National Science Week ASTA School Grants

National Science Week provides a chance to focus on the impact science, engineering, technology and mathematics has on our lives, our economy, our society and our world. To help Australian schools celebrate National Science Week, the Australian...
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Melbourne Observatory 150th Anniversary

Stargazers and history lovers are in for a treat this November when the Melbourne Observatory celebrates its 150th anniversary with a weekend of activities on 23 and 24 November. Today the Melbourne Observatory is best known for its distinctive...
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National Science Week International Guest Tour 2013

Meet Dr Valerie Neal and Dr Tom D Crouch as they bring the fascinating world-famous Smithsonian Museum to life, discuss the evolution of space flight and guide you through the space program that has captured generations. Stay tuned for more...
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Discover the Night Sky Astronomy Classes – Thursdays in March and August

Learn more about astronomy in the Melbourne Planetarium’s after-dark astronomy classes. Every Thursday evening in March and August, Scienceworks presents a series of special evening classes in the Melbourne Planetarium. Each Discover the Night Sky...
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Discover the Square Kilometre Array (SKA)

Public lecture featuring Professor Phillip Diamond (CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science) Thursday 9 Jun 2011 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Scienceworks and Melbourne Planetarium 2 Booker Street Spotswood, Victoria The SKA will be the largest and most advanced...
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The Art of Scientific Observation - a regional outreach tour

Explore the past; discover the future. Take a journey of scientific discovery and observation with the character William Blandowski - Museum Victoria's first Director. Blandowski will highlight his travels through regional Victoria, collecting flora...
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ANZAAS Kids ask questions

Ever had a question about science that you couldn’t find the answer… This forum provides children with the opportunity to put questions directly to prominent Australian scientists. A part of National Science Week 2010, this program is designed to...
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BASF Kids’ Lab

Experience the fascinating world of chemistry! Run by BASF chemists, these workshops introduce chemistry to children in a fun and exciting way through simple hands-on experiments. Suitable for 6-12 year olds Times: 11am, 1pm & 3pm Cost: Free...
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Inspiring Scientists

Chat to a scientist about their “ology” and find out more about what exciting opportunities a career in science has to offer. Cost: Free with museum entry
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Monsters of the Deep

Monsters of the Deep Join Dr Mark Norman for an intriguing look at life at the depths of Titanic’s graveyard. The wreck of the Titanic rests on the seafloor at a depth of four kilometres, where it’s dark, very cold and the pressure would crush our...
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