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Have a browse through some of the quality science events we have listed here. Be sure to look out for the golden star for upcoming science events and be inspired by hugely successful events from the past. See the photos, watch the videos, read the reviews and get all the inspiration you need to run your own science event in your school or community...

The Science behind the Fiction Saturday 6 October 2012

Oakview Kitchen, Winters Flat primary School, Castlemaine

Think Dr Who, StarTrek, Planet of the Apes, and The Hunger Games - Could time travel ever be possible? Will apes takeover the planet? Join in the discussion with Dr Allie Ford......whilst enjoying a delightful afternoon tea. Date: Sat 6th October...

Building healthy community engagement about the impacts of climate change Tuesday 6 March 2012

The Clare Cafe Bar Bistro, 421 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Vic 3053

One of the greatest challenges surrounding the climate change debate is how to effectively communicate its impact to policy makers and the wider community. Are the messages getting to the right people and being communicated in the best way?...

Our Furry Future Thursday 24 November 2011

Graduate House, University of Melbourne

33 million pets live in Australia’s 8 million homes. That’s 63% of our population. And while our changing lifestyles are making it more difficult for us to own pets, Australia still ranks as one of the highest pet owning populations in the world....

Wheelie Day at Drysdale Primary School Friday 14 October 2011

Drysdale Primary School

Get hands-on with exciting activities from Free Range Science and CSIRO Education. See how your heart-rate soars after exercise, check the sugar content of common drinks, explore the anatomy of a wing. Explore the science of cycling with special...

Fizzle & Pop: Chemistry @ East Bairnsdale Wednesday 5 October 2011

In the park opposite East Bairnsdale Neighbourhood House at 24 Hoddinott St, East Bairnsdale

These school holidays will go off with a bang, all in the name of chemistry! The Free Range Science team will pitch their tent as part of the Community Family Fun Day, hosted by Quantum Support Services. We will entertain you with science demos...

Art and the Communication of Climate Science Tuesday 20 September 2011

Craft Victoria, 31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

How can artists and scientists work together to respond to the concerns of the ecological conundrum? How can environmental data be visually explored in innovative mediums? Join us for a discussion exploring these questions and others raised by the...

Jeff Potter - The Geek and the Kitchen Wednesday 17 August 2011

RMIT University (City campus) Kaleide Theatre, 360 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC

Jeff Potter, best selling author of 'Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks and Good Food', talks about his passion for kitchen gadgets and perfect recipes. Jeff Potter is the author of 'Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good...

Dinner with a Scientist: IVF for Dummies Thursday 18 August 2011

Russell Kennedy Solicitors, Level 12/469 La Trobe St, Melbourne

The Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority is hosting a Science Week dinner with speakers including Dr Karin Hammarberg, author of IVF for Dummies, as well as Associate Professor Jane Halliday, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (...

Science with Parents Wednesday 7 September 2011

CSIRO Education Centre, Highett, Melbourne

The transition from primary to secondary school can be as significant a change for parents as it is for students. As your son or daughter make their way through secondary school, their homework may become less and less comprehensible. Science...

Ignite your Imagination! Science events throughout the year Thursday 25 August 2011

Various - see below for details

Faraday's Candle 25-26 Aug@8pm, 27 Aug@2pm St Matthew’s Church, 230 McKillop St, Geelong Shed a little light on the humble candle; An illuminating theatre performance. More info: Free Range...

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