Dive into National Science Week 2020

11 August 2020

Join the City of South Perth Libraries as they celebrate National Science Week 2020.

Running from 15-23 August, the theme for National Science Week 2020 is Deep Blue: innovations for the future of our oceans. There is lots to learn and plenty of ways to get involved:

Oil Spill Workshop

A great session all about the impacts of oil spills and how to protect the coast with Sarah from Little Genius Science. Ages 7+

4-5pm, Thursday 20 August
Manning Library
2 Conochie Cres
Free, booking essential.

Water Cycle Workshop

A workshop all about the Water Cycle and its far reaching effects. Ages 7+

4.30-5.30pm, Wednesday 26 August
South Perth Library
Cnr Sandgate St & South Tce
South Perth
Free, booking essential


The WA Minecraft server for 7 -17 year olds.
August holds a big build challenge for Minecraft enthusiasts filled oceans, innovation and problem solving - make your very own liveable Underwater Base! Find out more.

Time for Stories

One of out one of our storytellers will read books all about amazing oceans and get your own ocean craft kit to take home and make. Free, booking essential.

Science Week Display

Check out the Science Week Display at each library to find out small ways you can impact our future oceans at home or out in your community. On display from the Monday 17 August.

InspiringWA's - online edition

Make the most of InspiringWA's completely online edition of National Science Week with talks and panel presentations from scientists, ocean innovators and marine scientists. Including Pete Ceglinski - founder of SeaBin, Julia Reisser - Oceanographer and Madeline Green - Marine Scientist and Founder of Otlet. Find out more.

South Perth Library