BASF Kids’ Lab

Run by BASF chemists, these workshops introduce children to chemistry in a fun and interactive way. Suitable for children aged 6-12; bookings are essential as places are limited. Date: Sunday 12 August Time: 11.00am, 1.00pm & 3.00pm Location...
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Mouse Trap Car

Have fun learning about levers, pulleys, springs and energy as you make your very own mouse trap powered car. You’ll get to take your car home for more experimenting! Date: Thurs, 20 Sept 2012 Time: 4.30pm to 5.30pm Place: Highett Ages: 8 to 14...
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Cooking Chemistry

Cooking is always a bit of a chemistry experiment! Join Kevin Liu (National Science Week’s international guest) for some cooking chemistry straight from his science lab to our kitchen. Date: Tues, 14 Aug 2012 Place: Highett Time: 4.30pm to 6....
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Cooking Chemistry

Cooking is always a bit of a chemistry experiment! Join Kevin Liu (National Science Week’s international guest) for some cooking chemistry straight from his science lab to our kitchen. Date: Tues, 14 Aug 2012 Venue: Highett Time: 4.30pm to 6.00pm...
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Into the Unknown

Teaming science with adventure in the 21st Century. Meet Ron Allum the co-designer, pilot and lead engineer on James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge expedition to the Marianas Trench. The Mariana Trench is deeper than the height of Mount Everest and...
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Deconstruction

The best way to know exactly how something works is by pulling it to bits! In this session of deconstruction we will pull apart old and unwanted electrical goods to see what makes them tick! Date: Wednesday, 20 June 2012 Place: Highett Time: 4.30pm...
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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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The Science behind the Fiction

Think Dr Who, StarTrek, Planet of the Apes, and The Hunger Games - Could time travel ever be possible? Will apes takeover the planet? Join in the discussion with Dr Allie Ford......whilst enjoying a delightful afternoon tea. Date: Sat 6th October...
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Fizzle & Pop: Chemistry @ East Bairnsdale

These school holidays will go off with a bang, all in the name of chemistry! The Free Range Science team will pitch their tent as part of the Community Family Fun Day, hosted by Quantum Support Services. We will entertain you with science demos...
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Dinner with a Scientist: IVF for Dummies

The Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority is hosting a Science Week dinner with speakers including Dr Karin Hammarberg, author of IVF for Dummies, as well as Associate Professor Jane Halliday, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (...
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