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May 12 2018 - September 9 2018

Henry VR

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
Henry VR

Journey deep inside a Tudor painting to explore the hidden life of a king’s portrait, and the workshop of the artists who created it.

July 6 2018 - August 25 2018

Macrocosmia

Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre, Canberra City, ACT
Macrocosmia

Art and science meet in the work of glass artist Elizabeth Kelly. Macrocosmia is the result of her extensive research into microscopic organic structures and is presented for the first time at Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre.

July 10 2018 - September 6 2018

Banjo’s STEAM Arcade

A.B. Paterson College, Arundel, QLD

During National Science week students from Prep to Year 12 will use their STEAM knowledge to research arcade style games. They will plan, design, evaluate and test their own arcade game made from mainly recycled materials.

Coolart Wetlands and Homestead, Mount Martha, VIC

An exhibition of regional astronomy and sky photography by the Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society in proud collaboration with PrimeSCI!, the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council and Coolart Wetlands and Homestead.

July 16 2018 - August 31 2018

Outback Water Project

Visitor Information Centre, Alice Springs, NT
Outback Water Project

The project is on-going through National Science Week and beyond. We encourage citizen scientists to collect water samples from central Australian waterholes via packs available at the Visitor Information Centre in Alice Springs whenever they're out and about exploring central Australia in 2018.

July 17 2018 - August 18 2018

Forced Landing on Mars

Ballarat Municipal Observatory and Museum, Mount Pleasant, VIC

Survival on Mars - what would your priorities be? Bring your entry along to the Ballarat Observatory from 17 July to 18 August to go into the draw to win a 25 cm Dobsonian telescope. View Mars in the telescopes and more.

July 20 2018 - August 20 2018

Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition

Museum of Geraldton, Geraldton, WA
Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition

The Astrofest astrophotography competition showcases and celebrates the best of Western Australian astrophotography and astro-imaging. See amazing astro-images such as star trails, night-scapes, solar system objects, Sun and Moon, deep space images, timelapse video and related digital imaging.

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, TAS
The Australian Antarctic Festival Photography Competition

International photographic competition showing the best photography of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean.

August 4 2018 - August 19 2018

Kids go free at Taronga Zoo Sydney

Taronga Zoo Sydney , Mosman, NSW
Kids go free at Taronga Zoo Sydney

In celebration of science, Taronga Zoo Sydney invites all children to visit, free of charge* from the 04/08/2018 until 19/08/2018. Your budding conservationist can enjoy a full day at Taronga Zoo to experience first-hand, conservation science in action.

August 6 2018 - September 28 2018

Antarctic Interiors, Architecture and Ice

Mawson Exhibition Space, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, Battery Point, TAS
Antarctic Interiors, Architecture and Ice

A research exhibition exploring Antarctic architecture, interiority and the ice engaging with psychological, spatial and physical processes that characterise Antarctica.

Competitions & online activities

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UNSW Bragg Student Science Writing Prize

Write a short essay on 'Technology and Tomorrow' and you could win a fantastic set of prizes, including publication in Australia's top science magazines and a $500 UNSW Bookshop voucher.

Textual Data Sonification and Algorithmic Composition Competition

The Textual Data Sonification and Algorithmic Composition Competition challenges participants to write computer programs that take any text as input, and generate sheet music that can be performed by an a cappella vocal quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, bass).

Presenting My Local Weather – Video Competition

What’s the weather and climate like around you, and why does it change? The Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS) is running a national video competition! We invite school students to explore weather and climate in their local surroundings and present it in a (2 min max) video.

Quiz: Discover your future career in science

Take the quiz to find out which jobs match your interest in science.

Take the quiz to find out which jobs match your interest in science

Plaque Watching

Put a drop of red, blue or green food dye on your finger then on your front upper teeth, smile and take a photo on your mobile phone.

SCINEMA International Science Film Festival National Science Week Program

SCINEMA is a celebration of the power of the moving image to inspire the young, satisfy the curious, explain the baffling and ask the impossible. Register your venue to host your own free SCINEMA screening during National Science Week.

Future Martians Podcast

In this 12-episode series, Mars One astronaut candidates Josh Richards and Dianne McGrath speak with other candidates about the Mars One project, motivations for applying for a one-way mission to Mars, and what they are doing to become Future Martians.

Geoscience Australia – 80 Days of Earth Discovery

Geoscience Australia is celebrating 80 Days of Earth Discovery from 1 August – 20 October 2018. Join us in exploring geoscience in all its diversity, the crucial role it plays solving the challenges of our nation and the people who make it all happen.

Mini Beasts in My City – Citizen Science Program

Join Mini Beasts in My City - Citizen Science Program, contribute to our understanding and learn more about biodiversity. It’s easy to get involved, download MyPestGuideTM Reporter App and submit your reports from anywhere in WA during National Science Week.

Events

  • Henry VR

    Journey deep inside a Tudor painting to explore the hidden life of a king’s portrait, and the workshop of the artists who created it.

  • Macrocosmia

    Art and science meet in the work of glass artist Elizabeth Kelly. Macrocosmia is the result of her extensive research into microscopic organic structures...

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