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Science Education in Tasmania

North

22 September 2013

A Royal Society of Tasmania presentation by Mrs Jane Hall-Dadson.

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Bug Day Out!

North

22 September 2013

An insect club for children, teens, adults and seniors focusing on the amazing diversity of bees and wasps, ants, spiders, butterflies and moths, beetles and bugs. A rangew of activities and information sessions will be…

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Science Education in Tasmania – a teacher's perspective

North

22 September 2013

Jane Hall-Dadson, Advanced Skills Teacher Mathematics Learning Area at Launceston College, will present this lecture as part of the Royal Society of Tasmania Launceston Lecture Series. Good teaching requires a solid curriculum, engaging activities with relevance to…

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World Parks Day

Statewide

21 September 2013

World Parks Day is an open invitation to all to take time out and enjoy the magnificent natural environment that Tasmania is renowned for. Tasmania Parks and Wildlife service is offering free entry on the…

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Science in the Kitchen Garden – Edible Weed Walk

South

21 September 2013

Another in Sustainable Living Tasmania’s series of Science in the Kitchen Garden Workshops.  Many common weeds are edible, free and can provide nutrient dense food to supplement your diet. However, harvesting weeds requires proper identification…

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Climate and megafaunal extinctions

South

20 September 2013

A lecture by Professor Alan Cooper. Professor Cooper is a ARC future fellow at the University of Adelaide where he is also the director of the Australian centre for ancient DNA. As his title suggests,…

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A future techno-garden? Resolving the 21st century’s development-conservation dilemma

South

18 September 2013

Leading Australian environmental scientist Professor Barry Brook will be presenting this seminar. Professor Brook’s work focuses on global environmental change, and the impact that climate change and global warming are having on traditional risks to natural…

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Mt Canopus Optical Observatory Open Night

South

14 September 2013

 Entry $5 per person, children under 16 FREE. ~ Talks from leading Astronomers ~ Tours of 1 metre telescope ~ See the moon, planets and stars through telescopes with expert guides from the Astronomical Society…

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Youth Leading the World 2013 Community Forum

South

5 September 2013

Youth Leading the World is a 3 day intensive process with Youth in which they explore local and global issues of sustainability, measure and understand their own eco-footprint and work on action plans to make…

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Free Screening of Chasing Ice, 2nd Sept

South

2 September 2013

  Come and see the screening of this amazing documentary that has won over 30 international awards. Filmed over four years using time lapse photography and video to shoot retreating glaciers in Alaska, Greenland and…

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Science in the Kitchen Garden Series – Soil Biology & Health

South

24 August 2013

Exploring plant health, flavour & nutrition from a plant’s perspective. Presentation, discussion & central microscope exploration of real-living samples of micro-organisms in healthy and unhealthy soils. Led by soil health guru, Letetia Ware. Supported by…

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Big question, Big facilities: the discovery of the origin of mass?

South

21 August 2013

Professor Elisabetta Barberio, from the University of Melbourne, presents the AIP Women in Physics Lecturer for 2013. The understanding of our universe, from the largest to the smallest, has progressed significantly in recent decades. Large,…

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