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Science Week 2023 LIFT OFF!

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Science Week 2023 LIFT OFF!

Science Week 2023 LIFT OFF!

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Let’s kick off National Science Week 2023 with a bang! We are holding a Science Week LIFT OFF event at Wallsend Library, check out what’s happening!

Science Shows
Start the day with one of two incredible “Balloons and Bubbles” FREE science shows from the University of Newcastle SMART team (11am or 12.30pm). Suitable for all ages. Book your tickets here (on sale from Saturday 1 July).

Science Show demonstrations include:

Liquid Nitrogen
Giant Bubbles
Toroidal Vortex (Air) Cannon
Elephants Toothpaste
Rocket Science
The Main Event – Free Lunch!
A FREE drop-in pizza lunch 12pm – 2pm where you can meet real scientists, ask them all your burning science questions, or maybe chat to them about how they became a scientist. We will have a wide range of scientists including biologists, food scientists, environmental scientists and more – check back closer to the date for a list of scientists. Suitable for ALL AGES but especially suitable for high school students wanting to ask about career options or primary school students who love to ask questions – well these scientists have all the answers!

Finish up with prizes!
Win prizes at science trivia at 2.15pm!

Ages: All Ages

Bookings only required for Science Shows. (Tickets on sale from Saturday 1 July)

This project received funding from the Australian Government.

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Date And Time

13-08-2023 @ 11:00 AM to
13-08-2023 @ 02:30 PM

Registration End Date


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The NSW Regional Science Hub initiative is supported by Inspiring Australia and the NSW Government

Inspiring Australia
Bunnings Warehouse
Forsythes Advisors

A network of initiatives enhancing community engagement with S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) in the Hunter.



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