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

[ November 7, 2020 to November 8, 2020. ]
Science Alive! 2020
Science Alive! are delighted to announce that they are able to still present Australia’s largest mobile science exhibition. While they have introduced some changes to address COVID, the event will again be full of interactive activities and excitement for kids of all ages.
Science Alive! is a  fantastic family day out learning about how […]

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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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National Science Week | 15-23 Aug 2020

[ August 15, 2020 to August 23, 2020. ]
National Science Week 2020
National Science Week will be different this year, with online events, virtual tours and stay-at-home science experiences.
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 by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science […]

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Free Online Scientific Bubble Show | National Science Week | 1-9 Aug 2020

[ August 1, 2020 to August 9, 2020. ]
Free Online Scientific Bubble Show
Marty McBubble has won a National Science Week Grant to offer FREE Online Scientific Bubble Shows for families.
Enjoy Marty McBubble’s live Scientific Bubble Show from the comfort of your own home via Zoom. Each session is limited to 15 families, so the shows are truly interactive. As Marty demonstrates his amazing […]

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SciWorld Spectacular Science Show | Livestream | 4 Jun 2020

[ June 4, 2020; ]
SciWorld Spectacular Science Show Livestream
Tune in for SciWorld’s Spectacular Science Show live on the Marion Cultural Centre Facebook Page at 4pm on Thursday 4 June 2020. 
The show will be a celebration of science. Audience members will learn about heat, gases, energy and forces and chemical changes in this spectacular show which will show the audience […]

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Eta Aquariid Meteor Shower Peak | 5-7 May 2020

Image credit: Genevieve de Messieres/Shutterstock
The Eta Aquariid Meteor Shower Peak viewable from Tuesday 5 to Thursday 7 May 2020
The Eta Aquariid Meteor Shower is considered one of the finest meteor showers of the year and it will be viewable in the Southern Hemisphere at its peak around Wednesday 6 May 2020.
The meteors in the Eta […]

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The Alphabet of Awesome Science | Adelaide Fringe | 7 – 15 Mar 2020

[ March 7, 2020 to March 9, 2020. March 14, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
The Alphabet of Awesome Science
Join professors Lexi Con and Noel Edge (the Word Nerd and the Science Freak) for a thrilling voyage through the alphabet – where BIG words inspire BIG science. 
It’s a race from A to Z in a show that’s over-flowing with sesquipedalian words and spectacular science. Favourite words and experiments return from […]

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SciWorld’s Pop Up Science Extravaganza | Adelaide Showground | 16 & 17 Jan 2020

[ January 16, 2020 to January 17, 2020. ]
SciWorld Pop Up Science Extravaganza

Explore the incredible world of science at SciWorld’s Pop Up Science Extravaganza at the Adelaide Showground. Spend the day or just a few hours and explore shows, workshops and exhibits.
Looking for something fun to do these holidays?  Look no further than Sciworld’s Pop Up Science Extravaganza. 
For just $15 per child […]

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UniSA Peanut Allergy Vaccine Development | Dec 2019

Peanut Allergy Vaccine Research
Peanut allergies could become a thing of the past as breakthrough research from the University of South Australia develops a radically novel vaccination that’s poised to cure the potentially life threatening condition.
The vaccine uniquely uses a virus-based platform to rewrite the body’s natural response to peanut allergens, causing it to elicit a […]

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Adelaide Hills Food & Fun Fest & SciWorld | Mt Barker | 1 Nov 2019

[ November 1, 2019; ]
Adelaide Hills Food & Fun Fest incorporating SciWorld
The SciWorld Pop Up Science Centre at the Adelaide Hills Food and Fun event will feature some incredible science shows and workshops.
Take part in a range of science-based activities and entertainment. Explore the solar system in the giant Starlab. Everyone can go inside and explore the night sky […]

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SciWorld Science Fair | Marion Cultural Centre | 17 Dec 2019

[ December 17, 2019; ]
SciWorld Science Fair at the Marion Cultural Centre
Celebrate what’s awesome about science at SciWorld’s Pop Up Science Centre.
Spend a full three hours with SciWorld and explore the Solar System in the Stardome, then see some Fire, Liquid Nitrogen and Explosive Science in their Science Show.

