National Science Week 2016

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National Science week, 13 - 21 August, is Australia's annual celebration of science and technology and features over 1000 science events across the nation. 

 

ANSTO is involved in a number of activities across the country promoting and encouraging an interest in science and technology.

 

For more information about National Science week please visit the website: www.scienceweek.net.au

 

For details of the events ANSTO is involved in, please see below.

 

 

 


 

 

 

New South Wales 

Feather Map of Australia
TV Feature
ABC News, 7.30pm
Watch ABC's interview with Dr Kate Brandis, talking about the ANSTO and UNSW citizen science project, Feather Map of Australia.
14 Aug

Atomic Kids Workshops

Australian Museum
ANSTO's Atomic Kids Workshop is a 90 minute hands-on workshop where kids discover the microscopic world of atoms - the tiny building blocks that make up everything around us.
16-19 Aug
Coding and Robotics Gala DayCaringbah Public School
ANSTO is helping to judge the Coding and Robotics Gala Day, a local interschool competition.
17 Aug
Future Vision Quiz

Sutherland Shire Council
ANSTO will run the Future Vision Quiz at the Sutherland Library. Through voting keypads, the audience becomes part of the show to look at how scientists have the power to shape the future of our society through research into human health, the environment and innovative technology.

17 Aug
Fact or Fiction 2.0

Australian Museum
A big screen experience where the world wide web collides with cutting edge science, Fact or Fiction 2.0 is a 90 minute show where the audience watches popular internet clips before voting on whether the information featured is actual science fact or pure science fiction.
For more information visit: Fact or Fiction 2.0

18 Aug
19 Aug
Future Vision QuizAustralian Museum
ANSTO will run the Future  Vision Quiz at the Australian Museum. Through voting keypads, the audience becomes part of the show to look at how scientists have the power to shape the future of our society through research into human health, the environment and innovative technology.
23-26 Aug
STEM Careers PortalAustralian Museum
ANSTO's Research Chemist Jessica Veliscek-Carolan will be taking part in the STEM Careers Panel for high school students.
25 Aug
Feather Map of Australia Exhibition BoothAustralian Museum
ANSTO's Dr Kate Brandis will be promoting the citizen science project, Feather Map of Australia with an exhibition stand at the Australian Museum.
23 Aug
25 Aug
Feather Map TalkAustralian Museum
ANSTO's Dr Kate Brandis will give a talk on the citizen science project, Feather Map of Australia.
25 Aug
Big Ideas Forum LaunchANSTO YouTube
By submitting a short video answering “What question would you like to see scientists solve for the future of our society?”, the Big Ideas Forum is a rare opportunity for a select group of students and teachers to spend a week at ANSTO, working on some of Australia’s most important scientific infrastructure.
During National Science Week

Victoria 

Fact or Fiction 2.0Australian Synchrotron
A big screen experience where the world wide web collides with cutting edge science, Fact or Fiction 2.0 is a 90 minute show where the audience watches popular internet clips before voting on whether the information featured is actual science fact or pure science fiction.
16 Aug

 

Canberra 
Science in ACTion

ANSTO is participating in this fun, interactive show where local, national and international science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) organisations come together at one Canberra's biggest interactive exhibitions.
For more inforfmation visit: Science in ACTion

12-13 Aug