Saturday, 29 April 2017

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Activity number:
Science, Biology
Name of the activity:
Visit to a Science Center Heureka
25 April 2017
Number of pupils:
Pupils age:
Connection to other subjects:

Finnish, English

Preparatory activities:

The teachers booked the visit to the center and a bus.


The pupils visited the science center in Vantaa, The main exhibition area in Cylinder Hall was comprised of different theme exhibitions. In addition to the theme exhibitions, the main exhibition featured some of Heureka's most popular exhibits, including the Foucault Pendulum and Tightrope bicycle.

Animal Inside Out exhibition uncovered the inner structures of different animals in intricate detail, from frogs, domestic animals and livestock to adult gorillas, giraffes and elephants.

The Intelligent City exhibition presented how information and communications technology is utilised in improving the city's functions and its traffic, safety, energy efficiency and eco-friendliness.

There they saw also a planetarium film about Pandas ( classes 1-3 ) and Space (classes 4-6).

Subsequent activities:

At school the pupils discussed, drew and wrote about the things they saw and experienced.


The pupils were interested and keen on experimenting scientific things.


The whole trip was a success, everybody found something interesting, The center was a safe place for the children to explore on their own.