Explorathon 2016 - Curiosity Forest

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival or Exhibition


Three interconnected hands-on activities take you through the process of understanding how to choose the right rock from the job. As a materials scientist you can help discover solutions for building our future.
This is a collaborative activity between Heriot-Watt University (Charalampidou E.M., Soriano, I.) and University of Edinburgh (Karatza, Z.).
Period1 Oct 2016
Event typeOther
LocationEdinburgh, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • sand grains
  • sandstone
  • cementation
  • deformation
  • microscope
  • drop-in activity
  • fun
  • children