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Playford Science Fair | Elizabeth | 21 Jul 2024

[ July 21, 2024; ]
Presented by the Science Collective, the Playford Science Fair returns in July 2024.
Offering two fabulous 3 hour sessions during the school holidays with amazing science shows, engaging displays and plenty of hands-on activities to keep young family members busy for the entire session.  Animals Anonymous will showcase a range of native animals in their wildlife […]

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Victor Harbor Science Fair | 30 Jun 2024

[ June 30, 2024; ]
The Victor Harbor Science Fair, presented by the Science Collective, aims to delight and engage with all ages and is part of the amazing range of events at the Winter Whale Fest.
Marvel at SciFiBri’s Fire & Froth shows, get up close with wildlife at the Animals Anonymous show and display and immerse yourself in marine […]

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Science Alive! | Adelaide Showground | 3 & 4 Aug 2024

[ August 3, 2024 to August 4, 2024. ]
Science Alive! is back at the Adelaide Showground in 2024 with all kinds of awesome. Enjoy a fun family day out and discover how science and technology influence our everyday lives.
With lots of exhibitors including all the big names in science and technology, experience interactive and dynamic displays, plus spectacular science shows and performances for […]

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Mount Barker Science Fair | 19 May 2024

[ May 19, 2024; ]
Mount Barker Science Fair
The Mount Barker Science Fair is designed especially for families with primary school aged children. It is hands-on, interactive and loads of fun.
The Science Collective returns to Cornerstone College in Mount Barker for the fourth annual Science Fair with some brand new attractions and plenty of your favourite activities of previous fairs.

There […]

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Science Fun Days! | Science Collective | October School Holidays 2023

[ October 3, 2023 to October 5, 2023. ]
Science Fun Days! 
The Science Collective is excited to be bringing their Science Fun Days to 3 locations during the first week of the October school holidays!
Love Dinosaurs and making Slime?? Head to St Clair Recreation Centre on 5 October for an encounter with the incredible Dinosaur Puppets and a chance to make your own take […]

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See the Rare Super Blue Moon in Adelaide | 30 & 31 Aug 2023

[ August 30, 2023 to August 31, 2023. ]
When to see the next Super Blue Moon.
A rare super blue moon that only appears once per decade will be visible from Australia on Wednesday 30 August 2023. 
What makes the super blue moon rare, is that it actually refers to two different moon phases happening at the same time; a supermoon and a blue moon. […]

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Amazing Micro Worlds | Tea Tree Gully Library | National Science Week | 15 & 17 Aug 2023

[ August 15, 2023; August 17, 2023; ]
Amazing Micro Worlds
See what it’s like to be a scientist and explore amazing micro worlds using advanced microscopes.
Children and teens will receive staff guidance to operate the equipment, and can pick and choose what micro slide they would like to investigate underneath the lens. This is an inclusive free event at the Tea Tree Gully […]

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Barossa Science Extravaganza | National Science Week | 19 Aug 2023

[ August 19, 2023; ]
Barossa Science Extravaganza
The Barossa Council Public Library is bringing all things STEAM to the Barossa Valley in a family friendly extravaganza featuring science performances, displays, hands-on activities and opportunities to chat to educational organisations and industry professionals in a dynamic array of fields.
Over the course of the three hours, participants will be able to see […]

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Weird Science with SciWorld | National Science Week | 12 Aug 2023

[ August 12, 2023; ]
Weird Science with SciWorld
Is it real? Or just plain weird? Learn about weird science at the City Library as part of National Science Week. 
Follow the world of science at its best. See some amazing experiments like pH testing, making plastic cups cluck like chickens and making Oobleck slime or do some of your own. It […]

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National Science Week | South Australia | 12-20 Aug 2023

[ August 12, 2023 to August 20, 2023. ]
National Science Week 2023
There will be in-person and online events, virtual tours, DIY science and more, all across Australia, from 12 – 20 August 2023 for National Science Week.
National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered […]

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View the Planetary Alignment in Adelaide | 28 Mar 2023

