National Science Week at WA Museum - Food for Thought science fest

Presented by WA Museum Boola Bardip

Date: 14 to 22 August 2021

Location: WA Museum Boola Bardip

Why is biodiversity important, and what methods do we use to support food security?

WA’s new museum Boola Bardip National Science Week program creates thought-provoking conversations that tackle the big questions about our food environment!

Across the whole feature week in August, National Science Week at WA Museum Boola Bardip includes:

  • Food for Thought Tours – Daily STEM themed tours of the Boola Bardip galleries

  • Q&A with Charles Massy – Author of the Call of the Reef Warbler: A New Agriculture A New Earth, as featured on Australian Story, investigating regenerative farming.

  • An In-Conversation panel – A fascinating mix of scientists, chefs, environmentalists, and captains of enterprise to debate Food: Different by Design.

  • A Museum Lab Polliniser – Incorporating hands-on learning with the importance of biodiversity and pollination in food production, and in meeting the future food needs of the world.

  • A Museum Schools’ Lab – Contributing WA’s STEM skills growth by demonstrating the scientific method, with an eye to your future career path.