Museo Interactivo de la Ciencia y Tecnología Principia, Malaga

Museo Interactivo de la Ciencia y Tecnología Principia, Malaga

The Principia combines an interactive science center and planetarium. The aim of the center is to promote scientific and technological advancements to visitors in an entertaining way. All exhibits encourage visitors to think, reflect and experience while interacting with the modules.

The Principia Science Centre belongs to the secondary school, Nuestra Senora de la Victoria. The establishment of the museum was to supplement the curriculum of the school. Later it was opened to the public as an interactive science center and planetarium. Since it was conceived as a center to teach students, a strong emphasis is placed on education in addition to entertainment.

The Science Center has three main sections. The Thomas Hormigo project room has more than 60 interactive modules that teach children and adults about different types of natural phenomena. The Faraday room children are encouraged to perform experiments relating to electrostatics, mechanics, optics, physics and chemistry. Children can see two hundred thousand stars, constellations and planets at the planetarium and learn about all that is visible in the sky at night.

Visitors can also use the interactive modules of a parallel earth and a sundial with a laser disk located outside the Principia.

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Sight Name: Museo Interactivo de la Ciencia y Tecnología Principia
Sight Location: Malaga, Spain
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Museums Walking Tour in Malaga, Part I  

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