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Science Alive

26 July @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Join us at Te Manawa Museum for Science Alive, a family-friendly evening packed with exciting science experiments and interactive activities. 🔬 

Enjoy science demonstrations from Fonterra and Environmental Network Manawatu and grab a bite to eat from local food trucks onsite. Yum! 🍔 


What’s in store?  

🔵 Bouncyballs: Dive into the science behind bouncyballs and create your very own bouncyball to take home.  

🧠 Science Quiz: Put your science knowledge to the test go in the draw to win an exciting prize. It’s a great way to learn and compete with friends and family! 

❄️ Liquid Nitrogen Science Demo: Join Fonterra for a spectacular live demonstration using liquid nitrogen. Witness the effects of rapid cooling on air, marshmallows, and fruit – this demo is sure to leave you in awe! 

🍬 Jellyworms: Learn how the calcium in milk can be used to make a liquid substance turn in to squiggly, wiggly jellyworms.  

🌱 Plastic Pollution Science: Discover the science behind plastic pollution with Environmental Network Manawatu. 

🌟 Turn the Lights Out: Experience the magic of chemiluminescence with Fonterra’s glowing solutions demonstration. Watch as chemicals light up the dark, creating a colorful and mesmerizing display. 


Food Trucks on Site:  

🍔 Pekos

🔥 Flame ‘N’ Flavour BBQ

🌮 Dos Los Tacos 



Tickets are sold on the night or available for pre-sale now! Head to the front desk at Te Manawa for pre-sale tickets! 

 🎟️ $6 for a single ticket 

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 $20 for a family ticket 


Don’t miss out on this night of discovery and fun! See you there! 🌟👩‍🔬👨‍🔬 


26 July
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Te Manawa Museum
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Te Manawa Museum
326 Main St
Palmerston North, Manawatū 4410 New Zealand
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