1001 Inventions to Celebrate the British Science Week 2018


Cures from the East Educational Event to be Organised for Schools in London

London, February 14 2018: 1001 Inventions is organising Cures from the East educational event for schools at the Royal Society in London to celebrate the British Science Week.

The event to be held on March 14 2018 will introduce the fascinating legacy of healthcare from the East. Participating children will join a wondrous journey to the past to learn about the creative golden age of medicine in early Muslim Civilisation and connected Civilisations from the East.

Exciting activities will introduce the extraordinary life of forgotten pioneers of healthcare and medicine, during a scientific Golden Age that stretched from Spain to China including North and East African, Arabian, Persian, Central Asian, Indian and Turkic Cultures.

Pupils joining the Cures from the East educational event will experience an exciting live drama show as well as a range of engaging science demonstrations and hands-on workshops simplifying concepts related to health and medicine. Activities include:

·       Circulatory system interactive demonstration

·       Learn about the body with augmented and virtual reality app

·       Repairing broken bones hands-on workshop

·       Operate on a banana demonstration

·       Learn about different viruses, infections and immunity

·       And much more…

Inspired by extraordinary contributions of pioneers who lived during the golden age of Muslim Civilisation like Ibn Zuhr, Ibn Maymun, Al-Razi and Al-Zahrawi, the educational and cultural event will help spark children’s interest in science and passion for learning while promoting intercultural appreciation.

This event is FREE OF CHARGE for schools!


Date: 14 March 2018
Time: Morning Session: 10.30am-12.30pm
           OR Afternoon Session 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Audience: Schools Groups with pupils aged 7 to 11
Venue: The Royal Society
             6-9 Carlton House Terrace
             London SW1Y 5AG

Deadline for school bookings is Wednesday 7th March - allocated on a first come, first served basis.

About British Science Week

British Science Week, run by the British Science Association is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, featuring entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK for people of all ages.

British Science Week provides a platform to stimulate and support teachers, STEM professionals, science communicators and the general public to produce and participate in STEM events and activities.


About 1001 Inventions

1001 Inventions is an award-winning, British based organization that creates international educational campaigns and engaging transmedia productions aiming to raise awareness of the contributions to science, technology and culture from the Golden Age of Muslim Civilisation.

1001 Inventions has engaged with over 350 million people across the globe working with a network of international partners, including UNESCO, National Geographic and leading academics to produce interactive exhibits, short films, live shows, books and classroom learning materials that are being used by hundreds of thousands of educators around the world.


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