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Inspiring Tasmania at the Deloraine Craft Fair

North

1 November 2019 - 4 November 2019

Come experience the wonders of science at the Tasmanian Craft Fair at Deloraine. Kids and adults alike will get to meet real life Tasmanian scientists and enjoy interactive demonstrations. More details to come! View the…

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Maritime Engineering Design Project Presentation Day

North

18 October 2019

All are invited to come a long and listen to the fourth-year AMC engineering students present their final year design projects. Learn about a completely new barge design which has the potential to revolutionise the…

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Talk

Climate Reality: The climate crisis

North

17 October 2019

Climate change is the biggest global-health threat of the 21st century.  It will affect everyone. But worst hit will be those who are already vulnerable.  We need action to reduce the public health burden of climate change…

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Talk

Food Security, Health and Climate Change

North

15 October 2019

Unlike countries that practice social partnership governance (e.g. Norway, Sweden, Germany), adversarial Westminster-style governance produces policy gridlock, most evidently in the field of climate change. In this interactive presentation, Sandy Murray will outline the dysfunctional…

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Eddie Woo: Wootube and the World of Maths

North

14 October 2019

Arguably Australia’s most famous mathematics teacher, Eddie Woo makes maths fun. The head mathematics teacher at Cherrybrook Technology High School, the largest secondary school in NSW, Eddie started posting videos online in 2012 for a…

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Talk

Mind the Gap: Climate response vs science

North

14 October 2019

This lunchtime talk will include information included in the IPCC and UN reports on climate warming and biodiversity loss. Attendees will then participate in an interactive discussion identifying reasons for the gap between science and…

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Cats and Native Wildlife

North

8 October 2019

Meet Barry Bandicoot and Crazy cat to understand how our pets and wildlife need to be kept apart for their own safety. Di from the Tasmanian Field Naturalists will teach some simple steps that you…

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Kids

Legends of the Dinosaurs

North

5 October 2019 - 8 October 2019

Prepare to challenge everything you thought you knew about dinosaurs in an interactive musical and scientific adventure at QVMAG! With show times running from Saturday 5 October to Tuesday 8 October, you’re sure to find…

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Workshop

Coding and Going Wild with Spheros

North

2 October 2019

aCoding with Spheros is a fun way of using coding and creativity. If you have a smartphone or tablet device you can bring it along to use with the sphero.edu app. Get the app: https://edu.sphero.com/d/…

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Kids

QVMAG School Holiday Program

North

30 September 2019 - 5 October 2019

A variety of activities to choose from!

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Talk

Ice Cores and Climate Change

North

22 September 2019

Snow falling over Antarctica accumulates over millennia, carrying traces of past climate and  environmental conditions. Dr Tas van Ommen will present knowledge gained from ice cores drilled from the Antarctic, which have contributed greatly to our…

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Talk

Sustainability in the Pub: Life Below Water

North

17 September 2019

September’s event explores the stewardship of kanamaluka/Tamar Estuary in a rapidly warming world. With pressures from agriculture, mining and urban/industrial development over the past two hundred years adversely affecting kanamaluka, the health and resilience of…

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