National Science Week 2019

10 - 18 August 2019

Education Environment & Sustainability Free Kids/Family Library Young people
NationalScienceWeek

National Science Week runs from 10-18 August 2019 and is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology and thousands of individuals – from students, to scientists to chefs and musicians – get involved, taking part in more than 1000 science events across the nation.

South Perth Libraries and the City's environment team will host a series of events, in partnership with Switch Your Thinking to celebrate Science Week and encourage an interest in science pursuits among the general public.

National Science Week is an Australian Government Initiative. 

All events are free however bookings are essential. For more information about National Science Week visit www.scienceweek.net.au.

Programme of events

GalaxyFormationforKids

Galaxy Formation for Kids

South Perth Library - Mopoke Room 13 August 2019

Celebrate National Science Week from 10-18 August 2019 and join the incredible Dr Wong as she discusses all things galactic in this interstellar talk for kids.

Education Free Kids/Family Library Young people
BlackHoleswithDrJamesMiller-Jones

Black Holes with Dr James Miller-Jones

South Perth Library - Mopoke Room 15 August 2019

Celebrate National Science Week from 10-18 August 2019 and join Dr James Miller-Jones for a thought-provoking presentation about black holes.

Education Free Kids/Family Library Young people
SoilFoodwebsandMicrobesWorkshop

Soil Foodwebs and Microbes Workshop

South Perth Community Hall 19 August 2019

Celebrate National Science Week from 10-18 August 2019 at this free workshop about the incredible world of soil microbiology.

Education Environment & Sustainability Free

South Perth Library