Nature’s Custodians: Science and Culture for Conservation

Join a two-day workshop to explore the importance of biodiversity and conservation. Nature’s Custodians: Science and Culture for Conservation is a two-day workshop for school-aged students and community members of the Nawarddeken Academy. The workshop focuses on the 2024 Schools Theme ‘Species Survival – More Than Just Sustainability‘. The workshop emphasises the importance of biodiversity…

Prehistoric Bayside: Advanced prehistoric cartoon workshop with Zev Landes

Join Zev Landes, a talented cartoonist and designer, as he shares his expertise and secrets behind cartoon drawing. In his workshop, you will learn advanced techniques in cartooning and bring incredible prehistoric creatures from the Bayside region to life. This event is held in association with the exhibition Prehistoric Bayside, on display at Bayside Gallery…

Beaker Street Festival

Imagine a place where scientists grace centre stage, microscopes live on bar tables, and late-night conversations have the potential to change the world. Welcome to Beaker Street Festival, where science brings us together. Beaker Street Festival is a week-long celebration of science in lutruwita/Tasmania each August. Now in its eighth year, Beaker Street Festival promises a…

Festival of Bright Ideas – Schools Day

Schools’ Day The Festival of Bright Ideas (FOBI) sparks curious and creative minds to learn more about science and the world around them. Focusing on innovative and inspiring aspects of STEM (science, engineering, technology, and mathematics), it provides an educational, aspirational, and family-friendly experience for Tasmanians. As Tasmania’s premier National Science Week event since 2015,…

Festival of Bright Ideas

The Festival of Bright Ideas (FOBI) sparks curious and creative minds to learn more about science and the world around them. Focusing on innovative and inspiring aspects of STEM (science, engineering, technology, and mathematics), it provides an educational, aspirational, and family-friendly experience for Tasmanians. As Tasmania’s premier National Science Week event since 2015, you can…

Prehistoric Bayside: Prehistoric kids cartoon workshop with Zev Landes

Ever wondered what prehistoric animals look like? You can create your own prehistoric creature with illustrator and artist Zev Landes in this awesome cartoon workshop! You’ll have fun doing drawing exercises and learning how to draw bizarre beasts from Bayside. If you’ve ever dreamed of creating your very own prehistoric creature, or are interested in…

Prehistoric Bayside Exhibition

Bayside is home to one of the most important fossil areas in all of Australia, dating back about 5-6 million years. From giant killer sperm whales that ate other whales. To monstrous sharks half as long as a basketball court. Prehistoric Bayside showcases the tumultuous lives of these bizarre beasts. Displaying this groundbreaking fossil material for…

Prehistoric Bayside: Fossil Roadshow

Have you found a fossil in Bayside? Ben Francischelli, palaeontologist and curator of Prehistoric Bayside, wants to hear from you! Bring along your fossil discoveries to our Fossil Roadshow where Ben Francischelli and Ruairidh Duncan will be on hand to identify and age your specimens. In addition, our citizen scientists will have items from their collections for you to…

Prehistoric Bayside: National Science Week Panel Discussion

Join our expert palaeontologist panel for a fascinating discussion on Australia’s world-renowned fossils. Ben Francischelli is a palaeontologist and curator of Prehistoric Bayside. Ben will introduce audiences to the incredible fossil discoveries in Bayside. We will then hear from some of Australia’s most interesting palaeontologists. Jake Kotevski will discuss Australia’s carnivorous dinosaurs. Jac O’Connor will look…

Warrnambool East Primary School Science Fair

Our school holds a Science Fair that is open to the wider school community. All of our students are invited to create a project either individually, as a family or with friends. The students bring these to school on Wednesday the 14 August.  The focus of our fair is not to create “the best” project,…