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A round-up of the best National Science Week events happening in WA throughout August!


For the full list of events, check out the National Science Week website. 


Saturday 13

South West Science Fair

2 - 6pm, Bunbury Public Library

Microscopy: Public Symposium

2 - 3.30pm, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, UWA

Biggest Science Lab Ever

10 - 4pm, WA Museum Boola Bardip

STEAM Ahead with Play

10 - 3pm, Kalgoorlie

Tuesday 16

Red Dirt Robotics

3 - 4pm, Broome Public Library

National Science Week with Jenny Lam

6 -7pm, Girrawheen Public Library

The Future of Space Exploration

11 -12pm, Online

Friday 19

Red Dirt Robotics

3 - 4pm, Broome Public Library

Dino Talk at the Bar Before Time

5 - 8pm, WA Museum Boola Bardip

Lego Technics Challenge

3.30 - 4.30pm, Subiaco Library

Senior Scientists: Exploring Lenses

2 - 4pm, St Ives Retirement

Thursday 25

Sunday 14

Biggest Science Lab Ever

10 - 4pm, WA Museum Boola Bardip

I Love Science Game Jam

All day, SAE Institute

Scitech Science Week Shows

10 - 5pm, Scitech

Through the Looking Glass

All day, Online

Wednesday 17

Red Dirt Robotics

3 - 4pm, Broome Public Library

Tots & Science

10 - 11am, Hyden CRC

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre - Virtual Tour, 9.30 - 10.30am

Saturday 20

Science Week with Dr Jo Rees

1 - 1.45pm, Wanneroo Library

Science at the Shops

10 - 2pm, Hannans Boulevard Shopping Centre

Out of This World: Astronomy Night

7 - 9pm, Toodyay Showgrounds Oval

Monday 15

Petrology in the Pub

6 - 8pm, UWA Tavern

Red Dirt Robotics

3 - 4pm, Broome Public Library

Tots & Science

9 - 10.30am, Kondinin Primary School

Addicted to Dopamine

4.30 - 5.30pm, Online

Thursday 18

From Eyes to Glass to Aluminium

7 - 8.30pm, Octagon Theatre, UWA

Science After Dark

5 - 7pm, Museum of the Goldfields

Red Dirt Robotics (Adults Only)

5 - 6pm, Broome Public Library

Sunday 21

Charles Massy Networking Launch

10.30 - 12.30pm, The Kodja Place & Kojonup Visitor Centre

Scitech Science Week Shows

10 - 5pm, Scitech

Insects and Flowers: A natural connection led by Dr Sue Jaggar

10 - 12pm, Ravensthorpe Town Hall

To find all events happening in Western Australia and online this National Science Week head to

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South West Science Fair

Saturday 13 August, 2.00 - 6.00pm

A consortium of Bunbury based organisations have partnered to deliver the South West Science Fair. The fair will see multiple organisations, businesses and community groups collaborate and exhibit together to form a Science themed fair with a variety of exhibitors and STEM-based activities to bring the community together for an afternoon of learning and fun.

Public Symposium

Saturday 13 August,

2.00 - 3.30pm 

Join UWA in exploring the art and science of modern imaging techniques, the stunning images they can produce and the spectacular insights into the macro and microscopic world that they can reveal.

The symposium will feature the internationally renowned photographic artist, Martine Perret, alongside Dr Jeremy Shaw, a senior researcher from the Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, UWA.

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Glass More than Meets the Eye Festival

Saturday 20 August, 10.00am - 2.00pm

Join Victoria Park Community Centre for a family friendly day to explore the role of glas through science, art, and play!

Look through a purpose-built solar telescope, experiment in a a pop-up science lab, help build a GIANT marble run, join a good old game of marbles, or simply enjoy a tasty BBQ. 

 On the day you will be joined by Astrophysicists from Astro 3D, local artist Denise Pepper, and Curtin University STEM Outreach team. 

Go one step further by making your own Pate de Verre glass bowl, facilitated by Denise Pepper. 

Tickets are free (but limited), get yours below.


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