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Museum of Tropical Queensland , Townsville, QLD
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A new interactive exhibition Colour: Secret Language of the Reef, explores how coral and other marine creatures on the Great Barrier Reef use colour, light, patterns and textures to communicate.

June 7 2014 - August 24 2014

Humanoid Discovery exhibition

Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville, QLD
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This highly interactive exhibition invites visitors to investigate their own bodies from the perspective of a visitor from outer space. This external view of the complex workings of the body systems, organs and functions provide an engaging angle for visitors to learn about themselves.

Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum - home of the Somerville Collection, Bathurst, NSW
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Images by artist Peter Trusler which give a unique insight into the process of preserving and recording the evolution of life from the viewpoint of both the artist and the scientist based on the research of eminent palaeontologists Professor Patricia Vickers-Rich, Dr Tom Rich and Peter Trusler.

July 12 2014 - August 31 2014

What I See When I Look at Sound

Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), Northbridge, WA
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This exhibition unites radically different manifestations and improvisations on the theme of seeing and shaping sound.

July 14 2014 - September 26 2014

Physics is Fun

Luna Park Sydney, Milsons Point, NSW
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‘Physics is Fun’ provide fun park excursions at Luna Park Sydney for any size school group from any school faculty on Mondays & Fridays. Our special school prices are at a great discount on standard entry prices charged by Luna Park Sydney and are the lowest prices available.

July 18 2014 - August 30 2014

The Skullbone Experiment

UNSW, COFA , Paddington, NSW
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The Skullbone Experiment, 'A Paradigm of Art and Nature'. A group exhibition featuring the stunning works of 11 acclaimed Australian artists following a February 2013 artist's residency at the Tasmanian Land Conservancy's Wilderness World Heritage Skullbone Plains Reserve.

Narrabri Crossing Theater , Narrabri, NSW
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The Science & Engineering Investigation Awards (SEIAs) will be held in Narrabri on 28 August, at the Crossing Theater. The SEIAs are hosted by the Primary Industry Center for Science Education (PICSE) and the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC).

Rosebud Toy Library, Rosebud, VIC
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Join us at Rosebud Toy Library for some fantastic Hands-on Preschooler Science Play Experiences. Explore water, colour, light, magnets and much more in a friendly and interactive play space.

July 24 2014 - August 30 2014

Embracing Innovation Volume 4

Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre , Canberra, ACT
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The exhibition series showcases the inspiring innovations of practice-based and practice-led researchers. The series is intentionally cross-disciplinary and highlights the rewards of collaboration and investigation across traditional boundaries, particularly between arts and science.

Adelaide Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, SA

Marvel at the wonders in the diverse gardens.

SA Maritime Museum, Port Adelaide, SA

See the exciting exhibition, Rough Medicine – Life and Death in the Age of Sail.

July 26 2014 - September 21 2014

The Microscope Project

Flinders University City Gallery, Adelaide, SA
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In 2012 Flinders University decommissioned a suite of electron microscopes, The Microscope Project was conceived in response: as an opportunity to reclaim the instruments, giving them a new lease of life through the lens of creative practice.

Waite Arboretum, Urrbrae, SA

The Waite Arboretum occupies 33 hectares and contains 2300 specimens representing more than 800 species. Special guided walk will showcase remarkable trees in the Arboretum.

The History of Science, Ideas and Technology Group (SA) Inc presents Professor Cédric Crémière, Director, Muséum Histoire Naturelle, Le Havre, France.

July 28 2014

Community Science Expo

Dunalley Primary School Gym, Dunalley, TAS

Community Science Expo with displays and hands on activities for all ages. Explore sound, renewable energy, soils, Tassie Devils, milk, oysters, archaeology and more! A free event including a meal of fine local produce.

July 29 2014 - September 19 2014

Tingalpa State School Celebrates Science

Tingalpa State School, Brisbane, QLD

Tingalpa State School is celebrating Science Week all term long with a 1,2,3! 1. Whole school Big Fun Science Show and one of 14 hands-on workshops 2. Our very first Individual Student Science Challenge. 3. Science Celebration Week with the public display of SCI projects: P -7.

August 1 2014 - August 31 2014

Bunbury City Library Science Month

Bunbury City Library, Bunbury, WA
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Science activities, library book displays and promotion of science reading materials.

August 1 2014 - September 26 2014

RiAus Art: Under the Surface

RiAus, The Science Exchange, Future Space Gallery, Adelaide, SA

See the latest FutureSpace exhibition Under the Surface.

August 2 2014 - August 31 2014

Catalyst

Mrs Harris' Shop, Torrensville, SA
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Twelve artists from the Bittondi Printmaking Group explore and express their ideas in 'Catalyst'. A National Science Week and SALA event.

