[ 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 […]
[ March 24, 2019; ]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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, […]
[ 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 […]
“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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ January 19, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Science Club – Chemistry in a Cup and iRobots
Pop, fizzle, learn and giggle with these fun and friendly Chemistry in a Cup experiments. Plus, explore the exciting world of robotics with Ollie, the trick robot!
Using the latest iPad apps, drive and race Ollie through a maze of your own creation, or perform a crazy trick […]
[ December 20, 2016; 4:00 pm; ]
The Adelaide City Libraries are partnering with the Young Scientists of Australia (YSA) to explore the science of colour on Tuesday the 20 December 2016 at Rundle Place!
Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue and why it turns red at sunset? Do you know why rainbows appear after a rainy day? Don your […]
CSIRO is looking for children aged 7 to 9 years to participate in a study investigating the effect of milk consumption on cognition. Participants must live in Adelaide as this study involves two visits to the research clinic.
ABOUT THIS STUDY
The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of three milk drinks on cognitive […]
[ November 23, 2016; 6:15 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Chemistry Spectacular – a free chemistry stage show
The School of Physical Sciences at the University of Adelaide is proud to present a Free Event for the general public to attend.
This is an exciting Chemistry Stage Show featuring a range of spectacular, thrilling and attention grabbing experiments and demonstrations which will motivate, inspire and delight!
The Chemistry […]
[ August 15, 2016; August 17, 2016; August 19, 2016; ]
Flinders University and South Australia’s illuminart have come together for National Science Week to show how brilliant art can be in promoting science.
The leading light projection artists and Flinders University students will be staging random pop-up projections in ways that will present a science surprise in roving locations around Rundle Mall on August 15, 17 and 19. The event will culminate […]
SciWorld Spectacular Pop Up Science Centre – Review
The Ridley Centre at the Royal Adelaide Showgrounds was the ideal venue for the SciWorld Spectacular Pop Up Science Centre. As soon as we walked in the door, the kids were off exploring the scientific stations. With over 60 hands-on interactive exhibits from the Questacon “Fascinating Science” and “Science on […]
[ August 8, 2016 1:00 pm to August 19, 2016 1:00 pm. ]
You’re never too young to get to know the Museum! During National Science Week, the South Australian Museum is inviting children to come and explore what science is and why it’s so important. Discover why we have museums and how museums choose what goes in the galleries!
The Young explorers program is designed especially for children aged […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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!
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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 […]