Events

Discovering CallTrackers

Statewide

1 August 2024 - 30 August 2024

Curious about the hidden wildlife in action around your neighbourhood at night? From the ultrasonic chirps of 9 elusive bat species to the booms of the rare and mysterious Australasian bittern. Many fascinating creatures make sounds around…

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Dr Karl’s Periodic Tale

South

3 August 2024 - 10 August 2024

The irrepressible Dr Karl returns with an all-new show, blending time, space, and amazing stories from his past. Dr Karl Kruszelnicki just loves science to pieces, and has been spreading the word in print, on…

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Larapuna/Bay of Fires Community Weekend

North

4 August 2024 - 18 August 2024

The larapuna/Bay of Fires Community Weekend is held in the far North East of Tasmania between The Gardens and Mt William National Park. In four days, the invasive weed sea spurge is surveyed, mapped and…

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STEM in the North East

Statewide

6 August 2024 - 10 August 2024

The Sustainability Learning Centre are bringing hands on STEM opportunities to you. Community members are invited to join us to engage with citizen science, housing design, energy, waste, loose parts, and many other hands-on learning…

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The Mobile Antarctic Classroom

Statewide

6 August 2024 - 16 August 2024

The Mobile Antarctic Classroom is touring Tasmania this National Science Week! Play with magnets, pretend penguin eggs, and polarising filters; look at replica and genuine Antarctic artefacts; take a photo in our snow tent; chat…

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Beaker Street Festival

South

6 August 2024 - 13 August 2024

Imagine a place where scientists grace centre stage, microscopes live on bar tables, and late-night conversations have the potential to change the world. Welcome to Beaker Street Festival, where science brings us together. Beaker Street…

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The Dr Karl vs Everyone Game Show

South

9 August 2024

Dr Karl can famously answer nearly any scientific question you can throw at him, or at least he’ll do his damnedest to try. The man’s been called “unstumpable.” But is he really? This important question…

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Vaginal Vignettes: Sex in the Animal Kingdom (Beaker Street)

South

9 August 2024 - 10 August 2024

Think the vagina is a simple tube? Think again! See wacky and wild tales of female animal reproductive anatomy and behaviour come to life on stage! This Vaginal Vignette is part of Beaker Street’s Late Night…

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Exhale: The Art and Science of Relaxation

Statewide

10 August 2024 - 25 August 2024

Join Penny Jones, Harry Edwards and Isaac Gee for a deep dive into the art and science of relaxation! Our nervous systems are amazing, highly evolved networks that developed to keep us safe. And they…

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The BIG Day of Science at QVMAG

North

10 August 2024

From live virtual zoo tours or getting up close and personal with residents of the Tasmanian Reptile Park, to the beloved Make It Place craft station, Planetarium screenings, hands-on and interactive science activities and more–this…

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Frontiers for Young Minds’ Antarctica and the Southern Ocean Collection eBook

Online

10 August 2024 - 18 August 2024

This event launches the Frontiers for Young Minds Antarctica and the Southern Ocean eBook, which aims to inform young readers about fundamental knowledge and digested cutting-edge science that will help increase their understanding of Antarctica…

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