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Bush Adventures Spring Program

South

15 September 2020 - 29 October 2020

Spring is finally here! What better way is there to celebrate the change of season, than by getting into a Bush Adventure? There’s activities for kids, families, and adults including bush walking, weaving, story time,…

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Cosmic Relief Live Webinar: Astronomy in Times of Crisis

Statewide

29 October 2020

COSMIC RELIEF Live Webinars with Fred Watson. In an international emergency like the present one, you might expect the science of the stars to be the last thing on people’s minds. The problems facing both…

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Beyond the surf – winds and waves as part of the climate machine

South

29 October 2020

Surfer or not, if you say the word ‘ocean’ most people think of the sight and sound of waves on a beach. But did you know that waves – and the winds that drive them…

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Talk

Understanding the evolution of Australia’s biodiversity

Statewide

4 November 2020

To celebrate 10 years of sharing Australia’s unique biota, join the Atlas of Living Australia for three talks from leading scientists in evolutionary and taxonomic research. From spiders to orchids to reptiles, come along to…

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Science in the Pub: Indigenous

South

5 November 2020

#SciPubIndigenous – Celebrating indigenous researchers in Tasmania Panellists Prof Greg Lehman – Pro-Vice Chancellor, Aboriginal Leadership, UTAS Jacob Prehn, Lecturer and Indigenous Fellow Academic Development, Social Work, UTas Dr Tanya Schramm , GP and Senior Lecturer, Aboriginal…

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Kids

Sphero Robots with Kingborough Robotics

South

5 November 2020

This session is for children aged 8 – 12 years. Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied by parent/guardian. We will have some fun checking out the new Sphero Bolts. Bring your own device…

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Talk

Antarctic krill – their diet, and response to high CO2

Statewide

8 November 2020

Many of us know what animals eat krill, but what do krill eat and what makes them so nutritious? And how is ocean acidification, caused by climate change, affecting these vital creatures?

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Mind your step: Tourism in Antarctica

South

26 November 2020

Antarctica may be more closely associated with penguins than people, but each year over 50,000 tourists head to Antarctica to experience the southern continent first hand. Dr Hanne Nielsen from the Institute for Marine and…

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Kids

Swift Coding Intro with Kingborough Robotics

South

26 November 2020

A very basic introduction to using Apple’s fun, easy to learn Swift Playgrounds app to learn the basics of coding. For ages 8 – 12 years.

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