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Stinky Science | 11 – 22 Jul 2016

[ July 11, 2016 to July 22, 2016. ]

Join in as the producers of ‘Gory Stories from the Putrid Past’ present, yet another horrible holiday adventure…  In 1800, and with great fanfare, the ships Naturaliste and Geographe sailed from France on a grand voyage to map the southern continent. Along the way, Captain Baudin’s scientists collected hundreds of thousands of animal specimens that had […]

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Science Club | 21 Jun 2016

[ June 21, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Science Club: It’s a Gas!
What makes something float, fly or inflate? Find out at Adelaide City Library’s free Science Club.

Learn more about gases through interactive science experiments!

Plus, explore the exciting world of robotics with Sphero, the interactive rolling robot! Using the latest iPad apps, drive and race Sphero through a maze of your own creation!
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Science Alive! | 6 & 7 Aug 2016

[ August 6, 2016; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. August 7, 2016; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
2016 is going to be the largest Science Alive! yet
With over 70 exhibitors already confirmed, 2016 is going to be the largest Science Alive! yet. Science Alive! is an expo designed for children to immerse themselves in the fun and excitement of learning “why things work and do what they do”. So consider the weekend of […]

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Science Club Chemistry in a Cup and iRobots | 19 Jan 2016

[ January 19, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Pop, fizzle, learn and giggle with these fun and friendly Chemistry in a Cup experiments.
Explore the exciting world of robotics with Ollie, the trick robot!

Experiment and play with every day household ingredients such as bicarbonate soda, food colouring and milk to learn about chemistry and how different ingredients react.

Then explore the world of robotics and […]

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Innovation Factory | University of South Australia | Jan & Feb 2016


Innovation Factory comprises 18 hands-on exhibits which let visitors experiment with simple machines—gears, cams, levers, pulleys, pneumatics, wheels or electric circuits—to discover how machines are used to create ingenious inventions.

Visitors can learn how robbers break into a safe by cranking a cam lock, use machines to generate an optical illusion, race a horse and a […]

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Chemistry Spectacular | 24 & 25 November 2015

[ September 25, 2015; 6:15 pm to 8:00 pm. November 24, 2015; 12:45 pm to 2:30 pm. ]

The University of Adelaide School of Physical Sciences presents exciting Chemistry Stage Show featuring a range of spectacular, thrilling and attention grabbing experiments and demonstrations which will motivate, inspire and delight!

2015 is the International Year of Light. The chemists will enthral with experiments featuring sparks, explosions, bangs and flames and you will also discover the […]

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Halloween Science: Fright Night! | 30 October 2015

[ October 30, 2015; 7:00 pm; ]
Not to be missed! The University of Adelaide is celebrating Halloween again – scientifically, of course.
Come for the creepy chemistry, psychotic physics and nervous neuroscience, and the return of giant ghosts and exploding Jack o’ Lanterns. If you’ve ever wondered why you see scary faces in the shadows, this one’s for you.

Then stay for the hands […]

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