First Nations Astronomy and Stargazing

The LibraryMuseum is proud to present astrophysicist and science communicator Kirsten Banks, a Wiradjuri woman also known as AstroKirsten. This event will ignite your curiosity and leave you in awe of the universe. Learn about the astronomical knowledge developed by First Nations people over thousands of years. Whether you’re a seasoned stargazer or a curious novice,…

Learning how to care for Boon Wurrung Country

At Explorers Early Learning Tarneit we incorporate Aboriginal and Torres Strait knowledge and perspectives into our curriculum whenever possible. We have developed a relationship with Jaeden Williams of the Boon Wurrung over the past three years and would like this year’s kinder children, their educators and parents to learn more about some of the Boon…

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…

Mini MakerX

We are thrilled to be hosting a Mini MakerX event at our newly-refurbished Makers Technology and Innovation Hub at the University of Tasmania, Cradle Coast Campus in Burnie! Join us for a community festival that brings together all the elements that make our region so unique. This National Science Week activity will promote idea-sharing, learning,…

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…

National Science Week

National Science Week at Windaroo Primary will be a whole school and community event. Each class will visit for one hour and engage in a large number of interactive activities based on sustainability and habitats. Our focus will be on healthy habitats and solutions for how humans and animals can co-exist. We will simultaneously run…

Biosphere Brainiacs

Biosphere Brainiacs is a set of competitive knowledge quizzes for different age groups to enter. Participants will need to answer 20 questions. Relating to their knowledge about the Fitzgerald Biosphere and biospheres in general. Participants will then write a short story about their highlight of the Biosphere. This could be a particular plant, animal, geological…

ERTHWRX24

ERTHWRX24 is a multi-day community event. Involving a series of panel-talks, exhibitions, presentations, performances, installations and workshops. The event will involve the nexus between science, arts, culture, and activist discourse focused on environmentalism.  ERTHWRX24 will bring together community, scientists, artists and many more. Together they will create and explore humanity’s entangled relationship with the natural…