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Double Helix Holiday Program

South

14 January 2014 - 30 January 2014

CSIRO Education is offering a fun filled program of entertaining and educational science activities for children. There will be some awesome activities on offer- including Chemistry Chaos, Marine Madness and Deconstruction Day. Check out the…

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Pop Up Pod: science and art at the Taste of Tasmania Festival

South

3 January 2014

A cardboard geodesic dome structure incorporating a number of fun science activities for children and families to participate in, including paper folding, mask making, an interactive display of insects, information on local moth species and research…

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Parks & Wildlife Summer Discovery Ranger Program

Statewide

1 January 2014 - 10 February 2014

Play, learn, discover, experience, enjoy! A Discovery Ranger will be available and will offer free fun and educational activities at the following locations: Arthur-Pieman Mt William/ North East reserves Bay of Fires/St Helens Cradle Mountain…

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LEGO Exhibition

North

19 December 2013 - 20 December 2013

Come along, bring your kids, and see over 50 LEGO sets including: tractors trucks frontend loaders racing cars a dump truck tilt tray and fully operational electric cranes Engineering at it’s best!!! Books and merchandise also…

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The Diamond Bionic Eye

South

19 December 2013

A lecture by Professor Steven Prawer, Director of the Melbourne Materials Institute, University of Melbourne. The diseases of age related macular degeneration and retinitis pigemntosa are one of the main causes of blindness and cause untold suffering…

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EXPLORING AUSTRALIA'S EUCALYPTS: adventures in eucalypt taxonomy

South

13 December 2013

A lecture by Dean Nicolle, from the Currency Creek Arboretum in South Australia. Dean has written a number of eucalypt field guides as well as papers on eucalypt taxonomy, and has been a collaborator of UTAS for…

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The Call of Aurora

South

12 December 2013 - 20 December 2013

The Call of Aurora is a chamber opera by Tasmanian composer & librettist, JOE BUGDEN. The opera is based on Douglas Mawson’s 1911-1914 expedition to Antarctica, and the crux of the story took place 100…

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Teachers to the Node: Rethinking Science Education in the Digital Era

Statewide

10 December 2013

This is an online live-streamed event. This panel discussion, moderated by freelance science journalist Rod Taylor, will be an opportunity for students, educators, lecturers and distance learners to hear about the opportunities and challenges of Massive…

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Assisted migration to address climate change in forestry: a Canadian perspective

South

6 December 2013

A lecture by Assoc. Professor Andreas Hamann from the Uiversity of Alberta, Canada   Abstract: Human-aided movement of species in large scale reforestation programs could be a powerful and cost effective climate change adaptation strategy.…

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Oceans and Ice Film Tour

South

6 December 2013

Ocean Planet and Clarence City Council invite you to join in Coast Care Week 2013. We are excited to bring another fantastic film night to Hobart’s eastern suburbs. For your viewing pleasure, we will be…

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The Bookend Trust Public Presentation Night 2013

South

5 December 2013

Join the Bookend team – including 2013 Tasmanian Australian of the Year Andrew Hughes – for our traditional and FREE end of year public presentation night. From Thailand to Antarctica, and from Papua New Guinea…

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People of a Feather – a film about survival in a changing Arctic

South

5 December 2013

Featuring stunning footage from seven winters in the Arctic, People of a Feather takes you through time into the world of the Inuit on the Belcher Islands in Canada’s Hudson Bay. Connecting past, present and…

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