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A place where science, fun and hands-on learning are practiced all year round.
People of all ages are invited to participate in activities and interactive exhibitions.

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Science & Technology Week

20 to 26 nov

During this week we present a set of activities to celebrate Science and Technology.
The lectures in the Schools, in the various scientific areas, are preferably presented in the morning, while Maker Afternoons are dedicated to new technologies with activities in our new Dòing space. mais

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Presentation and Astronomical Observation

Thu | December 7 | 6.30pm

With the help of telescopes, we will share the pleasure of rediscovering star clusters, distant galaxies and much more!

Free activity with registration mais

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Spokes article | New opportunities for old schoolers

Extensive article about our experience with the project "Science Has No Age" in Science magazine, Spokes.

By Luís Azevedo Rodrigues and Sara Mira. mais

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Teacher training | Understanding Earth from Space

October 23 to November 26

This course is intended for teachers to obtain a solid understanding of fundamental concepts and knowledge about science, relating to curricular subjects in school curriculum. mais

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Shedding light on Bats | Interactive Exhibition

11 aug > 30 oct

This exhibition is interactive, with five modules, and explores the curious world of bats, showing their importance, the threats they face and how they can be protected. mais

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Circuitos Ciência Viva

Let yourself be guided by the curiosity with the guide, card and app of Circuitos Ciência Viva.
There are 18 travel destinations in Portugal, always with a Ciência Viva centre as host, 54 routes and more than 200 stages to explore with science and culture.

Learn more at mais

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Urban Geology and Paleontology Guide of Lagos

This bilingual book, Portuguese and English, written by Luís Azevedo Rodrigues and Margarida Agostinho, aims to present the rocks and fossils that are part of churches, monuments and other urban buildings in the city.

How to buy this Guide mais

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The Exhibition

People of all ages are invited to participate in activities and interactive exhibitions. mais

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Family Ticket + Workshop

Visit the Centre with your family and do a Workshop activity!
There are several workshop options such as Programming robots, Viscous monsters or 3d pens.

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Dinosaur Tracks in Boa Vista Magazine

Article on the dinosaur tracks (English and Portuguese) of the Salema and Santa beaches and the outreach work of Centro Ciência Viva de Lagos. mais

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Anniversaries with Science

From playing with your friends, snack and sing “happy birthday”, you can also visit the center and take part in an experimental scientific activity while having fun. mais

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Dinosaur Tracks Visits

Guided visits to the dinosaur tracks and Geology of Salema or Santa Beach. mais

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Partnership with CP

Organized groups who visit us have a 15% discount on the train journey.
Valid for roundtrip tickets for regional trains of the Algarve line.
A Partnership with CP. mais

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Ciência Viva à Conversa

You can now listen podcast "Ciência Viva À Conversa", a partnership between the Algarve Ciencia Viva centres and the Radio Universitária do Algarve. mais

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If you have over 16 years and would like to know how we work in the center, it's time to experimentares!
Volunteer program | July and August
15 days | 10am to 1pm OR 2pm to 5pm. mais



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