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Seedscape Education Resources
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Seedscape Education Resources

  • By National Office
  • 17 August, 2021

For National Science Week Seedscape are offering free learning resources to complement classroom activities and/or home-based education. Grab them now to use later or use Science Week to ...

Mid-Afternoon Masterclasses with Melbourne Uni Researchers
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Mid-Afternoon Masterclasses with Melbourne Uni Researchers

  • By National Office
  • 17 August, 2021

What do whales, echidnas, vaccines, rock art and dark matter have in common? They're all part of The University of Melbourne’s series of ‘Mid-Afternoon Masterclasses’, running every day this week ...

DIY Science: Marshmallow Constructions
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DIY Science: Marshmallow Constructions

  • By National Office
  • 17 August, 2021

What you need: marshmallows drinking straws scissors What to do: Split up into teams of at least two people. Give each team a packet of straws and marshmallows and a pair of scissors. Make a ...

DIY Science: Popping Candy Cupcakes
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DIY Science: Popping Candy Cupcakes

  • By National Office
  • 16 August, 2021

What you need: a batch of iced cupcakes popping candy a glass of water What to do: Bake or borrow a batch of cupcakes for morning tea. Just before eating, sprinkle liberally with popping candy ...

DIY Science: The Stroop Effect
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DIY Science: The Stroop Effect

  • By National Office
  • 15 August, 2021

What you need: white paper or cardboard marker pens in a range of colours, for example: red, blue, yellow, green, orange, purple, and black What to do: Use the white paper or cardboard to make ...

Science Week Book Pack from MUP
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Science Week Book Pack from MUP

  • By National Office
  • 14 August, 2021

To celebrate the start of National Science Week, Melbourne University Press have an exciting pack of eight titles to entice curious minds. The Chloroformist by Christine Ball Made by Humans - the ...

DIY Science: Lava Lamp
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DIY Science: Lava Lamp

  • By National Office
  • 14 August, 2021

What you need: vegetable oil food colouring effervescing (fizzy) aspirin or vitamin tablets a glass tumbler What to do: Fill a glass tumbler about 1/3 full with water. Add a few drops of ...

What’s on this weekend for National Science Week? 
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What’s on this weekend for National Science Week? 

  • By National Office
  • 13 August, 2021

National Science Week 2021 was officially launched yesterday, and despite COVID throwing some curve balls there is still no shortage of online and in-person activities happening all across the ...

National Science Week Celebrates Indigenous Knowledge
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National Science Week Celebrates Indigenous Knowledge

  • By National Office
  • 13 August, 2021

National Science Week acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of the land, sea and waters, and their continuing connection to Country. We pay our ...

A Food and Fibre Short Film Festival with George the Farmer
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A Food and Fibre Short Film Festival with George the Farmer

  • By National Office
  • 12 August, 2021

Teachers - if you're looking for a fabulous online event to do with your class remotely — or in the classroom — consider sitting the kids down to watch our brand new series of George the Farmer ...