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May 8 2017 - August 18 2017

Water Quality Monitoring of Kincumber Creek

Kincumber High School, Kincumber, NSW
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Water Quality Monitoring: students will conduct water quality tests, macro invertebrate surveys of Kincumber Creek and collect feathers as part of the Feathermap Project of Australia, led by ANSTO and UNSW.

June 26 2017 - August 18 2017

Flora to Flora

Adelaide North Special School, Munno Para, SA

To further our recycling initiatives, our students will be involved in recycling their food scraps into the compost bins to produce composted soil. This soil will be used by classes in their gardening projects.

June 29 2017 - August 26 2017

St. Clare’s Science Fair

St Clare's College, Griffith, ACT
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St. Clare's will be hosting it's first large scale science fair which will involve all Year 7's. Students will be developing and testing their hypothesis and producing a science fair project for the SEAACT Science Fair.

Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, Bathurst, NSW
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The Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum is the home of the internationally renowned Somerville Collection. Highlights of Warren Somerville’s remarkable collection include a T.rex skeleton, dinosaur eggs and fossils from most stages of life on Earth as spectacular minerals from around the world.

July 17 2017 - August 18 2017

Future Earth inspired through Lego

Echuca Primary School, Echuca, VIC

Students will be challenged to create their vision of Future Earth using one of the most popular mediums in the world - Lego. Students will be encouraged to think beyond the realms of reality in the pursuit of creating something bold and innovative.

July 20 2017 - August 25 2017

Parkinson’s Scientific Art

Lionel Bowen Library, Maroubra, NSW
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Parkinson’s Scientific Art is a collection of scientific images from scientists and clinicians in working towards understanding the complexity of the disease and finding better treatments. This exhibition is a celebration of the scientific developments in research in Parkinson’s disease.

July 21 2017 - August 25 2017

Sustainable Stand Up – Science Style

Research School of Physics and Engineering, Acton, ACT
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An innovative science communication workshop cleverly disguised at a stand up comedy class. Four live online classes (starting July 21), two in-person workshops, and then a show. Gain confidence and skill in presenting to any audience, including young people, professionals, industry or policy.

July 22 2017 - September 17 2017

Dream Machines

Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, Gymea, NSW
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DREAM MACHINES is a contemporary art exhibition that audiences can engage and interact with. It brings brings together five artists and collaboratives who are modern day Da Vinci’s They are simultaneously artist, scientist, engineer, thinker and inventor.

July 25 2017 - October 5 2017

BLOOD: Attract & Repel

The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC
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The alluring mystery of blood has fascinated scientists and artists for centuries. From biological fluid to artistic medium, Blood: Attract & Repel is a powerful collision of arts and science that will take you on a journey of scientific discovery, social taboo and self-identity.

July 28 2017 - September 10 2017

2017 Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition

WA Museum – Geraldton, Geraldton, WA
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The 2017 Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition showcases the accomplishments of 23 talented Western Australian astro-imagers who have recorded stunning astronomical landscape images in locations throughout Western Australia and beyond.

Competitions & online activities

  • Tooth Fairy Project 2 NDK

    Families can register to monitor their oral health and compare with any post code, state or national averages for any age group. Parents can also send...

  • High school science writing competition

    If you love writing, exploring or following your sense of curiosity, this prize is for you. The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing is a great...

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Families can register to monitor their oral health and compare with any post code, state or national averages for any age group. Parents can also send the baby molar teeth that fall out from children to the Tooth Fairy for examination at the Australian Synchrotron.

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If you love writing, exploring or following your sense of curiosity, this prize is for you. The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing is a great way for high school students to show off their skills and win amazing prizes. Find all the details and resources to get you started on our website.

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Looking for at home science activities? Check out our CSI videos for inspiration! Learn about fuming fingerprints, spatter patterns, ink chromatography, DNA extraction and more, using materials and ingredients from around your house. All activities take around 30 minutes to do!

The Constable Kenny Koala STEM colouring-in competition is open to all Primary School students and is free to participate. This is your chance to win great prizes while having fun! Choose your colouring-in page and show off your creative talents!

The AFP Forensic Science Challenge is open to all ACT Secondary Students and is free to participate. This is your chance to win great prizes, including a Canine Experience*, while having fun! Students are challenged to solve a 1967 bank heist by examining fingerprints, DNA profiles, shoe marks, and more!

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Our fun and friendly Young Tassie Scientists are volunteer, early-career researchers who travel across Tasmania during August in celebration of National Science Week. Appearing at local community Science Fairs and schools statewide - come chat, ask questions and find out what scientists really do!

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From drama to documentaries, animations or epic natural history, at Australia's Science Channel we're passionate about the power of the moving image to tell stories about the world, how it works, and our place in it. You can register now for free to host your own screening of the best of SCINEMA.

Your classroom or venue for a virtual tour
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Tour a working research vessel from the comfort of your own classroom! Our Education officer and Science party will show you around the ship and answer all your questions during a one hour session broadcast live from the Tasman Sea.

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The Pantry Blitz is a unique citizen science activity to learn more about the insects we share our homes with and how everyone can help protect our food, environment and livelihoods from damage caused by household pests.

SoundofScience

The Sound of Science is a daily science show broadcast on the Community Radio Network, featuring luminary scientists and nobel prize winners, exploring practical discoveries of science and frontiers of human understanding, with a focus on Australia's role in the expansion of humankind's knowledge.

Events

  • Water Quality Monitoring of Kincumber Creek

    Water Quality Monitoring: students will conduct water quality tests, macro invertebrate surveys of Kincumber Creek and collect feathers as part of the...

  • Flora to Flora

    To further our recycling initiatives, our students will be involved in recycling their food scraps into the compost bins to produce composted soil. This...

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