live stream of the Caithness night sky (weather permitting) The panoramic views and wonderfully dark skies in the north of Scotland provide an ideal vantage point for gazing skywards after darkness falls. This image rich presentation will …
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Cracking Cryptography

Posted: February 3rd, 2021 | Posted in:

The Caithness International Science Festival live event was not recorded, but you can still enjoy all the fun of the workshop in this pre-recorded video from My World of Work Live! In this session you’ll learn about cryptography and use different programs to encrypt and decrypt messages. There …
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