Experiencing the marvels that science offers

Li Qian
More than 1,000 events have been held during the city's annual science extravaganza from May 15 to 26, allowing people to explore the joys of science.
Li Qian

More than 1,000 events have been held during the city’s annual science extravaganza from May 15 to 26, allowing people to explore the joys of science. At the opening ceremony of the 2019 Shanghai Science Festival, 18 eminent participants from around the world walked the red carpet like movie stars. People of all groups found fun in the festival. Children took part in interactive games, university students visited international companies and innovation centers, and experts and scientists had the chance to exchange ideas about cutting-edge technologies.

Experiencing the marvels that science offers
Experiencing the marvels that science offers
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Children get immersed in the world of birds in the annual “Museum Night” at the Shanghai Natural History Museum. Bird experts guide them a bird tour, and craftspeople teach them to make birds using traditional Chinese paper-cutting skills, paint birds on their faces and display bamboo whistles to imitate bird calls.

Experiencing the marvels that science offers
Experiencing the marvels that science offers
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

A model of the Xuelong 2, China’s first domestically built polar research vessel and icebreaker, on display during the Arctic Circle China Forum at the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, where children learn about life in the Arctic.

Experiencing the marvels that science offers
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Two budding scientists, Yu Qingzhu (left) and Wen Hao, who are stars on local TV show “Junior Edison,” walk the red carpet at the opening ceremony of the science festival. 

Experiencing the marvels that science offers
Experiencing the marvels that science offers
Ti Gong

Children learn the marvels of science through hands-on experiments and about the secrets of life by looking through microscopes in several “science stalls” put up during the Xuhui Science Festival.

Experiencing the marvels that science offers
Ti Gong
Experiencing the marvels that science offers
Ti Gong
Experiencing the marvels that science offers
Ti Gong

About 30 local university students visit the technology experience center of Fortune 500 company Honeywell. They try out smart headgear and investigate how they can shape the future.

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