Australian Museum Science Festival 2013 Open Day
Australian Museum commences National Science Week with a family-friendly Science Festival.
|When:||Saturday, August 10 2013. 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM|
6 College Street, Sydney, NSW, 2010
|What:||Exhibition, Hands-on activity, Open Day, Show, Talk / Lecture, Workshop|
|Theme:||Energy and transport, Environment and nature, Space and astronomy, Innovation and technology|
|Cost:||Online cost (excl. booking fees)* $20 adults; $15 concession; $11 child (aged 5-15); $6 child (aged 2-5); $45 family ticket (2 adults, 2 children). * Prices include museum entry, Wildlife Photographer of the Year and all science festival activities.|
|Other:||Family friendly, Wheelchair access|
Australian Museum commences National Science Week with a family-friendly Science Festival on Saturday 10 August, 2013.
One of the nation’s largest science festivals, activities are designed to encourage attendees to appreciate, learn and understand the science they see every day with hands on experiments and lively demonstrations.
From life-size dinosaurs to the power of liquid nitrogen there is something for everyone to enjoy in the entertaining shows, workshops and tours.
Highlights of the festival program include:
Explore what energy is and discover how it is transformed with The Jolly Professor and his sidekick Rusty the Robot.
Discover the mysteries of science with Dr Rob Bell, host for Network Ten's science television show SCOPE and a science education officer for CSIRO Education, South Queensland.
Winny the Dinosaur
Learn about Australia’s prehistoric past in a humorous show complete with skeletons, fossils and a life-sized Muttaburrasaurus.
Australian Museum Liquid Nitrogen Show
Become mesmerized by the power and versatility of liquid nitrogen as it smokes, expands, evaporates and freezes objects with shattering results.
Australian Wildlife Displays
Get up close and personal with a range of native Australian animals as they roam through the museum.
Rock Me, Galileo
Experience the musical inspired by of a century of Australian Science and global astronomy.
Book Launch and Research Library Tour: Join Raymond Huber, author of ‘The Flight of the Honey Bee’ for a reading, while exploring the wonders of the Australian Museum’s research library.
Wacky Science Experience
Discover the science behind CSI forensics, electromagnetism, robotics, bubbles and more through various workshops.
Hear from guest speakers about a range of current scientific topics, and see examples of scientific illustrations and photography.
Catherine BeehagAustralian MuseumEmail: email@example.comPhone: 02 9320 6370