Home Education Sessions

We run a number of sessions for home educating families. We plan two sessions on each day – individual tickets for each session can be booked seperately. Please note that the workshops and shows are individual sessions that do not include a Pod session.

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Adults (£5.50); Children (£3.50); Concessions (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£3.50); Under 3s (free)

For enquiries please call 020 7882 2562 or email info@centreofthecell.org

Please note that children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

Monday 26th February 2018

 Sophie's Sensational Holiday10:00 – 11:15am Sophie’s Sensational Holiday (suitable for age 4 – 7 years)

Join Sophie and her family on their seaside holiday and learn about the wonderful world of senses along the way! Discover how sound travels underwater, use your nose to identify different seaside smells and understand why light is essential for our sense of sight. Search for hidden objects in sand using only your sense of touch, find out how other animals taste things and see if you can predict the flavours of different ice cream toppings in your very own taste test.

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A Mummy for Melissa11:45am – 12:45pm A Mummy for Melissa (suitable for age 4 – 7 years)

Meet Melissa, a newborn monster who is trying to find her mummy! Along the way she meets lots of new friends who teach her about the wonderful world of living things, cells and DNA! Created in partnership with East London Genes & Health, this is a child-friendly introduction to the concepts of cells and genetic inheritance.

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Friday 4th May 2018

Children dressed up as teeth14:00 – 15:00 Teethtastic (suitable for 7 – 11 years)

Get your teeth stuck into our tantalising show all about teeth. Whether you’re a dentist’s dream, or you don’t know your incisors from your canines, in this show you’ll discover how to get terrific teeth and gorgeous gums, take part in our chomping challenge and find out how to make elephant toothpaste.


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Gut Feeling title15:30 – 16:30 Gut Feeling (suitable for 7 – 14 years)

Let us take you on the weird and wonderful journey of one boy’s breakfast as it gets chomped and chewed in the mouth, pushed through the oesophagus, churned in stomach acids, absorbed in the intestines and greeted by the toilet bowl! This show will unravel the fascinating structure and function of the digestive tract, why ‘we are what we eat’, what happens to the guts of patients with bowel diseases, and what makes the perfect poo!

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