SPARK, it’s a catalyst ! A catalyst for knowledge, for scientific discovery. It’s the spark that shines in your eyes after a whole day of unexpected discoveries and incredible immersive experiences. SPARK is also the contraction of « Science Park »
OH ! it’s the expression of astonishment, surprise, wonder, pleasure ... a whole range of different emotions generated during your visit.
WAKE UP YOUR CURIOSITY AT SPARKOH!!
There's no lazing around at SPARKOH! You'll be able to compare your sporting prowess to that of the finest athletes, try your hand at the art of molecular cuisine, eradicate an epidemic and learn how to "speak robot". Whether you’re exploring the exhibitions or enjoying a workshop, you'll learn how chemistry, digital sciences, sport and nature keep the world in motion!
The "Pass’âge of discoverers" (from 3 years) invites tiny tots to discover science through experiments and poetry. Children aged 6-12 years will love the "Pass’âge des Aventuriers" and its indoor acrobatic course to keep them on their toes!
LOOKING FOR EVEN MORE ADVENTURE?
Explore the adventure garden too: a 69-acre nature reserve with a coal face to climb and playground for extra fun and games!
SPARKOH! – Scientifically proven emotions.
Experience a weekend and evening entirely dedicated to astronomy. Free access to the event and the site. At the Pass, 10 & 11/08/13!
Starry Night has become a big popular festival. Each year, in the middle of summer, over 100 000 people who are curious about the sky discover the heavenly vault and its wonders.
This year, the theme is: "Distances in the universe".
A whole host of activities:
Observe the sun, its spots and evolving prominences, discover a collection of meteorites, uncover the secrets of light and explore the astronomy apps for PC and SmartPhone with fellow fanatics.
A narrated projection (families) of the most beautiful images and videos made possible by the latest technological advances.
A slideshow (families) projected onto large screens will immerse you in the magical universe of the starry sky.
A science café: "meteorites: objects of fascination, science... and worry" is planned.
A planetarium to discover the sky together (families) and identify constellations and planets in order to understand their movements.
Dive into the Milky Way, lose yourself in the Summer Triangle, fall under the spell of the red Antares and Lyra.
Fun for all ages
"Water rockets" workshop (for 8 to 12 year olds)... Make your first rocket with bottles and... a bicycle pump! A fun and participatory activity to conquer the stars in complete safety!
"Day/Night" entertainment (continual - family activity with younger children): a story, games, flashlights and balls to better understand why night and day never happen at the same time.
Gyroscopic swing (only on Sunday - continual - 8 years and over): Get real training: on a multi-axis seat! Thrill seekers, prepare to be shaken!
And as night falls... Observe the summer sky (with your family), guided by a member of the Cercle d'Astronomie. Discover a funny machine to listen to shooting stars.
Sign up on arrival. Proposed activities may be subject to change and the number of places available. Get here early!
Venez frissonner et fêter Halloween au SPARKOH! durant tout le congé d'automne.
Des créatures monstrueuses ont envahi les 17 espaces interactifs et ludiques du SPARKOH! pour vous garantir une expérience 100% science et frissons !
Sont également proposés, des ateliers sur le thème d'Halloween tels que la création d'une carte d'identité monstrueuse, l'élaboration d'une mystérieuse potion magique ou encore l'éradication d'une invasion de zombies,...
Profitez de votre visite pour entreprendre un magnifique voyage en 4D aux côtés de Riton, un border collie à la recherche de sa famille.
Une aventure à vivre entre amis ou en famille au SPARKOH!