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Australian Museum Science Festival presents Science on Saturday

Australian Museum and Australian Marine Science Association

Saturday, 11 August 2012 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM (AEST)

Darlinghurst, NSW

Australian Museum Science Festival presents Science on Satur...

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Family (2 adults 2 children)
Includes general museum entry and all activities
Ended $64.59 $0.00
Family Member (2 adults 2 children)
Includes general museum entry and all activities
Ended $53.99 $0.00
Adult
Includes general museum entry and all activities
Ended $22.19 $0.00
Child
Includes general museum entry and all activities
Ended $11.59 $0.00
Students/Concession
Includes general museum entry and all activities
Ended $16.89 $0.00
Adult Member Ended $16.89 $0.00
Child Member Ended $8.41 $0.00

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Event Details

Come to the Australian Museum for a Science Extravaganza! 

 

Our first annual Science on Saturday will feature a huge line up of science based activities and fun for the entire family. As a special treat the whole museum will be open and you'll have the unique opportunity to discover sections you've never seen before!

 

·         Meet the Jolly Professor and Rusty the Robot in a mind-blowing Jollybops Energy show (10.00 – 10.45am and 12.45pm – 1.30pm)*

·         Discover the amazing effects of Liquid Nitrogen with the ABC Surfing Scientist show (11.45 – 12.30pm; 1.45 -2.30pm; and 3.30 – 4.15pm)*

·         Discover the mysterious creatures of the deep with entry into our new Deep Oceans exhibition

·         Get up close and personal with some native Australian animals (2.45 – 3.15pm)*

·         Visit our research library on the only Saturday in 2012 that it's open to the public! (10.00am – 12.30pm)

·        Meet science communicator and film-maker, Dan Keogh and learn all about what what makes a good science film (11.00 – 11.30am)*

 

(*Bookings essential)

 

You'll also be able to make your own slime, play with invisible ink, get yourself stuck on a velcro wall, use microscopes to discover what your skin, hair and clothes really look like and handle some of our friendly phasmids (stick insects).

 

Macquarie University will present an Indigenous Science Experience that cannot be missed:

 

·         Discover the wonders of Bush medicine with Macquarie University researchers and Yaegl elders as they co-present talks on their 8 year research project looking into the medicines and plant resources of the Yaegl people

·         Meet some Aboriginal elders and listen to their stories

·         Make a star wheel or CREATE a stone axe

 

 

Bookings and Contact

 

Book online above or please contact our Science Communication staff on 9320 6389.

For more information on the Indigenous Science Education Program please contact Mr David Harrington on 0434 916 778 or Joanne Packer on 9850 8283
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When & Where



Australian Museum
6 College St
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010
Australia

Saturday, 11 August 2012 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM (AEST)


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Organiser

Australian Museum and Australian Marine Science Association

The Australian Museum Science Communication department who bring you such events as the Australian Museum Science Festival in August 2014.

Australian Marine Science Association AMSA is Australia's major professional association for marine scientists from all disciplines. The primary goal of AMSA is to advance marine science and its understanding in Australia.

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