Natasha Dury Shereen Shabnam

During June 2013, Bahrain Science Centre, a part of the Ministry of Social Development will host various activities under the theme ‘Brain & Memory’. A series of displays, talks and competitions will be held to celebrate this theme with highlights including ‘Brain Gym’ and ‘Brain Olympics’

The activities of this month will allow visitors to get the deep knowledge of how brain functions from the process of storing information, its weight, how many neurons are there, and how much energy dose the brain use?

Memory is headquartered in the brain and unlike other body organs, such as the heart (which is a pump), liver (chemical factory) or the lungs (bellows), your brain is ‘you’ and cannot be transplanted. Learn more by visiting the Science centre during the month of June.

The Bahrain Science Centre is located in Building 334, Road 109, Block 801, Riyadh Avenue, Isa Town, Kingdom of Bahrain and can be contacted on 17686466.

Press release issued on behalf Bahrain Science Centre. For further information, please contact Shereen Shabnam on +971 507690087/ 504828177/ shereen@mtestudios.com. For information on the weekly programmes at the Bahrain Science Centre, please contact Amna Aldoseri at amna@mtestudios.com.

About Bahrain Science Centre (BSC):

The Bahrain Science Centre (BSC) is an interactive educational facility that targets children, youth and families of Bahrain. It is located in building 334, Road 109, Block 801, Riyadh Avenue, Isa Town, Kingdom of Bahrain. The science centre has six interactive exhibition galleries, an auditorium, four laboratories and a café/shop.

The role of the BSC is to promote awareness of the importance of science and technology, complement the school curriculum, stimulate curiosity and innovation, and create a forum for public debate on science and technology issues. The topics covered by current exhibitions include junior engineering, human health, the five senses, earth sciences and biodiversity.

Focusing on hands-on learning using interactive displays and people-centred programmes, such as science shows, Bahrain Science Centre also strongly promotes creativity and innovation as well as cross-generational learning. The science centre will also endeavour to promote an awareness of Bahrain’s contributions to science and technology and a strong Bahraini identity. It is an ideal family edutainment destination.

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