Watery Wonders (British Geological Survey)

Event schedule details

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 June


Event location details

Point 3 on map

Exhibition Road

Explore a model of the water cycle to discover how water gets from the clouds in the sky to the tap in your home.

Did you know that the water you drink has been on a journey from the highest clouds to the rocks hundreds of metres below our feet? Luckily scientists from the British Geological Survey have brought along their huge water cycle model to show us exactly how water gets from rocks, rivers and reservoirs to our homes. Turn the taps to change the amount of water flowing through the system and try not to cause a flood!

Visitor information

This is a drop in event.

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Event categories

  • Adults
  • Family with 12+
  • Family with 7+
  • Workshop