Ecofest Back to the Creek 150

Cedar Creek is turning 150 years old.  We want to keep our school environment going for the next 150 years.  We have a sustainability focus in our local school assist the environment in local area. Students are collecting data on their lunch box rubbish.  Investigations into ” reuse “- materials that can be used more…

Girls Day Out in STEM Imagineering Adventure

Get ready to join us on our Imagineering Adventure. Sign up for the best metaverse adventure in cyberspace to discover so much more than just sustainability. Take the hero’s path to enter our Imagineer-verse where you get to be the imagineer for a better world. The not so good news: Species are becoming extinct, biodiversity is declining, rubbish is…

Indigenous Science Experience at Redfern

The event will begin with a traditional smoking ceremony and official welcome (10 am). Presenters include: Birdlife Southern NSW, Bush to Bowl, cultural astronomer Robert Fuller, dancer and cultural performer Rayma Johnson, Fizzics Education, Microscopy Australia, National Indigenous Science Education Program, Questacon, South Coast Seaweed, Torres Strait Islander virtual reality technologist Rhett Loban; staff and…

The Sound of Symmetry

This combined lecture and performance introduces audiences to mathematical concepts of symmetry and how they can be expressed artistically in newly composed music. Mathematician Artem Pulemotov will explain principles for different types of symmetry that are central to modern mathematics and physics, while musicologist Denis Collins will explain contexts for how symmetry can be represented in musical sound. Although simple…

Young Tassie Scientists at Flinders Island School

This year’s Young Tassie Scientists are University of Tasmania scientists who are keen to share their work through interactive talks and hands-on activities in Tasmanian schools and communities during National Science Week. Some of the Young Tassie Scientists on the North-East road trip are: Alex Paton (She/her), Ecologist – Zoology & Invasive Species Arjun Jothish Nair (He/him), Public…

Creating a Buzz about Bugs

During the students’ STEM session we will have a special lesson dedicated to exploring insects that are within our school grounds. These sessions will run across 2 whole days and involve students from Foundation to year 6. The day will include hands-on activities where all students will be involved. Students will start by conducting an…

Northern Territory Science Fair

The Northern Territory Science Fair will be held at Charles Darwin University, Casuarina Campus. Community groups, organisations, and all schools across the Northern Territory (NT) are invited to attend the event and/or present an exhibit, display and/or demonstration to show how science is used in our everyday life.    Attendees will have the opportunity to:  view/share…

Symmetry in Stitches – Exploring tessellations in quilted coasters

The key features of tessellations are that there are no gaps or overlaps. The same figure (or group of figures) come together to completely cover a wall or floor or some other plane. This requires the vertices to fit together. This can be done in two ways. Either the corners of the basic shape all…

Science in the Suburbs – Parramatta

An unforgettable evening where science meets entertainment.   Join us for a night of discovery and delight at Science in the Suburbs – Parramatta. Enjoy this National Science Week event in a cosy pub setting, perfect for a casual and informative night out. Our eight speakers are experts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. We…

Science Week after school unwind (7-11yrs)

Celebrate National Science Week and end the week on a fun note! Play a game of Chess, fold some origami, participate in our LEGO build challenges or just have a chat with a new friend. This is a relaxed session of STEM-based play for primary school-aged kids at the library. Please note: Children under the…