Chatham Primary School Science Fair

Students in Prep to Grade 6 showed off their science flair at the 2010 Chatham Primary School Science Fair. Students worked in groups or individually to explore science topics and answer science questions that interested them. Erupting volcanos,...
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Get your photo taken with Charles Darwin

A simple event at your school, community group or open day, is to borrow our full-sized Charles Darwin stand-up cut-out, grab a good camera and put it on a tri-pod, locate a station for taking photos and once done, add them to your website for...
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Sugar Science

Have you ever stared, fascinated as the confectioners at the Suga Candy Shop at the Queen Victoria Market stretch kilos of sweet, stretchy sugary goodness into tubes of deliciousness? Does your mouth water at the mound of hard rock lollies lining...
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The Naked Scientist at St Leonard's College, Brighton

Students at St Leonard's College in Brighton saw the Naked Scientist Chris Smith live as he recorded a podcast before their very eyes. Joined by local scientists and space enthusiasts Chris Smith kept the students entertained with flaming gherkins,...
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Australian Synchrotron Open Day

The Australian Synchrotron is having an Open Day on Sunday 15th August 2010 From human cells to paintings and fossils to advanced electronic devices, the work done at the Australian Synchrotron is helping to build a brighter future for all...
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On Fire!

Build a model house and set it on fire to find out what happens in a bush fire. Perform a fire test to find out how different materials can stop the spread of a fire. Date: Wednesday, 13 June 2012 Place: Highett Time: 4.00pm to 6.00pm Ages: 8 to14...
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From Bean to Bar - The Chemistry of Chocolate

Join us for the unusual opportunity to taste, smell and examine the different steps in chocolate making and understand why people eat the treated fruit of the cacao plant. Good quality dark chocolate is a very complex food, containing more than 400...
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Making Sense- Jasmine Targett & Debbie Symons

The way we make sense of the world has dramatically altered in recent years due to the vast amounts of scientific data produced to comprehend changing environmental conditions. The conceptual challenge presented within this exhibition focuses on...
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From Bean to Bar in Bendigo

Chocolate and science can mix so well together. Throw in a little chemistry and what do you get? Visit the Free Radicals at From Bean to Bar - the Chemistry of Chocolate this weekend at the Bendigo Farmer's market and find out for yourself! Taste...
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Science on Tap - The Science of Beer

Brewing is one of civilisation’s most ancient biotechnologies. Join us at the Geelong Farmers Market for an interactive exploration as we go beyond the bubbles to the science behind the perfect beer. We’ll be joined by brewer Scott Wilson-Browne...
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