SciFest 2024

SciFest 2024 is a celebration of science through a series of free online events open to all for National Science Week. The live virtual events are delivered in a webinar format to retain interactivity and enable two-way participation. Content is sourced from the network of Virtual Excursions Australia members, our leading science, environmental and research institutions. The virtual events target a range of audiences through a series of engaging formats including lunchtime trivia, live science shows, panels on careers in STEM for students and afternoon science shows for the whole family.

This festival of online learning provides an opportunity for you to connect with exciting science, experts and experiments without leaving your classroom or home. SciFest topics, dates and times will vary throughout the festival to provide variety and flexibility. there is something for everyone.

SciFest 2024 is the biggest virtual excursions festival in Australia promoting science and technology. SciFest links up with National Science week and is on between 12 – 16 August. This year we have 15 events from some of Australia’s best education providers.

The theme for National Science Week in 2024 is Species Survival – More Than Just Sustainability.

Event timetable 12 – 16 August

Mon 12 at 1pm Biology TriviaVirtual Excursions Australia
Mon 12 at 2pmWhat’s in your BackyardAustralian Environmental Education
Mon 12 at 4pm Zoo of PooSydney Zoo
Tues 13 at 1pmOcean Life TriviaAustralian National Maritime Museum
Tues 13 at 2pm Our Oceans Our FutureAustralian National Maritime Museum
Tues13 at 4pmDeep Blue OceanFizzics Education
Wed 14 at 1pmAustralian Animal TriviaVirtual Excursions Australia
Wed 14 at 2pmCareers in STEMVarious presenters
Wed 14 at 4pm The Science of SurvivalSydney Zoo
Thurs 15 at 1pm Plant Life TriviaVirtual Excursions Australia
Thurs 15 at 2pm What can dinosaurs teach us about species survival?Australian Age of Dinosaurs
Thurs 15 at 4pm Plants for LifeFizzics Education
Fri 16 at 1pmEnvironment TriviaVirtual Excursions Australia
Fri 16 at 2pmOur survival depends on theirsStreet Science
Fri 16 at 4pmSensory SanctuaryNature Know

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