Learn something new in one of their workshops – Space Colonies, […]

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Universal Science | University of Adelaide | 3 Nov 2019

[ November 3, 2019; 5:30 pm; ]
Universal Science – an evening of discovery!
Universal Science is part of the 24th International Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics.
Hear from an internationally diverse set of scientists on how basic research and globally distributed computing is being used to answer humankind’s most fundamental questions.

Featuring short presentations on Particle Physics and High-Performance Distributed […]

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Braving the Elements Show | Presented by Dr Peter Wothers | 12 Sep 2019

[ September 12, 2019; 6:00 pm; ]
Braving the Elements Show
To celebrate 150 years of the Periodic Table as part of the International Year of the Periodic Table, join the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) SA Branch’s guest lecturer Dr Peter Wothers for an exciting and explosive journey through the elements.

This demonstration filled lecture will show you the genius of Mendeleev’s discovery […]

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Oliphant Science Awards Open Day | 25 Aug 2019

[ August 25, 2019; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Oliphant Science Awards Open Day 2019
At the 2019 Oliphant Science Awards Open Day you can see, learn and immerse the whole family in science.
Explore the winning entries in SA’s largest science competition. Watch live science shows all afternoon – exploring Australia’s wildlife, chemistry experiments, dinosaurs and space.
Get hands-on with robots, Lego, puzzles, and compete to […]

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FREE National Science Week events | Adelaide Zoo | 13 & 15 Aug 2019

[ August 13, 2019; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. August 15, 2019; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ]
To celebrate National Science Week, Adelaide Zoo are hosting FREE information evenings completely open to the public, so you can learn more about what they do at the zoo!
**Editors note: All events are now fully booked
Don’t miss the chance to learn about how the zoo uses scientific methods to understand and enrich the lives of […]

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SCINEMA @ The Science Exchange | National Science Week | 24 Aug 2019

[ August 24, 2019; ]
SCINEMA @ The Science Exchange
If you love film and are interested in science go along to the SCINEMA @ The Science Exchange event.
On Saturday 24 August, six films will be screened at The Science Exchange across four sessions straight from this year’s SCINEMA International Science Film Festival in support of National Science Week. A dedicated […]

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Kids Navigate Neuroscience | National Science Week | University of Adelaide | 11 Aug 2019

[ August 11, 2019; ]
Kids Navigate Neuroscience
Why does food not taste good when we have a cold? Is the word “Yanny” or “Laurel?” How do neurons communicate? What does the brain look like up close?
In this interactive National Science Week children’s event, held by the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Adelaide, kids will get […]

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The Alphabet of Awesome Science: Water! | FREE Theatre Show | National Science Week | 10 & 11 Aug 2019

[ August 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019. ]
The Alphabet of Awesome Science: Water!
Join professors Lexi Con and Noel Edge for a thrilling voyage through the alphabet – where BIG words inspire BIG science.
This alphabetical, scientifical duo are thrilled to be teaming up with SA Water for a sleek and slippery water-infused iteration of their award-winning, critically acclaimed cracker of a show. It’s […]

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Science Alive! | Adelaide Showground | 3 & 4 Aug 2019

[ August 3, 2019 to August 4, 2019. ]
Science Alive! 2019
The fourteenth annual Science Alive! promises some brand new hands-on experiences and incredible science shows to delight and engage all ages. Every one of the 60+ participating organisations will be offering some kind of hands-on activity to engage and delight children and adults of all ages.

