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Science Showcase UOW: Shoalhaven Campus

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  • University of Wollongong, Shoalhaven campus
    George Evans Road, West Nowra NSW 2541, Australia

Explore the University of Wollongong Shoalhaven campus as it transforms into a hub of science activities!

Visit the UOW campus open day in West Nowra this National Science Week. This is a free event and all are welcome. There is something for everyone, of all ages and interests!

Activities include:

  • Guided tours of the medicine and nursing teaching spaces.
  • Fire and Ice Spectacular science shows presented by the Science Space.
  • Dragon Training mobile zoo reptile display. See a lace monitor, crocodile, snake, turtle, frogs and a few smaller lizards.
  • Project Bucephalus Lego robotics building and competition with prizes! BYO robot or build one here.
  • Tours of the observatory on-site, view the Sun with a solar scope, and a telescope display with Shoalhaven astronomers
  • Anatomy models of the different parts of the body
  • Waminda South Coast Women's Health and Wellbeing Aboriginal Corporation Birthing on Country with midwives and interactive mannequins to measure fetal heart rates
  • Interactive health and medicine displays! Have your blood pressure measured, see your muscles via ultrasound, and see how dummy patients and simulations are used in medicine and nursing.

Our cafe will be open, and there will also be a sausage sizzle and a coffee cart.