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Teen

There's loads to do at Life for teenagers and older children, including a range of special events and clubs.

Our 4D Motion Ride is a hit with kids and adults alike – as your seat moves in time to the 3D action on screen you’ll even smell the smoke, feel the wind in your hair - and watch out for the water!

Our Curiosity Zone is a 100% hands-on exhibition that comes without instructions – explore, experiment and see what YOU make of it.

Science Sessions is a series of events especially for ages 13+ which allows teenagers with an interest in science to get together on a Sunday (approx once a month) to take part in crazy projects and experiments!

 
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CoderDojo Sessions
monthly Next Date: Saturday, 21 January 2017
FREE

A monthly computer coding club for people age 8-17 run by volunteers and hosted by Life Science Centre.

Edge of Darkness
daily 20 October 2016 - 9 February 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

Explore never before seen areas of space in this fascinating planetarium show, featuring scenes gathered from recent ground-breaking space missions.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs™ – The 4-D Experience
daily 5 November 2016 - 26 February 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

Get ready for an adventure of mammoth proportions – Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs™ – The 4-D Experience

*For safety reasons, you must be at least 1.2 metres in height to use the 4D Motion Ride.

Skating Group Visits
12 November 2016 - 26 February 2017

Coming in a group of 10 or more? Book in advance to guarantee your slot on the ice.

Ice Skating
12 November 2016 - 26 February 2017

From November to February, Life is home to the outdoor ice rink on Times Square.

Skating and Science Centre Children's Parties
12 November 2016 - 26 February 2017
£15 per person. 2 adults come free.

Enjoy a skate on the ice and explore Life Science Centre too!

Science Sessions: Electrochemistry
Sunday, 8 January 2017
£7.50 per person

Science Sessions are hands-on activities organized for young people aged 13+ who like hands-on science.

North East LEGO® Landmarks
14 January 2017 - 14 May 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

See Lego versions of some of your favourite North East landmarks created by local Lego builder Steve Mayes.

Brick History
14 January 2017 - 14 May 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

Brick History is a journey into over 50 of the most pivotal moments in world history – recreated in LEGO® bricks.

Chuffing Contraptions
daily 14 January 2017 - 31 March 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

We explore engineering and technology from the industrial revolution to the present day.

  Seeing the Universe in all its light – an exhibition showcasing the ...
daily 21 January 2017 - 26 March 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

This exhibition showcases the ‘big telescopes family’ – both ground- and space-based instruments – with a focus on the UK’s science and technology expertise and economic benefits.

Making Space: Costume Making
21 January 2017 - 22 January 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

Drop in to the Making Space and make your own superhero (or evil villain!) costume.

Making Space: Linkages
28 January 2017 - 29 January 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

Drop into the Making Space and create a mechanical sculpture.

Making Space: Printing
4 February 2017 - 5 February 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

Drop in to the Making Space and make your own hand printed picture.

  Is there anybody out there?
daily 10 February 2017 - 31 March 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

Could there be life on other worlds?

Making Space: Making Music
11 February 2017 - 12 February 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

Drop in to the Making Space and make some noise!

Valentine’s Day Skate
Tuesday, 14 February 2017
£10 per couple

Baby it’s cold outside - so here’s the perfect excuse to snuggle up and grip on to the one you love.

Making Space: Animation
18 February 2017 - 19 February 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

Drop into the Making Space to create your own short animation.

Making Space: Pingball
20 February 2017 - 24 February 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

A chance for everyone to come along and make their own ‘Pingball’ game.

Making Space: Scribble Bots
25 February 2017 - 26 February 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

Drop into the Making Space to create your own Scribble Bot.

  Pacific Rim 5-D
daily 27 February 2017 - 31 March 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

Without warning monstrous creatures have risen from the sea, attacked cities and threatened mankind.

*For safety reasons, you must be at least 1.2 metres in height to use the 4D Motion Ride.

Making Space: Paper Circuits
4 March 2017 - 5 March 2017
Included in Science Centre admission

Drop into the Making Space to make your own paper circuit.

Making Space: Soldering
11 March 2017 - 12 March 2017
£1 per circuit (Science Centre admission applies)

Drop into the Making Space and solder a basic circuit.

Maker Faire UK 2017
1 April 2017 - 2 April 2017

Maker Faire, a celebration of creation, crafts and cool stuff, takes place from 01 - 02 April 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

  Dino Jaws
27 May 2017 - 7 January 2018
Included in Science Centre admission

Featuring lifelike moving dinosaurs, Dino Jaws explores the sometimes gruesome and often disgusting subject of dinosaurs and their food.

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TTeens AAdults* FFamilies GGroups CChildren (7-12) YYoung Explorers* UUniforms* SSchools PPre-school
*18+
*Under 7s
*Rainbows, Beavers, Brownies, Cubs, Guides and Scouts