Sunday, September 9, 2012

Workshop: Sightseeing in Egypt with Ibn al Haytham

Sightseeing in Egypt with Ibn al Haytham

Original Hands On Heritage Light Graffiti
Come and explore the exciting Science of Light as we travel through Medieval Egypt with optics pioneer Ibn al Haytham.

In this hands-on workshop, students will experience
  • The Medieval World through the eyes of Ibn al Haytham
  • Timelining achievements in the ‘Dark Ages' 
  • How light travels using a pinhole camera
  • The Story of the 'Mad Scientist'
  • 'Persistence of vision' by making moving images
  • Creating light graffiti (where dark facilities available)
  • Using Ibn al Haytham's scientific method to create an object that helps light up shanty towns across South east Asia.

Max. duration: 2 hrs                Contact 

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