The Palm Oil Debate

Palm oil is one of the biggest environmental challenges facing our planet today - you might not have heard of it at all, or perhaps you've just heard that it's a 'bad' thing - here, we'll take a look at the wider story, and see what we can all do to help.


21 Jul - 30 Nov

How Much

Included with a general admission ticket.


The Greenhouse

Who for

Familes with children aged 5+


Drop in - check blackboard in Greenhouse

You'll be able to: 

  • Use some scientific techniques to investigate palm oil and find out why it is so useful.
  • Explore some of the environmental and social sustainability issues surrounding the use of unsustainable palm oil.
  • Play the shopping game to discover which of your favourite items contain palm oil.
  • You can also find out what you can do (and what you are already doing) to help change the world! 


Photo Credit: Paul Blakemore