THE SAPPHIRE COAST SCIENCE FESTIVAL IS BACK!!

Saturday August 11 (1pm-3pm) through to Saturday August 18 at the Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre – 10am – 3pm daily  –*School bookings have filled*

The Sapphire Coast Regional Science Hub, with the generous support of Inspiring Australia (NSW), is excited to present Questacon’s Fascinating Science exhibition at the Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre; a great opportunity for people of all ages to have engaging, fun science experiences.

The festival will also feature a great range of science activities including: Virtual Reality installation and robotics, music technology, 3D printing, science displays, environmental displays, threatened species information, citizen science, marine science and science movies!

IT’S A SCIENCE EXTRAVAGANZA…….IN BEGA!

Sapphire Coast Science Festival 2018 Poster

But wait! There’s more…..

This is a wonderful opportunity to find out how local organisations are creating dynamic science engagement activities for the whole community. If you are interested in science, technology, the environment and sustainability – this is the place to be.

The exhibition will be open to the public at the following times with an entry fee of: $10 for families; $5 for adults; $2 per child (age 6 to 18); Children under 6 free.

Saturday 11th August – Science Week Launch at 1:00pm then till 3:00pm

Sunday 12th August – 10:00am – 3:00pm:

Monday 13th August – Friday 17th August 10:00am – 3:00pm daily

Saturday 18th August – 10:00am – 3:00pm and Festival closing.

School bookings are no longer available – all sessions have filled.

A fun filled week not to miss. Follow us on Facebook and keep in touch with #NatSciWeek and #scsf2018

For further information:

Doug Reckord, Bournda EEC 0428 267 956  Scott Baker, BVSC: 0432 604 886

Libby Hepburn, Atlas of Life  0458 798 990

ONLY SCHOOLS USE THIS FORM - Expression of Interest by Friday 6th July

Please indicate your preferred date and time for the session you wish to attend. The exhibition will be open all week from Monday, 13th August to Friday, 17th August.

There are three one hour sessions per day:

Session 1 – 10:30 – 11:30am

Session 2 – 12:00 – 1:00pm

Session 3 – 1:30-2:30pm

The exhibition can accept up to 100 students per session.  It will be staffed by volunteers and students must be under the supervision of teachers during the activities.

The fee for a one hour session is $2 per student

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About Science Week

Now entering its fifteenth year, National Science Week has well and truly cemented itself as Australia’s largest festival, with last year’s calendar offering over 1000 events throughout Australia, reaching an audience of over a million people.

In 2018, National Science Week events are expected to be held right throughout Australia from Dubbo, Davenport, Darwin and everywhere in between, offering an array of activities with everything from science festivals, music and comedy shows, interactive hands-on displays, open days and online activities.The festival is proudly supported by the Australian Government, as well as partners CSIRO, Australian Science Teachers Association and the ABC.

National Science Week 2018 will run from 11-19 August. Event details can be found at www.scienceweek.net.au