The Very (Very) Small Materials That Could Save the World

Very Very Small Materials (credit M Castron)

Event schedule details

Saturday 9 October

11.00-12.00, 13.00-14.00

Event location details


Draw, experiment and invent as you journey inside the nanomaterials that could build a better future for our planet.  
Imperial College London physicist Dr Jess Wade and award-winning illustrator Melissa Castrillón team up to explore the spectacular science of nanomaterials that could change our lives and protect the planet.  

Shrink yourselves down to the size of atoms and molecules and explore what makes certain nanomaterials so incredible. Discover how, by moving atoms very carefully, scientists can create extraordinary nanomaterials, developing technologies to build a better world. The workshop will include drawing tips as well as hands-on activities, experiments, drawing challenges and conversation. 
This workshop is aimed at children aged 5-12 and their families. 

This event is sold out

Image credit: Melissa Castrillón

Event categories

  • Family with 7+
  • Workshop
Very Very Small Materials (credit M Castron)