Spectacular Science Shows

2019 will see the Science Alive […]

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SciWorld’s Pop Up Science Discovery Centre | Adelaide Showgrounds | 9-11 Jul 2019

[ July 9, 2019; ]
SciWorld’s Pop Up Science Discovery Centre
Discover a world of science at the Pop Up ‘Discovery Science’ Centre at the Adelaide Showground. There’s hours of fun to be had exploring the exhibits, getting hands-on in a workshop and watching a Science Show full of explosions and big bangs.
Activities
Explore the solar system in the digital Starlab (30 […]

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Sight the International Space Station Over Adelaide | 9-22 May 2019

[ May 9, 2019 to May 16, 2019. May 22, 2019; ]
Sight the International Space Station Over Adelaide
Watch the International Space Station pass overhead from our very own Adelaide!
The space station is the third brightest object in the sky and easy to spot if you know when to look up. Visible to the naked eye, it looks like a fast-moving plane only much higher and travelling […]

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SciWorld’s Pop Up Science Centre April 2019 | Adelaide Showground | 16-18 Apr 2019

SciWorld
Enjoy three hours of non-stop Science fun.
Explore the universe in the Starlab, learn something new in one of the workshops and see an awesome Science Magic show that is guaranteed to stimulate your love of science. There will also be hands-on activities and “Switched On Kids” will be visiting with their STEM Pop Up Shop.
Workshops:

States […]

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Science Alive! & Tonsley Open Day | Free Event | 24 Mar 2019

[ March 24, 2019; ]
Science Alive! & Tonsley Open Day
A partnership between Tonsley and Science Alive!, this FREE family-friendly event gives members of the public the opportunity to see, hear and touch the innovations and technologies being developed or utilised at Tonsley.
In 2008, the last car rolled off the Mitsubishi manufacturing line at Tonsley. Ten years on, the site […]

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Chemistry Spectacular Show | University of Adelaide | 21 Nov 2018

[ November 21, 2018; 6:15 pm; ]
An energetic live chemistry stage show for all ages.
This year’s line up of attention grabbing experiments will glow, erupt, explode and ignite.  
You will discover the chemistry that happens behind the smoke and lights and the expert chemists will explain how these processes apply to our everyday lives.
Presented by The University of Adelaide, Department of Chemistry, School of Physical […]

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Star Gazing on Mylor Oval | 13 Oct 2018

[ October 13, 2018; 6:30 pm; ]
Star Gazing on Mylor Oval
Travel from the moon to the edge of the Universe.
Adelaide Hills Science Hub and Inspiring SA invite you to view the night sky, including the spectacular ringed planet Saturn, through powerful computerised telescopes.

Join Joe Grida from The Astronomical Society of South Australia and Dr Phil Roetman for this galactic evening.

A sausage […]

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Autism-friendly Family Morning | National Science Week | South Australian Museum | 18 Aug 2018

[ August 18, 2018; 8:00 am to 10:00 am. ]
Autism-friendly Family Morning – National Science Week
During National Science Week, children with autism and their families can enjoy a quieter, less crowded visit to the Museum, as well as participating in science and craft activities.
Designed specifically for children with autism and their families, this is a unique morning experience. Before the South Australian Museum opens […]

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Oliphant Science Awards Open Day | Findon | 26 Aug 2018

[ August 26, 2018; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Experience the fun and magic of science in action at the Oliphant Science Awards Open Day
There will be several engaging Science Shows including presentations by Mobile Science Education, Robogals Adelaide, Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary, Engineers Without Borders SA, The Young Scientists of South Australia, James’ Travelling Magic Show and Nature Education Centre.
Get hands-on with the Come & Try stations from Southern Bricks Lego […]

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National Science Week Free Events | 11 – 19 Aug 2018

[ July 11, 2018 to July 19, 2018. ]
National Science Week Free Events
National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology and thousands of individuals get involved, taking part in more than 1000 science events across the nation.
Science Week is designed for everyone – it’s definitely not restricted to schools and universities – with events and activities and talks and shows […]

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The MARS Enterprise at the Centre of Democracy | 23 – 24 Apr 2018

[ April 23, 2018; 10:00 am; 1:00 pm; April 24, 2018; 10:00 am; 1:00 pm; ]  
The M.A.R.S Enterprise seeks to colonise the red planet, but it can’t be done without your help!
The Centre of Democracy has been requested to form a Think Tank with Australia’s best and brightest minds before the mission goes ahead. So they’re doing what any multinational conglomerate would do – they’re calling on kids….

