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April 26 2019 - September 20 2019

The Navigators

Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, Huskisson, NSW

This Exhibition explores the Navigators who have shaped our world. Explore the people, the technology and the events over four centuries and see how exploration of space still utilises some of the same concepts.

May 20 2019

STEM Fun Day

Hervey Bay Special School, Kawungan, QLD

This will be a STEM fun day which will explore what STEM is all about and provide an accessible platform to engage our students, staff, parents and wider community in hands on learning opportunities in STEM.

June 15 2019 - September 1 2019

The Moon

Geelong Gallery, Geelong, VIC
The Moon

Geelong Gallery presents a major exhibition titled The Moon to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing.

July 8 2019 - July 12 2019

YMCA Canberra Space Squad

Bush Capital Lodge, Canberra, ACT
YMCA Canberra Space Squad

YMCA Canberra Space Squad is Australia's only live-in camp program for students in Years 6-9 who love space! It is a five day action-packed school holiday space experience that you won’t want to miss.

August 1 2019 - October 7 2019

Molecule

Royal Adelaide Hospital - Emerging Artist Galleries, Adelaide, SA

'Molecule' is a visual art exhibition showcasing a series of artworks by Tutti Artist Charlie Taplin. His latest works are an exploration of microscopic inspired imagery and have a particular focus on medical themes.

Melbourne Zoo, Parkville, VIC
Women in STEM Conference at Melbourne Zoo (Catholic Schools)

Females are drastically underrepresented in STEM subjects and jobs across the planet – let’s change that! On the eve of National Science Week 2019, educate and inspire your Year 7–10 students by connecting with real-world STEM mentors and case studies. This conference is especially for Catholic Schools.

August 1 2019 - September 1 2019

Science Gallery Melbourne – DISPOSABLE pop-up

The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC
Science Gallery Melbourne – DISPOSABLE pop-up

Science Gallery Melbourne's pop-up program DISPOSABLE will highlight experimental and creative ways to tackle our ever growing excess of waste. DISPOSABLE locations will include The University of Melbourne's Parkville and Southbank campuses, along with unique sites throughout Melbourne.

Ulverstone Stadium, West Ulverstone, TAS
TastroFest – Tasmania’s Astronomy Festival

The largest astronomy festival in the country is beaming in from NASA for the anniversary of the Moon Landing. The team from Houston will be talking with us live as we catch up about this years celebrations.

Melbourne Zoo, Parkville, VIC
Women in STEM Conference at Melbourne Zoo (all schools)

Females are drastically underrepresented in STEM subjects and jobs across the planet – let’s change that! On the eve of National Science Week 2019, educate and inspire your Year 7–10 students by connecting with real-world STEM mentors and case studies. This conference is especially for secondary schools.

Ulverstone Stadium, West Ulverstone, TAS
TastroFest – Tasmania’s Astronomy Festival

The largest astronomy festival in the country is beaming in from NASA for the anniversary of the Moon Landing. The team from Houston will be talking with us live as we catch up about this years celebrations.

August 3 2019 - August 4 2019

Science Alive! 2019

Adelaide Showground, Wayville, SA
Science Alive! 2019

Science Alive! is the largest single interactive science exhibition in Australia, and brings together the South Australia’s big names in science and technology. We’ll have over 60 exhibitors providing hands-on fun that is interactive, dynamic, fun, and educational for all ages!

The Ambidextrous Brain: The Neuroscience of Imagination & Creativity.

Getting the most out of your brain’s extraordinary powers requires understanding its cognitive cycle. Usually trained to be focused and narrow, the brain can be divergent and creative if given the chance.

Max Webber Library, Blacktown, Blacktown, NSW
Nanomedicine and Cancer Therapy

Find out about nanotechnology and cancer from Dr Wei Deng from UNSW. This event is part of Inspiring Australia’s Talking Science series as part of Sydney Science Festival in National Science Week.

August 8 2019 - August 9 2019

INDIGI HACK 2019

National Centre of Indigenous Excellence, Redfern, NSW
INDIGI HACK 2019

INDIGI HACK is a two-day hackathon targeted at Indigenous youth aged 8-18. Through INDIGI HACK youth compete to develop new app-based technology that aims to revitalise and retain Indigenous languages.

August 8 2019

The science of hoarding

Metcalfe Auditorium, Sydney, NSW
The science of hoarding

What is hoarding disorder, why does it develop and how can it be treated? Join Associate Professor Melissa Norberg, the Deputy Director for the Centre of Emotional Health at Macquarie University, to learn why we can be motivated to acquire possessions we do not need.

Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, Huskisson, NSW

Come to the opening of Jervis Bay Maritime Museum's two photographic exhibitions: "Winning Sky": the David Malin Awards for astro-photography; and "Our Moon": a photographic competition open to the general public and to school students.

Princes Wharf 1, Hobart, TAS
Festival of Bright Ideas Schools Day

The 2019 Festival of Bright Ideas is exploding with science for all your senses. See, hear and feel what’s happening in science in Tasmania through innovation, research and technology – plus you’ll discover science alive in some of the most unexpected places!

East Maitland Bowling Club, East Maitland, NSW

Celebrate National Science Week 2019 with a public lecture by Australia's first Astronomer-at-large.

Centennial Park, Robertson Gate, Centennial Park , NSW
Spotlight Prowl for Families

Join our experienced Rangers for a fascinating and surprising spotlight walk to see how the Park transforms when the Sun goes down.

Hyde Park South, Sydney, NSW
Little Explorers Big Day Out

Little Explorers Big Day Out Saturday is about showcasing the science behind one of Sydney's most loved institutions, the Australian Museum. All workshops, shows and activities are set to entertain and engage curious little minds.

Competitions & online activities

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UNSW Bragg Student Science Writing Prize

Write a short essay on 'Not-so-smart technology' and you could win a fantastic set of prizes, including publication in Australia's top science magazines!

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.

Hunt for the Plastic Eaters

Science Gallery Melbourne throws down the gauntlet and sets an ambitious challenge: can we find a new plastic-eating bacteria in Australia? This project asks citizen scientists to culture bacteria in the search for a new species that could solve our plastic waste dilemma.

The Great Aussie BioQuest 2019

You'll be amazed what you discover when you download QuestaGame and join this year's Great Aussie BioQuest on your smartphone. Compete against other teams to map biodiversity - all while taking part in Australia's largest nationwide bioblitz. Visit www.questagame.com for more information.

Immersive Science III (SciVR): Astronomy for all Australians (livestream)

Catch the latest news in black holes with Alan Duffy and Rebecca Allen with live Q&A. Download the app and explore the universe.

Events

  • The Navigators

    This Exhibition explores the Navigators who have shaped our world. Explore the people, the technology and the events over four centuries and see how exploration...

  • STEM Fun Day

    This will be a STEM fun day which will explore what STEM is all about and provide an accessible platform to engage our students, staff, parents and wider...

See all
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