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Grants Available for National Science Week Events in 2022
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Grants Available for National Science Week Events in 2022

  • By National Office
  • 27 September, 2021

The grant round for National Science Week 2022 is open for applications until 5.00pm AEDT Thursday 21 October 2021. Grants between $2000 - $20,000 will be awarded and can support in-person events ...

Postponed Events in the ACT
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Postponed Events in the ACT

  • By Claire Noonan
  • 27 August, 2021

Calling all Ken Behrens! Having somewhat recovered from the 'excitement' of a territory-wide lockdown being announced right as the official launch for National Science Week kicked off, we are ...

Postponed Events in the Top End
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Postponed Events in the Top End

  • By National Office
  • 27 August, 2021

For those in the Top End, the National Science Week fun hasn’t ended! In response to the last minute lockdown during National Science Week, many events in the Northern Territory were postponed. ...

That’s a Wrap for National Science Week 2021!
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That’s a Wrap for National Science Week 2021!

  • By National Office
  • 24 August, 2021

As they say, all good things must come to an end. National Science Week 2021 officially* came to a close on Sunday, rounding out an action-packed 9 days of science fun which included an ...

DIY Science: Chocolate Rocks
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DIY Science: Chocolate Rocks

  • By National Office
  • 21 August, 2021

What you need: chocolate melts* (milk and white) 3 microwave safe containers and a microwave metal spoon, toothpick, sharp knife, chopping board *melts are made from compound chocolate, not real ...

What’s on for the final weekend of National Science Week?
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What’s on for the final weekend of National Science Week?

  • By National Office
  • 20 August, 2021

It’s hard to believe we already find ourselves on the home stretch of National Science Week 2021 :-(  But before we officially sign off for another year, we still have one more weekend which is ...

DIY Science: Bouncy Eggs
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DIY Science: Bouncy Eggs

  • By National Office
  • 20 August, 2021

What you need: 6 eggs and a container large enough to hold the eggs (with a lid or plastic film to cover the container) white vinegar, 2 litres 5 cups food colouring in 4 colours What to do: This ...

Arts + Science Showcase
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Arts + Science Showcase

  • By National Office
  • 19 August, 2021

Maybe you see yourself as someone who is more into Art than Science – you like the idea of picking up a paintbrush more than looking through a microscope, or perhaps you prefer immersing yourself ...

DIY Science: Periodic Table Biscuits
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DIY Science: Periodic Table Biscuits

  • By National Office
  • 19 August, 2021

What you need: a copy of the periodic table of the elements square or rectangular plain biscuits fondant icing, with a different colour for each group of elements in the periodic table rolling ...

DIY Science: Rolling Camera Shutter
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DIY Science: Rolling Camera Shutter

  • By National Office
  • 18 August, 2021

What you need: a camera phone a fidget spinner, a fan, or an aeroplane propeller What to do: Try taking a video of a rotating fidget spinner using your phone Compare recording in portrait and ...