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Shape of Speed

As part of this year's Swansea Science Festival, join Oriel Science's workshop "The Shape of Speed" and design a model car to compete against others; make a CD hovercraft and have a go on our ‘SURE car’ an open-wheeler competitive racing car designed by Swansea University students.

November 2023

Swansea Science Festival

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Science Corner activities

The Swansea Science Festival returns with the Family Festival, live and in person, at the National Waterfront Museum.

The weekend festival will host over 30 FREE exhibitions 

and Oriel Science will be there! 


Come along to our stand to practice your engineering skills, compete against others, learn how to make a CD hovercraft and learn how the Swansea University Race Engineering (SURE) Team designs and builds cars to be aerodynamically efficient! 

October 2023

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Stop by and design your own insect or make a bug hotel at our Science Corner. If you’re up for some more action, you can also participate in our “Illusive Insect Easter-Hunt”. Find the hidden clues around the venue to reveal the name of the “Illusive Insect”

to take part in our draw and win a “Beetle Game” prize!!!

April 2023

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Jointed Jamboree

Shhh! Sound

This workshop looks at our Crab Maze, and our Insect exhibits and explores Phylum Arthropoda, estimated to contain 80% of all known animal species! Learn how these animals with jointed legs and no bones move and how they can survive in every habitat on Earth.

April 2023

This workshop looks at our “Acoustic Levitator” exhibit and explores the nature of sound. Learn how sound is produced and how humans and our animal cousins sense that sound by looking at the structure of different types of ears! 

February 2023

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Meet the Researcher
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More Tiny Little Things Workshop

Visit the microscopic world! 

In these workshops, you will be able to look at slides prepared by professionals and make slides yourself. Following on from October Half-Term’s “Tiny Little Things” workshop, you will once again peer at what we cannot usually see, but there will be new specimens this time!

January 2023

Ymunwch â Ni Ffilm Tanddwr

Creadigaeth gydweithredol 9 munud, gan gymuned Abertawe ac Ymchwil ac Ymgysylltu Rhyngddisgyblaethol Dŵr Croyw Prifysgol Abertawe (TÂN) Lab.

Cwrdd â'r Ymchwilydd

Dewch i Oriel Science a chwrdd ag ymchwilwyr arddangosfa Ffilm Tanddwr Ymunwch â Ni, Stephanie Januchowski-Hartley a Ioanna-Daphne Giannoulatou.

Bydd yr ymchwilwyr yno i siarad am bysgod mudol y DU a sut mae'r gwahanol brosiectau a grëwyd gan Brifysgol AbertaweLab TÂNcyfrannu at ddatgelu perthynas pobl ag amgylcheddau dŵr croyw.


Bob awr ar yr awr, rhwng 11:00 a 14:00, bydd yr ymchwilwyr yn cyflwyno prosiect gwahanol i ymwelwyr, trwy sgyrsiau rhyngweithiol byr.

Mae'r sgyrsiau yn rhad ac am ddim ac yn addas i bob oed.

Dydd Sadwrn 12 Tachwedd 2022

11:00 i 15:00

Caffi Gwyddoniaeth Abertawe

Ymunwch ag Ymchwil Canser Cymru am noson o ddarganfod AM DDIM yng Nghaffi Gwyddoniaeth Abertawe!

Dydd Iau 3 Tachwedd 2022.

I ddysgu mwy am y digwyddiad cliciwchyma.

I archebu eich lle AM DDIM, cliciwchyma.

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Gwneud Ectoplasm

Bydd y Cornel Wyddoniaeth yn gwneud ectoplasm ar yr awr bob awr o 11:00 tan 15:00 ar ddydd Sadwrn Hydref 29ain a dydd Sul Hydref 30ain!!!

Trowch lan pan fydd y llaw fawr ar 12!!

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Gweithdai Haf

Cyfres o 4 gweithdy rhad ac am ddim, wedi'u cyfeirio at bawb, yn edrych ar y wyddoniaeth y tu ôl i rai o arddangosion Oriel Science.

Awst 2022

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Ymunwch â Ni Tanddwr I

Arddangosyn rhyngweithiol a grëwyd gan Ymchwil ac Ymgysylltu Rhyngddisgyblaethol Dŵr Croyw Prifysgol Abertawe (TÂN) Lab.

Ebrill 2022

Copper Crucibles

A fun clay modelling workshop addressed to all, led by ceramicist and artist Esther Ley.

February 2022

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