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Communicating Science Simply: a professional development day

Australian Museum

Friday, 15 August 2014 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (AEST)

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Admission Ended $66.00 $4.95
Australian Museum Member admission Ended $49.50 $3.96

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Event Details

Join David Cannell, Excited Particle and Science Show Coordinator for Questacon (The National Science and Technology Centre), for a day of professional development, and learn how easy it can be to communicate scientific principles to audiences using everyday objects.

10:00am - 12:00pm
Session 1

  • Brief overview of the work David and the Excited Particles do for Questacon
  • What is Science Communication
  • How Questacon chooses topics and develops their science shows
  • Work shopping session: a facilitated session where ideas based on upcoming exhibitions, current research or curriculum content can be start to be developed into demonstrations and shows

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch Break
(Please note: lunch is not provided.)

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Session 2

  • Interactive science busking activities (relative density, paper planes, pressure, puppets etc.)
  • Learn how to do small demonstrations with everyday objects
  • Making it up for Dr. Scar: learning how to create scars and wounds with make up

How to book

Book online below or contact our Science Festival team on (02) 9320 6389 or via email or on Twitter.

Have questions about Communicating Science Simply: a professional development day? Contact Australian Museum

When & Where

Australian Museum Theatrette
6 College St
Sydney, NSW 2010

Friday, 15 August 2014 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (AEST)

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6 College St, Sydney NSW
(02) 9320 6000

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