[ March 28, 2023; ]
Planetary Alignment in Adelaide 2023
On 28 March 2023, there will be a 5-planet alignment viewable from Australia. 
Make the most of the opportunity to see 5 of the planets align. Soon after sunset on Tuesday 28 March 2023, view Jupiter, Mercury, Venus, Uranus and Mars align in the night sky. It is not very common to […]

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Tonsley Science Fair | 19 Mar 2023

[ March 19, 2023; ]
Tonsley Science Fair 2023.
The Tonsley Science Fair returns with a mix of family favourites and brand new attractions to engage with all ages.
Go along to Tonsley Innovation District and be inspired by Australian wildlife, learn about bugs and insects, explore virtual reality, dig into the past with palaeontology, learn about the world of technology and […]

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Summer Science Fun | Science Collective | Jan 2023

[ January 10, 2023 to January 11, 2023. January 13, 2023; January 17, 2023 to January 18, 2023. January 24, 2023; ]
The Science Collective are excited to bring SIX fantastic days of science to four fabulous locations during the summer holidays!
With all new shows and hands-on activities, challenges and workshops to keep kids actively engaged.

And admission is only $8 per person for three hours of fun and entertainment!

Wildlife Shows from Animal Recovery and Education and a […]

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Six Extinctions | SA Museum Dinosaur Exhibition | Review

Six Extinctions | SA Museum Dinosaur Exhibition | Review
If you have a budding paleontologist in the family, or dinosaur-mad kids, then you need to check out the latest exhibition at the South Australian Museum.
Six Extinctions showcases an amazing collection of fossils, life-like models, and large artworks, and also features never before seen specimens from […]

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Inspiring South Australian Women: Women in Space | Adelaide | 26 Oct 2022

[ October 26, 2022; ]
Women in Space – Impacting the World and Beyond
INSPIRING, EMPOWERING, ADVANCING are the drivers of this much anticipated event with female leaders from within the space industry.
These speakers will come together to share their rich experiences and inspire greater participation in this exciting and growing sector of the South Australian economy. In partnership with The […]

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STEMmania | Science Collective | October School Holidays 2022

[ October 4, 2022 to October 6, 2022. ]
STEMmania October School Holiday Events.
The Science Collective are excited to bring FIVE days of science in three fabulous locations! 
With all new shows, Native Animals, Bugs n Slugs, NEW hands on engineering challenges with an Air! and Build! focus, as well as slime making, electric circuits, rocket launching, Questacon exhibits and more! 

And only $29 family (2 […]

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What is the Value of the Urban Forest? | Science Week Workshop | 20-28 Aug 2022

[ August 20, 2022; August 27, 2022 to August 28, 2022. ]
What is the value of the Urban Forest?
A call for young scientists to go and learn about trees. These Science Week workshops will include fun activities, learning how to plant a tree and you will get to take a tree home. 
The Environmental Institute are aiming to add thousands of plants to homes, community spaces and […]

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Astronomy Night | Seacliff | 19 Aug 2022

[ August 19, 2022; ]
Discover the night sky with a talk from an astronomer from the Adelaide Planetarium
Enjoy a night of stars and win prizes, with a presentation from UniSA and Adelaide Planetarium Astronomer, Mary Adams.
Sit back as Mary ignites your curiosity by taking you on a journey through the night sky, exploring constellations, the lifecycle of stars, and […]

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Science Alive 2022 | Adelaide Showground | Review

By Claire Davill
Science Alive! Adelaide is back for 2022, with plenty to see and do for kids of all ages. There’s enough here to keep you entertained and thinking for a whole day.
Science Alive is one of Australia’s premier science and technology expos, with displays, activities, challenges and shows to suit all ages.
The pavilion is […]

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Science at the Bay | 15-19 Aug 2022

[ August 15, 2022 to August 19, 2022. ]
Science at the Bay – Discover, Invent, Create
Science at the Bay is a celebration of all thing’s science and technology featuring a range of free activities.
The City of Holdfast Bay Libraries has a jam-packed week full of events for all ages. With discoveries to be made, inventions to be created, and prizes to be won, […]

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Questacon Earth Quest | Travelling Science Exhibition | 10 Jan – 2 Mar 2022

