National Science Week 2016
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|
|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.
Atomic Kids Workshops
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.
|Coding and Robotics Gala Day||Caringbah Public School|
ANSTO is helping to judge the Coding and Robotics Gala Day, a local interschool competition.
|Future Vision Quiz|
Sutherland Shire Council
|Fact or Fiction 2.0|
|Future Vision Quiz||Australian 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.
|STEM Careers Portal||Australian Museum|
ANSTO's Research Chemist Jessica Veliscek-Carolan will be taking part in the STEM Careers Panel for high school students.
|Feather Map of Australia Exhibition Booth||Australian 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.
|Feather Map Talk||Australian Museum|
ANSTO's Dr Kate Brandis will give a talk on the citizen science project, Feather Map of Australia.
|Big Ideas Forum Launch||ANSTO 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|
|Fact or Fiction 2.0||Australian 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.
|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.