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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...

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...

An Evening of Rough Science Wednesday 17 August 2011

Lithuanian Club, 45 Errol Street, North Melbourne, 3051

In an Evening of Rough Science we will conduct an autopsy on a microwave, unweave the rainbow to make the sky is blue, and unravel the challenges of how to explain Climate Change to your Dad. Join Sean Elliott, a science communicator with over ten...

BASF Kids’ Lab Saturday 20 August 2011


Experience the fascinating world of chemistry through simple and hands-on experiments! Run by BASF chemists, these 1-hour workshops introduce chemistry to children in an interactive and fun day. Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 August, 11:00am, 1:00...

Inspiring Scientists Saturday 20 August 2011


Join in this careers day with a twist. Find out about your favourite “ology” by chatting to inspiring career scientists and explore the exciting opportunities a career in science has to offer. Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 August, 11:00am–4:00pm...

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