Operation Earth

Join us this October Half Term at Dynamic Earth for a final opportunity to take part in our interactive Operation Earth programme.

Operation Earth

About Operation Earth

A final opportunity to become a trainee environmental scientist by taking part in our Operation Earth programme. Help Earthy on their trip to the doctor in our popular family science show and investigate Planet Earth's land, air and oceans and see if together we can find the solutions to Earthy's problems. And get hands-on with our interactive family drop-in activities.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Operation Earth are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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#LitterCUBES

#LitterCUBES

6th April 2019 - 10th April 2019
Watch artist Julia Barton as she constructs her thought-provoking #LitterCUBES from litter collected on local beaches.
Dome Nights

Dome Nights

6th April 2019 - 20th April 2019
Sit back and relax for this 360° cinematic experience as Dynamic Earth brings you three different immersive dome films this April!
SCRAPbook: Fight Ocean Plastics From the Skies

SCRAPbook: Fight Ocean Plastics From the Skies

9th April 2019 - 10th April 2019
Find out about the SCRAPbook project and meet pilots who are joining the fight against plastic pollution and help classify different amounts of litter.
Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

11th April 2019
Play with some real and virtual underwater robots, get hands-on with watery experiments and investigate biodiversity in the deep.
Shore: How We See the Sea Exhibition

Shore: How We See the Sea Exhibition

12th April 2019 - 13th April 2019
A touring exhibition of new work from Scotland-based filmmakers Margaret Salmon and Ed Webb-Ingall that aims to inspire, explore and share coastal communities' responses to Marine Protected Areas.
The Volcanoes that Rocked Edinburgh

The Volcanoes that Rocked Edinburgh

12th April 2019
Explore the volcanic eruptions that rocked Edinburgh and helped shape the landscape we see today with expert geologist Angus Miller!
The Volcanoes that Rocked Edinburgh

The Volcanoes that Rocked Edinburgh

14th April 2019
Explore the volcanic eruptions that rocked Edinburgh and helped shape the landscape we see today with expert geologist Angus Miller!
Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

14th April 2019
Play with some real and virtual underwater robots, get hands-on with watery experiments and investigate biodiversity in the deep.
Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

15th April 2019
Play with some real and virtual underwater robots, get hands-on with watery experiments and investigate biodiversity in the deep.
Delving into Deep Earth, Exploring our Final Frontier

Delving into Deep Earth, Exploring our Final Frontier

16th April 2019
Discover the uses of different types of rocks and minerals, how the Earth is constantly moving and even make your own earthquakes!
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Communicating the Hidden Commons

16th April 2019
BBC's The Power of the Planet presenter Prof Iain Stewart explores the challenges of understanding the underground and managing it more sustainably.
Revealing Scotland’s Cold-Water Coral Reef

Revealing Scotland’s Cold-Water Coral Reef

17th April 2019
Did you know that Scotland has its own coral reefs? Scientists from the University of Edinburgh will help you learn more about these amazing reefs with a selection of interactive, sensory activities.
Wildlife and Soils That Call Scotland Home

Wildlife and Soils That Call Scotland Home

18th April 2019
Come and meet scientists from the RSPB and James Hutton Institute to delve into the soils and wildlife of Scotland's farmland, then try your hand at birdcake making, potato sorting and soil sampling.
Revealing Scotland’s Cold-Water Coral Reef

Revealing Scotland’s Cold-Water Coral Reef

19th April 2019
Did you know that Scotland has its own coral reefs? Scientists from the University of Edinburgh will help you learn more about these amazing reefs with a selection of interactive, sensory activities.
Aliens of the Deep

Aliens of the Deep

20th April 2019 - 21st April 2019
Find out more about deep-sea animals and the adaptations that help them survive in the depths then get creative and design your own 'alien of the deep'.
Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

20th April 2019
Play with some real and virtual underwater robots, get hands-on with watery experiments and investigate biodiversity in the deep.
Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

21st April 2019
Play with some real and virtual underwater robots, get hands-on with watery experiments and investigate biodiversity in the deep.

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