iQpark is twice bigger! Science show!

Tens of new interactive exhibits situated in 4 floors. Not only that, fairytale science show is waiting for you every day during whole holiday! Princess Vědomila and crazy scientist Zweistein perform experiments with Van de Graff generator, liquid nitrogen and with gases. Come to touch 500,000 volts, invent a giant mushroom, make a fairy mist or toothpaste for elephants!

We bring you funny workshops for children and adults on Sundays. Come and make your own modeling clay and luminous slime that you can take home with you! Science is fun!

Do you know...

Barbie's measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33.

The dollar symbol ($) is a U combined with an S (U.S.)

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

There are only thirteen blimps in the world.

The three largest land-owners in England are the Queen, the Church of England and Trinity College, Cambridge.

If you come from Manchester, you are a Mancunian.

Madrid is the only European capital city not situated on a river.

Emus cannot walk backwards.

Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs only have about ten.

Libya has the only flag which is all one color with no writing or decoration on it.

The only borough of New York City that isn't an island (or part of an island) is the Bronx.

When a coffee seed is planted, it takes five years to yield it's first consumable fruit.

The common goldfish is the only animal that can see both infra-red and ultra-violet light.

Pinocchio is Italian for "pine head."

The geographical center of North America is near Rugby, North Dakota.

Hacky-sack was invented in Turkey.

Most Americans' car horns beep in the key of F.

The pupil of an octopus' eye is rectangular.

Camel's milk does not curdle.

The ball on top of a flagpole is called the truck.

"Mr. Mojo Risin" is an anagram for Jim Morrison.

The word "modem" is a contraction of the words "modulate, demodulate."

Oliver Cromwell was hanged and decapitated two years after he had died.

In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

Iowa has more independent telephone companies than any other state.

Many hamsters only blink one eye at a time.

Dracula is the most filmed story of all time, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is second and Oliver Twist is third.

Other than humans, black lemurs are the only primates that may have blue eyes.

The United States has never lost a war in which mules were used.

A Chinese checkerboard has 121 holes.

Mice, whales, elephants, giraffes and man all have seven neck vertebra.

Very small clouds that look like they have been broken off of bigger clouds are called scuds.

The Chinese ideogram for 'trouble' symbolizes 'two women living under one roof'.

In Chinese, the words for crisis and opportunity are the same.

No word in the English language rhymes with month.

The poisonous copperhead smells likefresh cut cucumbers.

The smallest mushroom's name is "Hop-low."

Jamie Farr (who played Klinger on M*A*S*H) was the only member of the cast who actually served as a soldier in the Korean war.

Canada is an Indian word meaning "Big Village".

The longest chapter in the Bible is Psalm 119.

The shortest verse in the Bible is "Jesus wept."

The word 'byte' is a contraction of 'by eight.'

The word 'pixel' is a contraction of either 'picture cell' or 'picture element.'

Bananas do not grow on trees, but on rhizomes.

A cat has four rows of whiskers.

The letter W is the only letter in the alphabet that doesn't have 1 syllable... it has three.

A bear has 42 teeth.

The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.

The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.

The first hard drive available for the Apple II had a capacity of 5 megabytes.

The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

Only humans and horses have hymens.

The word "set" has more definitions than any other word in the English language.

The most eastern part of the western world is located in Ilomantsi, Finland.

The international telphone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.

Chicago is closer to Moscow than to Rio de Janeiro.

Mickey Mouse is known as "Topolino" in Italy.

Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

Tigars have striped skin, not just striped fur.

Debra Winger was the voice of E.T.

The first word spoken by an ape in the movie Planet of the Apes was "Smile".

Bob Dylan's real name is Robert Zimmerman.

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were the two left-handed Beatles.

Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.

More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes.

Travelling exhibitions of iQpark

GET TO KNOW YOURSELF!

23. 5. 2012 - 30. 6. 2012 - Příbram, Galerie Fr. Drtikola

30. 6. 2012 - 2. 9. 2012 - Litomyšl

GAMES AND DECEPTIONS

16. 4. 2012 - 30. 8. 2012 Ostrava - Černá louka

 

iQpark programme in July and August

Daily at 16:00

FAIRY SCIENCE SHOW: TOUCH 500,000 VOLTS...

Friday at 16:00


Guided tour
Take a look behind the scenes not only the iQpark.


Sunday at 14:00


Workshop for children: Production of modeling clay and luminous slime


Daily


Interactive exhibition:
Adventure at the castle

NEWS IN IQPARK

Lever

Do you have strong arms? You can try your strength and try to defeat our exhibit! Who will be stronger?

Racing balls

Which ball arrives first? Is it the sharpest track or not? Come to check it!

World languages

Do you recognize Norwegian from Spanish? Do you know how people from opposite side of Earth speak? Come to find out how the most common languages sound and where you can hear them!

Keying

How to get a moderator in front of the weather forecast map? How cinematic tricks work now? Come and try to be a weather presenter of Czech Television.

Strong magnets

Strong magnets are placed inside two metal arms. You can try how different materials behave in magnetic field. Find out which materials are attracted.

Thermal sight

Stand in front of our thermal (camera) sight to see what temperature are parts of your body. Is your nose warmer than your hand? What is the thermal sight good for? Discover in iQpark!

Maps lie!

You can find a way from Liberec to San Francisco on a map. But will it be the same as on a globe? You can try in iQpark and see how it actually is.















This project is cofinancied by the European Union (European Regional Development Fund) within the common regional operational programme.















News

The robot gives school report

iQpark used robot for giving school reports to students.

The eighth Museum Night occurred

More than 1000 people visited the Museum Night in iQpark.

Science on Stage and the eighth Museum Night in iQpark

Festival of Museum Nights and competition of selecting candidates for the International Festival of Science on Stage is held on June 2nd in iQpark.

iQpark participates in Bambiriáda in Liberec

The largest show of leisure activities for children and youth each year in Liberec where iQpark can be found as well.

May 12th and 13th – the owner of the largest collection of brain-teasers RNDr. Jaroslav Flejberk in iQpark!

Come to tangle your head with puzzles in iQpark.

My Piece of Earth 2012

competition of Czech geological survey, which is partner of iQpark

First roadshow of project Handy science project

First roadshow of project Handy science project occurred in Jablonec nad Nisou on April 26th.

April 14th - In search of science and technology

Technical University in Liberec, partner of iQpark, performed wandering in laboratories, scientific workplaces and workshops for you.

The first workshop Young vet occurred in iQpark

How children treated their ill cuddly animals? What did they learn about vet medicine?

New workshop - Young vet

Play young vet in iQpark and try to vaccinate a cuddly animal.

Contest

Participate in our correspondence contest to win interesting prizes.

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