The theme for National Science Week 2015 is Making waves – the science of light, based on the International Year of Light.
There are lots of events planned for Science Week.
Pop-up Science at the AFL Adelaide Oval, North Adelaide. At each of five AFL matches at the Adelaide Oval in August 2015, SciWorld's Pop-up Science cart will be near the eastern gates with presenters giving continuous science demonstrations for the two hours before the game.
Science Alive! Science Alive! is one of Australia’s premier science and technology expos including science shows, Stardomes, hands-on activities, native animals, illusions and magic and over 50 interactive science stalls.
When: Saturday, August 8 2015 and Sunday, August 9 2015. 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Goyder Pavillion, Adelaide Showground, Goodwood Road, Wayville,
Topic: Human body and movement, Energy and transport, Environment and nature, Health and medical, Space and astronomy, Innovation and technology.
Cost: Free for all U/18; $15 for adults, $10 concession.
Other: Wheelchair access
Special guests this year are the Shell Questacon Science Circus from Canberra.
Chris Hadfield – Live On Stage: Adelaide A Spaceman’s View of the Planet takes us on a journey to the International Space Station, where Chris Hadfield’s daily life is dedicated to countless scientific experiments studying the universe, testing spaceship design, and monitoring the human body’s reaction to weightlessness.
When: Tuesday, August 11 2015. 8:00 PM
Where: Adelaide Entertainment Centre
98 Port Road, Hindmarsh,
You can find many more events here. What will you be doing for Science Week?