October 2021

Family Drop-in Day with Maths Week Scotland

Celebrate Maths Week at our FREE drop-in sessions and try your hand at some Dino’s activities for all the family. This event is is for people of age and open to anyone whether they are a Dino’s member or not!

YOU CAN BOOK A FREE TICKET BUT DO NOT NEED TO BOOK THIS SESSION

At busy times there may be limited capacity for COVID-19 safety.

Saturday 2nd October

Rewilding Revolution

Learn all about the mystery of the Scottish landscape and how all is not really as it seems! Many species have been lost from Scotland, like lynx, wolves and beavers; learn about the plans to reintroduce these species and find out what it would be like to live alongside them!

Dino’s Outdoors: Green Gardeners

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Join Dino to learn about the importance of plants and trees to keep our planet happy and help green-up Dynamic Earth by sowing some seeds in our garden!

These sessions are 2 hours long.

Dino’s Outdoors: Pick It Squish It Paint it!

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Come on a foraging adventure around Holyrood Park to find your own supply of natural paints and dyes! Test out lots of plants to make your own paint and take home some natural artwork.

These sessions are two hours long

digiDinos: Raspberry Pi wildlife cameras (8-14)

Learn how to code using tiny Raspberry Pi computers, build a camera trap to record images of animals in Holyrood Park and learn how scientists use technology to protect our wildlife. The session is on Friday afternoon and lasts 3.5hrs.

This session will include some time spent outside. PLEASE READ THIS ESSENTIAL INFORMATION BEFORE BOOKING!

Friday 29th October

Fabulous Frogs

We will visit the forests to learn all about what an indicator species is, go ‘pond’ dipping, and make your own froggy friend!