The Great Koala Count

Find out how we count koalas in Australia… and learn how you can too!   Koalas are endangered in New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and Queensland. There are also concerns about local koala populations in South Australia and Victoria. This National Science Week, we will take you on a journey to find out…

AI Academy LIVESTREAM! – Science Week in Schools 2024

AI Academy: AI is the future of STEM! Our interactive program uses comedy sketches to teach students: Coding skills for powerful careers How innovation drives technology advancements Real-world uses of AI in medicine, mining & more The impact of AI on our future Livestream Performance: A live host guides students through filmed sketches exploring AI….

Virtual Exhibition – The Art of Structural Biology

At the Australian Research Council Centre for Cryo-Electron Microscopy of Membrane Proteins (CCeMMP) we explore and analyse the structural biology of living materials. This National Science Week, we’re showcasing the artistic flair of our structural biologists!  The link to our first virtual exhibition, Bench to Art, will be revealed on Tuesday, 13 August, 2024. The…

Junior Tech Lab at Broadmeadows Library

Calling all junior tech-lovers! This National Science Week, join us in our Junior Tech Lab! Come along and explore coding, robotics, and problem solving with us. We’ll be using Osmo, Ozobots, Spheros, and more in this after-school workshop. A fun introduction to the different educational technology our library offers. Junior Tech Lab is a free,…

After-school Science at Sunbury Library

Calling all junior scientists! This National Science Week, join us at Sunbury Scientists! Come along to explore and learn science concepts, through fun experiments and activities. Sunbury Scientists is our free, after-school Science Club for ages 6 to 12 years old.

Species Survival Activity Morning

Capalaba State College will hold an activities Morning. This will include engaging investigative STEM activities for our Prep-2 mainstream and Montessori students; and we will invite our local Kindy. We will involve parent volunteers, as well as community organisations such as Indigiscapes, Tangalooma EcoMarines, and our CSIRO Stem Professionals in Schools volunteer to encourage interest…

Phenomenal Flight

Objective: design or adapt an animal species where flight might help the extinct or endangered animal to thrive and survive in our ever-changing world. Research and Observation: Students will study various animals, focusing on their anatomy, flight mechanics, and environmental status (endangered/extinct). Students will observe and sketch animals in our local environment, noting habitat, flight…

STEAM Engagement 101

Is it important to you to share your passion for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM)? How can you make a difference and lead young people and communities towards loving and trusting your work? This hands-on course is an overview of strategies used by the best STEAM communicators to effectively connect with school students…

Illustrate Your Future

Are you ready to unleash your creativity and share your dreams with the world? We’re excited to invite you to our free online event, “Illustrate Your Future,” as part of National Science Week. This is your chance to visualise and illustrate your dreams of becoming anything you want. This could be a scientist, mathematician, engineer,…

Science at Teddy Bears Picnic

The big day out for our littlest arts and science lovers is back. Bring a sense of adventure and your favourite teddy bear. Bring the whole family to The Esplanade for a free, fun day like no other. City of Darwin Teddy Bears’ Picnic is an annual institution and this year we’ve planned a morning…