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June 4 2014 - September 19 2014

Terra Chrona exhibition

CSIRO Discovery Centre, Acton, ACT

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.

June 7 2014 - August 24 2014

Humanoid Discovery exhibition

Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville, QLD

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.

June 12 2014 - August 1 2014

Parasites in Focus Exhibition

CSIRO Discovery Centre, Acton, ACT

Get up close and personal with the microscopic creepy crawlies that hitch a ride on their unsuspecting victims, YOU!

July 6 2014 - August 29 2014

ATSE Excellence in Science Teaching Award

Adelaide Arena, Findon, SA

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.

Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum - home of the Somerville Collection, Bathurst, NSW

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

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

‘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.

Rosebud Toy Library, Rosebud, VIC

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.

Narrabri Crossing Theater , Narrabri, NSW

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).

July 24 2014 - August 30 2014

Embracing Innovation Volume 4

Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre , Canberra, ACT

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.

July 26 2014 - September 21 2014

The Microscope Project

Flinders University City Gallery, Adelaide, SA

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.

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 30 2014 - August 7 2014

Science For Our Future, Science in the World

Elizabeth College , Hobart , TAS

Science for Yr 8 students.

July 31 2014 - August 17 2014


M16 Artspace, Griffith, ACT

An art/science cross over exhibition, that uses processing programs to replicate natural elements.

Brain and Mind Research Institute, Camperdown, NSW

Create textile neurons following scientifically informed patterns and meet brain health experts including Professor Ian Hickie – Executive Director, Brain and Mind Research Institute and project artists Pat Pillai and Rita Pearce.

Ancient World , Adelaide, SA

Join Simon on a 50 minute comedy adventure with some of the hardest maths problems of all time and the people who solved them.

Mt. Stromlo Observatory, Scope Cafe, Weston Creek, ACT

Mt Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our free, public star gazing night and lectures. Warm clothing is recommended and observations on the night are weather dependent.

Fab Lab Adelaide, Adelaide, SA

Drop into Fab Lab Adelaide and check out the 3D printers and laser etching/cutting machines and sign up for an induction. Fab Lab Adelaide is a community inventors' workshop and a dedicated space for small scale digital fabrication.

August 1 2014 - August 31 2014

Bunbury City Library Science Month

Bunbury City Library, Bunbury, WA

Science activities, library book displays and promotion of science reading materials.

Tradies Gymea, Gymea, NSW

Can you crochet, wrap, knit or knot? Then join this community art project that promotes mind and brain health. A session will be held at Tradies Gymea on Friday the 1st of August. Gold coin donation, feel free to bring your own wool and needles.

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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.


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.


This mini-cookbook adds an extra ingredient to a selection of easy and impressive! 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.


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


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’.


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.


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


SciFest is a video conferencing festival promoting science and technology, SciFest provides an opportunity for your students to connect with exciting science, experts and experiments from your classroom.


Celebrate National Science Week with your class through this interactive webcast with the host of Gardening Australia, Costa Georgiadis!


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.

The Young Tassie Scientists (YTS) program aims to broaden the profile of science and engineering to students and the general public throughout Tasmania and to provide insights into working as a scientist or engineer.


Compete against students from around the world in the first Education Perfect World Science Champs! 18th - 26th August Find out more information here:


Relive Tim’s remarkable journey to retrace the steps of legendary leader Sir Ernest Shackleton in this interactive webcast provided especially for the primary school classroom


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.


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


Join biologist and TV host Dr Carin Bondar (from Canada) to explore evolutionary science and the often weird world of animal reproduction. Along with talking about the science of animal reproduction, Carin will talk about how she became a TV presenter along with being a YouTube and social media star.


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


Meet Professor Chris McKay, planetary scientist at NASA Ames Research Center with a special interest in terraforming – the process of modifying a planet to be similar to Earth. Chris will join us live via VIDEO CONFERENCE from California to chat about his work.

St Marys Catholic College, Woree, QLD

Awareness of nature's wild tropical foods. Education by Indigenous elders providing student with detailed knowledge of tropical foods and herbs used for medicine and eating.

This year, Taronga Zoo and the Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust are combining to offer workshops via Video Conference that explore the incredible strategies plants and animals use to adapt to their surroundings.


  • Terra Chrona exhibition

    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...

  • 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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