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Perth Science Festival

Celebrate the launch of National Science Week in WA at the Perth Science Festival! There is something for everyone at this free event, with explosive stage shows, roaming performers,cuddly animals, mining tours and engaging stalls and science celebrities!

When: Saturday, August 15 2015 till Sunday, August 16 2015. 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Perth Cultural Centre
James Street Mall, Northbridge, WA, 6003
Topic: Archaeology and antiquity, Human body and movement, Energy and transport, Environment and nature, Health and medical, Space and astronomy, Innovation and technology
Cost: Free
Other: Wheelchair access

Perth Science Festival is in its third year and has extended to two days, plus an over 18 night event on Saturday 15 August.

The Perth Cultural Centre will be jam packed with all things science! During the day, there are two stages of performances and talks plus hands-on activities at over 30 stalls.

When the sun goes down… the science fun continues!

Gastronomical is an over 18 event which explores the science of food and drink plus a celebration of the International Year of Light. There will also be light performances, live music, a licensed bar plus free tastings from food and drink vendors.

Stage Schedule

Saturday 15 August

Hubble Stage
10:15 Science Story-time with SLWA
11:00 Official Launch of National Science Week
11:45 Scitech Element of Surprise Show
1:00 A Bite of Science: A Matter of Time
1:30 Chris Smith: The Naked Scientist
2:30 Science Rap Battle with John Curtin
3:30 A Bite of Science: The Power of Legumes

Archimedes Stage
11:30 Food for our future with Costa Georgiadis
12:30 Science Story-time
1:15 Animal encounters with Ben Britton
2:00 Sharing Science in the New Museum
3:00 Invisibility cloaks & flashing morse code with Siouxsie Wiles

Sunday 16 August

Hubble Stage
10:45 Scitech Bubble Show
11:45 A Bite of Science: Milking Microalgae
12:00 A Bite of Science: There’s something fishy in the app store
12:15 A Bite of Science: A dolphin walks into a bar
1:30 Wow! Magic Show
2:30 Scitech Element of Surprise Show

Archimedes Stage
11:30 Ready, steady – science!
12:30 Food for our future with Costa Georgiadis
1:15 Glowing fish guts to nasty superbugs with Siouxsie Wiles
2:00 Animal encounters with Ben Britton
3:00 Saving African Painted Dogs

Contact details:

Christine Allen
Scitech
Email: scienceweek@scitech.org.au
Phone: 08 9215 0739

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