Spazio Ponte enters the program of the Science Festival. Visits and educational workshops to get closer to the world of construction and bridges
Genoa, 25 October – Spazio Ponte, the place dedicated to the construction of the new viaduct, is an official partner of the program of the Genoa Science Festival, which will animate Genoa with meetings, lectures and events until 4 November.
It will be possible to visit Spazio Ponte and book a guided tour with educational workshops, together with the mediators of the event. The public will have the opportunity to be surrounded by the construction of the new infrastructure, to follow its evolution thanks to the digital wall area, as well as to learn more about the activities that take place every day, 24 hours a day, in the construction site of Valpolcevera.
At Spazio Ponte, in fact, visitors will have the possibility to learn the secrets of the construction of the new bridge, thanks to two types of workshops designed for families and children.
BridgeLab (26-27 October and 2-3 November, from 11.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon and from 3.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.) is a creative workshop aimed to guide children from 8 to 13 years old, as well as their parents, through the world of bridge history and construction. Through exhibitions, stories told by experts, dedicated teaching materials, bridge models and activities, it will be possible to understand how many and what are the factors contributing to the construction of a bridge, stimulating curiosity and fostering a passion for the world of engineering.
SuperBridge (26-27 October and 2-3 November from 17.00 to 18.00) is an educational workshop dedicated to older children, aged 14 to 18 years. Curiosity, observation skills, passion and team spirit: these are the essential skills for building something for a community – participants will be able to find them thanks to the collaboration of engineers, technicians and managers, to discover the world of large infrastructures.
The mediators of the Science Festival will be present at Spazio Ponte until November 3. Spazio Ponte will have the following opening times: Tuesday from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday to Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sunday and November 1 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., closed on Mondays. Schools and groups must use the visit organization service (tel. 010-8934340). All events at Spazio Ponte will be free of charge. For further information and to book seats, please visit www.festivalscienza.it