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Science in the Swamp

  • Sat 13 Aug 2016
    11.00 am - 3.00 pm

A fun, free family festival of science displays and activities to celebrate National Science Week.

Meet a dinosaur, see a life-sized shark in a bus, enjoy our incredible science shows, learn more about lizards, snakes, bats and lots more...

Science in the Swamp is a free community event that promotes positive science engagement through numerous exhibitors:

  • Shark in a bus: featuring a giant Great White Shark as well as whaling artefacts, fossils, sharks jaws and hundreds of other amazing exhibits.
  • Erth Dinosaur: don't miss the dinosaur appearance throughout the day.
  • Fizzics education: join them for some exciting science experiments, giant bubbles and more.
  • Tree Veneration Society: learn more about the Paperbarks and listen to what's happening inside a tree...
  • Venomous snakes: see these impressive reptiles a little bit closer.
  • Australian wildlife displays: discover fascinating animals including , lizards, birds, possums, flying foxes, frogs and more.
  • Nutty scientist: scientific shows based on sustainable uses of energy, water and impact of the use of plastics/metals on the environment.
  • Creative science: science mash-up shows that will entertain the whole family.
  • Plus pot plant activities, urban beekeeping display, hands-on microscope exhibition and many other fun exhibitors to check out during this fantastic science festival.

General Information

Age: All welcome
Times: 11.00 am - 3.00 pm
Meeting Point/Venue: Centennial Park
Price: Free
Bookings: No bookings required

Thanks to our sponsors

Centennial Parklands gratefully acknowledges the assistance from our sponsors in making this event possible.

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