15–23 August 2015
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?
The digital book includes a curriculum map, lesson plans F–10 linked to the Australian Curriculum Science and teacher background information.
Come in and pick up a Student Reading Record from our Library.
You only need to read 12 books:
- for years 8 and 9, 4 books from the PRC booklists, and 8 of your own choosing;
- for years 10 to 12, all 12 books are your own choice.
Did you know you can include many types of books:
- Audio Books
- class/shared reading - this includes books you read at home with your family, or even books that are read to you by an adult
- Prescribed books that you have to read for school (any subject)
- research for assignments
- books in another language other than English
There are plenty of awards. Which one are you up to?
We are learning how to ask questions and use research processes to meet and understand the challenges and opportunities ahead of us.
Not sure where to start your research? Looking for research tips and strategies to point you in the right direction?
What's Linda reading?
Linda is currently reading:
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood