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Tiny Heroes: Small But Mighty

An illustration of two people on either side of a large DNA helix

Event schedule details

Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 June


Event location details

Future Food Zone

Imperial College Road

Join us for an exciting journey into the world of biological wonders! Play the TinyHeroes card game or stop by for a DNA extraction demo.

Ever wondered how DNA looks up close? Come along to our strawberry DNA extraction demo and see the blueprint of life for yourself. And for a bit of fun, have a go at "TinyHeroes... Small but Mighty" a card game that highlights the unsung heroes of our planet – microbes. Learn how these tiny organisms can help us build a more sustainable future.

But that's not all – scientists from Imperial College London’s Department of Bioengineering are also showcasing the incredible potential of engineering biology. Discover how cutting-edge technology is merging with the natural world to solve some of our planet's biggest challenges. Don't miss this chance to see how science is making the world a better place, one discovery at a time.

Visitor information

This is a drop in event that is suitable for all ages. The event has step-free access.

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Event categories

  • Adults
  • Family (ages 5+)
  • Young People (13-25)
  • Exhibit
An illustration of two people on either side of a large DNA helix