The Victorian Coordinating Committee thank all grant applicants for their enthusiasm for National Science Week and congratulate the 2019 Victorian Seed Grant recipients:
Vic Seed Grants – Community
Ballarat International Foto Biennale – To the Moon and Back Public Program (activities to explore the past, present and future of space travel alongside a photo exhibition at the Ballarat Municipal Observatory)
Discovery Science and Technology Centre Bendigo – Fly to the Moon (activities, movie screenings, demonstrations, planetarium show)
Greta Valley Landcare Group – BLUE – Community Screening (movie screening and activities to raise awareness about the issues facing our oceans, and tips reduce plastic use)
Southern Peninsula Concert Band – Music of the Heavens (space themed music performed by the Concert Band and astronomy presentations commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing)
The University of Melbourne – Stories from the cosmos: What Indigenous storytelling can teach us about memory, our highways and ourselves (panel discussion featuring a neuroscientist, writers, and an astronomer with expertise in Indigenous astronomical and geological knowledge)
Wangaratta Community Toy Library – Robot Kids Expo (interactive robotics and coding demonstrations and activities)
Vic Seed Grants – Libraries
Moonee Valley Libraries – STEM Fair
Warragul, Leongatha, and Wonthaggi Libraries– WGL Fizzics – Liquid Nitrogen Shows
Ballarat Library – Destination Moon and Beyond Show
Chiltern Library – Frogs and Why We Need Them
Ferntree Gully Library – Family STEAM Day
Deer Park Library – Science Week at Deer Park Library
Doveton Library – World of Robotics with the Brainary
Endeavour Hills and Pakenham Libraries – Big Science Shows
Corio and Leopold Libraries – Learning how science works with Mighty Maggots!
Cranbourne and Bunjil Place Libraries – Fizzle and Pop Shows by TwistED Science
Sunshine Library – National Science Week at Sunshine Library
Sydenham Library – National Science Week at Sydenham Library
Geelong West Library – SEAing the Unseen’: Microbial corrosion in the marine environment
Coburg Library – Curious Kids Night
Creative Technology Hub, Hobsons Bay City Council Libraries – Mini Maker Meet
Cambridge University Press School Grants
Alice Miller School – Re-vegetating the farm dams at school with native plants to stop erosion.
Mentone Girls’ Grammar – Women in Science Breakfast featuring Merryn York, CEO of PowerLink and electrical engineer.
Collingwood College – Family Science Night catering for a range of language and cultural backgrounds.
Rochester Secondary College – Science Immersion Week. Rochester’s year 10 students will engage the grade 6 students from local feeder primary schools in STEM based activities.