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Robogals Science Challenge 2019

4 March @ 10:00 am2 August @ 10:30 pm

The Robogals Science Challenge is an Australia-wide science competition for girls. It enables participants to learn more about science and engineering by conducting projects or experiments with a friend, parent, or another mentor. Entries to the competition are submitted online…

UNSW Bragg Student Science Writing Prize

29 April @ 7:00 am27 August @ 5:00 pm

Write a short essay on ‘Not-so-smart technology’ and you could win a fantastic set of prizes, including publication in Australia’s top science magazines, a $500 UNSW Bookshop voucher, a subscription to the Australian Book Review and a trip to the Bragg Prize award ceremony…

Create It Comp

29 April @ 8:00 am30 September @ 5:00 pm

With engineers, anything is possible! To celebrate Engineers Australia’s 100th birthday, we are encouraging Australians to think about how engineering has helped them in all parts of their lives. So, if anything is possible and you had unlimited time, money,…

All Things Moon Poetry

6 June @ 8:00 am31 July @ 5:00 pm

Write a poem about THE MOON: it could be about travelling to the Moon; some human history or culture that includes our understanding of the Moon; what the Moon has taught us in science; anything else that’s Moon-related. When National Science Week…

Georges Melies "A trip to the Moon"

The Moon

15 June @ 10:00 am1 September @ 5:00 pm
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Drop-in tours—The Moon Each Saturday, from 11.00am Each Sunday, from 11.00am and 2.00pm These are free events Floortalk—The Moon Saturday 22 June, from 11.00am This is a free event First Friday: Lisa Sullivan—The Moon Friday 5 July, from 10.15am Cost—Members $10.00 / Non-members $12.00 Pop-up planetarium—special anniversary celebration Saturday 20 July, various sessions Cost—Adults $10.00 | Concession $8.00 | Children $5.00 | Family $22.00 (4 people)

For centuries artists from many cultures have been inspired by the Moon, the most prominent feature of our night sky. The exhibition includes historical works created when the Moon could only be viewed from afar, works from the era of the 1960s space race, and more contemporary responses informed by the imagery and scientific knowledge acquired through space exploration.

Win a free moon rock competition!

2 July @ 5:00 pm18 August @ 10:30 pm

In celebration of our 50th birthday and the Moon landing on 21 July 1969 (Australian Time) we are running a competition to win a small piece of the Moon! Open to all Primary & Secondary students in Australia. The question…

Footsteps on the Moon

50 Year Commemoration of Lunar Landing

13 July @ 10:00 am22 July @ 5:00 pm

The Radio Amateurs of the Tablelands Radio & Electronics Club, in Far North Queensland are commemorating the 50th year since the Lunar Landing, by operating a special event call sign on the Radio Amateur bands. The callsign for this station…

Gardening Soils with pH Testing

18 July @ 10:00 am12:00 pm
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One event on 17 July 2019 at 10:00am

Bring a jar of soil from home and learn how to manage the soil pH levels in your organic garden. You will have the opportunity to test your soil and optimise the health of your garden.


20 July @ 7:00 am26 July @ 5:00 pm

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing by building your own space-themed game. Get together with your friends, download the step-by-step instructions, and learn to code your own game. In 2018 we broke the record for the most kids…

Space: 50 years since man first stepped on the moon

20 July @ 10:00 am8 September @ 4:00 pm

Space celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing (20 July) with an exhibition that examines humankind’s longstanding fascination with space and space travel. The exhibition explores the romance of space through visual culture produced in the lead up to and…

iPad and iPhone tips, tricks, hidden features

20 July @ 3:00 pm4:30 pm

Phones and iPads can be really easy to use, but lots of their useful features are easy to miss. Bring your iPhone or iPad along for tips, tricks and hidden features that can help you get the most out of…

Sunday Family Program: The Great Gut Microbe Hunt

21 July @ 11:00 am15 September @ 3:00 pm

Discover how amazing our bodies really are at Melbourne Museum on Sundays during Term Three as we search for microbes and anything else you might find in your tummy. Design your own ‘microbe mobile’ and see what beautiful things live…

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