August 4 2014 - September 19 2014

Terra Chrona exhibition

CSIRO Discovery Centre, Acton, ACT
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An exhibition exploring the land and time by Canberra artists Anne Tassie, John Tassie and Ian Haynes. Join us for the free official opening on Wednesday 6 August from 6pm at the CSIRO Discovery Centre.

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Competitions & online activities

  • API STELR Solar Car Challenge

    The API STELR Solar Car Challenge is open to Australian Secondary Schools running the STELR Project Renewable Energy module. Schools are provided with...

  • Robogals Science Challenge

    The Robogals Science Challenge is nationwide science competition open to girls aged 5 to 15, enabling them to learn about science and engineering. The...

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The API STELR Solar Car Challenge is open to Australian Secondary Schools running the STELR Project Renewable Energy module. Schools are provided with kits to make 15 model solar-powered and gift vouchers for prizes at no cost. Schools must agree to hosting visits from engineering students.

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The Robogals Science Challenge is nationwide science competition open to girls aged 5 to 15, enabling them to learn about science and engineering. The challenge consists of minor challenges and one major challenge over a five month period. Entries are submitted online in three age categories.

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Head out into the dark unmapped heart of your backyard, bushland or beach with camera and pith helmet in search of small game (such as insects, reptiles, birds, frogs, flowers) and other inspiring and intriguing natural history subjects. Great prizes! Open, secondary and primary school categories.

ATSE recognises excellence in the teaching of STEM in South Australian secondary schools with an award made in conjunction with the SA Science & Engineering Challenge. The Award is in the form of a plaque for the teacher and $2000 for the school’s activities in STEM.

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This mini-cookbook adds an extra ingredient to a selection of easy and impressive recipes...science! Most people who cook don't realise that they're actually using a lot of science as they do. This cookbook showcases simple science that'll improve your cooking with some easy tips and tricks.

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Essay writing competition for Tertiary and Secondary School students. Closing date 30 September 2014.

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Get involved in 2014 to experience a unique melding of science and poetry. This year we are looking for Sci-ku’s with a food theme, in recognition of 2014 being the UN International Year of Family Farming, and linking with the National Science Week theme ‘Food for our Future’.

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The annual Great Big Science Read invites Australians to read, write and think about science. It can be as simple as picking up a book, either fiction or non-fiction. The Great Big Science Read runs throughout August, coinciding with National Science Week and Book Week.

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Do you and your classmates have what it takes to be Mars Lab YouTube stars?

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Strange Nature, a synthetic biology student resource website, is organising an Australia-wide synthetic biology writing competition for highschool students. Students will write a 1000 word response to a question, where the best entry will be awarded $500.

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Subscribe to the sparkling NEW FREE Sleek Geeks podcast hosted by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki & Adam Spencer. It's a National Science Week bargain...

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For those interested in putting farming into National Science Week, here are some free on-line web resources and activities from the enviroed4all websites.

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Special Collections at Eddie Koiki Mabo library of James Cook University, North Queensland, will be posting special accounts to the JCU Library News Blog of early discovery and exploration in Australia based on our Rare Book Collection over National Science Week.

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Be a part of Australia’s Biggest School Excursion! Join IntoScience & CSIRO on a virtual excursion to the infamous Jenolan Caves and explore a digital replica of this natural wonder. No crowds, no permission slips … just a FREE, totally immersive, educational experience.

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Volunteer Family Food Educators and five Move Well Eat Well schools will work together to grow vegetable seedlings with 500 Tasmanian students.

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Compete against students from around the world in the first Education Perfect World Science Champs! 18th - 26th August Find out more information here: http://worldseries.educationperfect.com/science.html

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Students in NSW are monitoring the southward migration of Channel-billed cuckoos on www.climatewatch.org.au/news/climatewatch-cuckoo-count Together these citizen scientists will be helping to find out if Climate change is effecting migration patterns.

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The Science Byte is an online science competition unlike any other. Rather than simply answering questions that test your knowledge, you'll learn how to explore and investigate real scientific data as you go. The Byte runs for 5 weeks, and is aimed at interested Yr 9 and 10 students but open to all.

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If we find alien life on Mars, what would it look like and should we help it?

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The public are invited to get their hands dirty in the interests of science - use sensors to sample water for indicators like temperature pH, turbidity and salinity, scoop waterbugs for identification, search for fish with baited traps and help community groups plant trees at their project site.

Events

  • Colour: Secret Language of the Reef

    A new interactive exhibition Colour: Secret Language of the Reef, explores how coral and other marine creatures on the Great Barrier Reef use colour, light,...

  • Humanoid Discovery exhibition

    This highly interactive exhibition invites visitors to investigate their own bodies from the perspective of a visitor from outer space. This external view...

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