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Science Showcase UOW: Open day at Shoalhaven Campus

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  • University of Wollongong, Shoalhaven campus
    George Evans Road, West Nowra NSW 2541, Australia

The open day at the UOW Shoalhaven campus for Science Showcase UOW is on Saturday 12 August from 10am - 3pm.

The UOW campus in West Nowra will be transformed into a science activities hub.  This is a free event and all are welcome; there is something for all ages and interests.

Activities include:

  • Guided tours of the medicine and nursing teaching spaces.
  • Fire and Ice Spectacular science shows presented by the Science Space.
  • Dragon Training mobile zoo reptile display, including a lace monitor, crocodile, snake, turtle, frogs, and a few smaller lizards
  • Project Bucephalus Lego robotics building and competition (BYO robot or build one here), with prizes
  • Tours of the observatory on-site, view the Sun with a solar scope, and a telescope display with Shoalhaven astronomers
  • Waminda South Coast Women's Health and Wellbeing Aboriginal Corporation Birthing on Country with midwives and interactive mannequins to measure fetal heart rates
  • Interactive health and medicine displays: have your blood pressure measured, see your muscles via ultrasound, see how dummy patients and simulations are used in medicine and nursing
  • Anatomy models of the different parts of the body,
  • Cafe open, sausage sizzle, coffee cart
  • Prizes at different activity tables