[ January 31, 2022 to March 2, 2022. ]
Questacon’s Interactive Exhibits at Salisbury Community Hub
Questacon’s travelling exhibition Earth Quest, Outer Space to Inner Earth, takes visitors on a voyage from the outer limits of the Milky Way galaxy to the very centre of Earth.
Held at the Salisbury Community Hub, the exhibition is aimed at kids aged 8 to 12 years but can be […]

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STEMmania @ Mt Barker | Cornerstone College | 16 Dec 2021

STEMmania @ Mt Barker – Science & Technology Fun for Kids
STEMmania @ Mt Barker is designed especially for families with primary school aged children. It is hands-on, interactive and loads of fun and is great for kids who love all things science and technology.
What’s On:

Hold native animals, get up close and personal with invertebrates and […]

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Oliphant Science Awards Open Day | Findon | 22 Aug 2021

[ August 22, 2021; ]
Oliphant Science Awards Open Day
Go along to the 2021 Oliphant Science Awards Open Day to experience the fun and magic of science in action. This year is a celebration of 40 years of the Oliphant Science Awards. 
There will be several engaging Science Shows including presentations by Professor Flint, Bright Sparks Entertainment, Nature Education Centre and […]

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Victor Harbor Science Fair | 27 Jun 2021

[ June 27, 2021; ]
Victor Harbor Science Fair
The Victor Harbor Science Fair is designed especially for families with primary school-aged children. It is hands-on, interactive and loads of fun.
Hold native animals, get up close and personal with invertebrates, try out some VR, take part in a workshop, or be entertained by one of the fabulous science shows. And yes, […]

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Mt Barker Science Fair | Cornerstone College | 2 May 2021

[ May 2, 2021; ]    
Mt Barker Science Fair 
The Mt Barker Science Fair is a mix of family favourites and brand new attractions to delight and engage all ages. Watch an amazing chemistry show by Nitro Nat, laugh at Marty McBubble’s incredible Bubble Show and learn about the quirky native animals from Animals Anonymous. Plus get your groove on […]

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Tonsley Science Fair | The Science Collective | 28 Mar 2021

[ March 28, 2021; ]
Tonsley Science Fair 
The Tonsley Science Fair is back, designed especially for families with primary school-aged children. It is great for kids that love all things science and technology and it is hands-on, interactive and loads of fun.
There’s so much to see and do. Kids can hold native animals, get up close and personal with invertebrates, […]

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Science Alive! | Adelaide Showground | 7 & 8 Nov 2020

[ November 7, 2020 to November 8, 2020. ]
Science Alive! is back at the Adelaide Showground in 2020
Science Alive is Australia’s largest mobile science exhibition with interactive activities and excitement for kids of all ages. 
Science Alive provides a fantastic family day out learning about how science and technology affect our everyday lives. 

While there have been some changes introduced to address COVID, the event […]

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Call of the Blobfish | National Science Week | 8 – 14 Aug 2020

[ August 8, 2020 to August 14, 2020. ]
Call of the Blobfish
This year, for National Science Week, Kids Story Room presents a Pod Play in 5 episodes, Call of the Blobfish.
Deep down in the magical world beneath the waves, the wise and ancient Blobfish needs help. Blobfish engages a jumbly bunch of sea creatures who must overcome their fears and contribute in their […]

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Sydney Science Trail | Interactive Virtual Science Experience | 15 Aug – 15 Sep 2020

[ August 15, 2020 to September 15, 2020. ]
Sydney Science Trail interactive virtual science experience
The Sydney Science Trail is a FREE online virtual science experience that is available to all children around Australia.
From tiny adventures in the microverse, to a deep-dive into underwater robotics, to a scavenger hunt across Australia and live-panel discussions with some of the country’s biggest names in science such […]

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Adelaide Planetarium Reopening | UniSA Mawson Lakes Campus | 1 Aug 2020

Adelaide Planetarium Reopening at UniSA Mawson Lakes 
The Adelaide Planetarium is reopening to the public from Saturday 1 August 2020.  Saturday Sessions will take you on a captivating journey across the universe.

The Adelaide Planetarium’s highly experienced astronomers will guide you through constellations, the solar system and beyond. Marvel at the immense scale of the universe and […]

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