National Science Week | Free Workshops | 12-20 Aug 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 skyrocketed. Imagine, Augmented and Virtual Reality could be common place by 2027. Join Prof Mark Billinghurst and Prof Bruce Thomas from the University of South Australia for a fun evening exploring how your life may be re-imagined in 2027.
Book now HERE

Hands-on Artificial Intelligence Robotics Workshop
Saturday 19 August 2017  |  3.30pm – 4.30pm | City Library
NAO robots are the latest in artificial intelligence. They walk, talk, recognise faces and respond to their environment. Find out how easy it is to bring Nosco the NAO robot to life by joining in this artificial intelligence coding workshop.
Book now HERE

Science Club: Inventing for the Environment with Stemsel
Saturday 12 August 2017  |  10.30am -12.30pm | Hutt Street Library
Join this fun, hands on Science Club workshop to see how a STEMSEL Inventors Kit can be used to sense and look after the environment. Build, program and test an Air Pollution sensor with LED Safety Indicator to help monitor the climate! For ages 7 and up.
Book now HERE

Innovation Lab Virtual Reality, 3D Printing and Robotics:
The Adelaide City Library Innovation Lab is home to the latest in smart technologies. Learn, explore and create with cutting edge equipment including 3D printers, 3D doodlers, virtual reality and robots. For program bookings, days and times please check the Adelaide City Libraries website HERE.
Workshops include:

  • Innovation Lab 3D printing drop in session
  • Virtual Reality – Get Interactive
  • Discover Robotics
  • Virtual Reality – Drop in and Try
  • Innovation Lab – 3D printing maker session

For more information and all enquiries please visit the National Science Week Facebook event page.

What: National Science Week

When: 12 – 20 August 2017

Where: Adelaide City Library | 77 Rundle Mall, Adelaide

Who: Everyone

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