Children's University - Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

The VUB Children's University brings academic research within the reach of children. Discover the secrets of the world through a range of workshops. Experiment, create and play!

  • Event 1 - Build a darkroom
    Make your own darkroom from a cardboard tube and create the simplest of cameras.
  • Event 2 - Create mechanical models
    Build a variety of small mechanical models using Heliwi building blocks.
  • Event 3 - Build a rocket
    Create and propel your own rocket using paper, tape and...air.
  • Event 4 - Land an egg on Mars
    Use a range of materials to build a Mars lander capable of protecting an astronaut (represented by an egg).
  • Event 5 - Create a football
    Did you know that a football is not really round? Try to recreate its shape with hexagonal and pentagonal puzzle pieces. 
  • Event 6 - Colour science
    Use your creativity (colouring activity for young children only).

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