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School Holiday Program – Balloon Science

North

26 April 2022

Find out how to blow up a balloon using a chemical reaction! Make balloon-powered cars and rockets! This event is for children ages 5–12 years and is fully supervised.

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Lecture

The Lost Thylacines

North

24 April 2022

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery has a large and significant collection of thylacine specimens, however, many more came into the museum than currently exist in the collection. This presentation will explain the fate of…

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Kids

Build your own Arduino-based Snake Game

South

23 April 2022 - 30 April 2022

Have a blast from the past! Build your own Arduino-based version of the classic phone game Snake & then play! This 1.5 hour, hands-on workshop is for everyone, beginners and enthusiasts of any age, and…

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Workshop

Robotics Beginners Workshop: Wall Dodging Robot Copy

South

20 April 2022 - 27 April 2022

Join for a hands-on introduction into the world of Arduino for absolute beginners. This is step-by-step workshop to build your wall dodge robot. You’ll learn about all the parts and their functions. All materials are…

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Webinar

The Climate Emergency: Can your choices change our future?

Online

13 April 2022

Is the climate problem so big, that you don’t know where to start, or what to do? Do you want to contribute to the sustainable future of our planet? Find out from experts how you…

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Talk

AIP Public Lecture: It’s About Time

South

11 April 2022

Hear Professor Michael Tobar discuss his cutting-edge research on measuring time and new physics. Professor Tobar knows the importance of time. His cutting-edge research involves measuring time to improve international clock technology and precision measurements, as…

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Kids

Bush Adventures at Wellesley Park

South

9 April 2022

Get connected with Nature in Hobart’s beautiful Bushland Reserves. Discover amazing plants, fantastic fungi, and find creatures big and small! Meet at the kunanyi Mountain Run hub and explore the bushland of Wellesley Park. This…

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Event

Bats of lutruwita/Tasmania

South

9 April 2022

Join local ecologist, chiropterologist, and educator, Dr Lisa Cawthen, for an after-dark exploration of Tasmania’s flying micro-mammals, their unique adaptations, and the habitats they call home. Wander amongst the giant trees of one of Hobart’s…

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Festival

ECHO Festival

North

8 April 2022 - 10 April 2022

The East Coast Harvest Odyssey, known as ECHO Festival, is back for another year! Hosted in the picturesque wine country on the fringes of Swansea, the 2022 program brings together chefs, winemakers and producers along…

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Talk

SciPub Citizen Science

South

7 April 2022

Citizen science: how fun + science = real impacts. Come hear Ben Mastermind (Wellington Park Management Trust), Hanne Neilson (IMAS, UTAS), and Rebecca Banham (Sociology, UTAS) talk about what citizen science is achieving. This is a free…

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Talk

Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean

South

3 April 2022

Our oceans are becoming increasingly inhospitable to life—growing toxicity and rising temperatures coupled with overfishing have led many marine species to the brink of collapse. And yet there is one creature that is thriving in…

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Book Launch

Poo, Spew and Other Gross Things Animals Do!

South

1 April 2022

Poo, Spew and Other Gross Things Animals Do! will show you how being gross isn’t just hilarious – it can be an important survival strategy for animals all over the world. Take a deep breath…

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