These April school […]

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Science Alive Free Event | Tonsley Precinct | 25 March 2018

[ March 25, 2018; ]
A fun, interactive and free event for the whole family.
Science Alive! is designed for all ages – kids can immerse themselves in the fun and excitement of learning about the world, discovering “why things work and what they do”.
Science Alive will be hosting this free event featuring Spectacular SciWorld Science Shows, The Amazing Scientific Bubble […]

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Spooky Science Show | Mobile Science Education | The Parks Theatre | 31 Oct 2017

[ October 31, 2017; 7:00 pm; ]
Enjoy Halloween with a Spooky Science Show brought to you by Mobile Science Education.
Experience Halloween in a safe and fun atmosphere, with prizes and hands-on fun for children, and ample free parking. Not to be missed! Celebrate Halloween – scientifically, of course – with Lee and David from Mobile Science Education.
Go for the creepy chemistry, […]

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Chemistry Spectacular Stage Show | University of Adelaide | 22 Nov 2017

[ November 22, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]  
The School of Physical Sciences is proud to present an exciting Chemistry Stage Show featuring a range of spectacular, thrilling and attention grabbing experiments and demonstrations which will motivate, inspire and delight!
The University of Adelaide chemists will enthrall with experiments featuring sparks, explosions, bangs and flames and you will also discover the captivating chemistry that […]

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“Why Science?” Science Show | Goodwood | 19 Aug 2017

“Why Science?” Science Show
Why? The constant question of every child, that often seems to disappear as we get older. Take your whole family to the Capri Theatre to rediscover your child-like curiosity with Mobile Science Education’s new live show, “Why Science?”. The combination of classic science demonstrations and new ways to see the world are […]

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National Science Week | Free Workshops | 12-20 Aug 2017

[ August 12, 2017 to August 20, 2017. ]

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology.
The Adelaide City Libraries are running various FREE workshops for all science lovers and curious minds!

Beyond Reality (2027): The Future of Virtual and Augmented Reality With UniSA
Friday 18 August 2017  |  5.30pm to 6.30pm | City Library
In the past two years, sales of Virtual Reality systems have […]

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Oliphant Science Awards Open Day | Findon | 27 Aug 2017

[ August 27, 2017; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Come along to the 2017 Oliphant Science Awards Open Day to experience the fun side of science!
Hosted by Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello, there will be several engaging Science Spectacular Shows including presentations by ZoosSA, Mobile Science Education, The RoboRoos Robotics Club, SciWorld, Engineers Without Borders, The Young Scientists of Australia and The Nature Education Centre.
There will […]

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May the Fourth Planetarium Experience | Celebrating 40 Years of Star Wars | 4 May 2017

[ May 4, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
May the Fourth Planetarium Experience
Calling all stuck-up, half witted, scruffy-looking nerf-herders! Celebrate 40 years of Star Wars with this experience you won’t forget!
Join your caravan of courage and head to the Adelaide Planetarium for an experience you will not forget! Emma Knights Productions has teamed up with the Planetarium to take you on a journey […]

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Sight the International Space Station Over Adelaide | Mar & Apr 2017

[ March 30, 2017; 6:50 am; April 1, 2017; 6:41 am; April 2, 2017; 4:51 am; April 3, 2017; 5:34 am; April 4, 2017; 4:44 am; April 5, 2017; 5:28 am; April 6, 2017; 4:38 am; April 7, 2017; 5:21 am; April 8, 2017; 4:31 am; ]
Sight the International Space Station Over Adelaide
Watch the International Space Station pass overhead from our very own Adelaide!
The space station is the third brightest object in the sky and easy to spot if you know when to look up. Visible to the naked eye, it looks like a fast-moving plane only much higher and travelling […]

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Science Alive Sunday | Tonsley | 26 Mar 2017

[ March 26, 2017; ]
This free hands on science event has something for everyone!
The Adelaide Showground is pleased to announce that the first of their Science Alive! satellite events will take place in the Tonsley precinct (site of the former Mitsubishi factory) on Sunday 26 March from 10am to 4pm.

Highlights will include spectacular SciWorld science shows, Questacon hands on […]

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