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1 August – 20 October 2018

Upcoming events

11–19

August

National Science Week

National Science Week is Australia's annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science centres.
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Say goodbye to the nerdy science shirt of yesteryear and hello to Shirty Science couture! Our very own Digital Earth Australia has been given an artistic twist thanks to The Shirty Science team who have brought scientists and local artists together to create a unique science experience through art and apparel. Get your shirt, science and doughnut hit all in one place at the Doughnut Department.
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Explore the world class collection of amazing specimens stored in Geoscience Australia's National Mineral and Fossil Collection. Bookings required via Eventbrite.
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The Sensitive High Resolution Ion Microprobe (SHRIMP) is a $5 million Australian designed and built mass spectrometer that measures the age of rocks. Join us at this seminar to learn how looking back into our geological past can provide resources for a prosperous future.
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Explore the world class collection of amazing specimens stored in Geoscience Australia's National Mineral and Fossil Collection. Bookings required via Eventbrite.
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Explore the world class collection of amazing specimens stored in Geoscience Australia's National Mineral and Fossil Collection. Bookings required via Eventbrite.
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About 80 Days of Earth Discovery

Geoscience Australia is celebrating 80 Days of Earth Discovery from 1 August – 20 October 2018. Join us in exploring geoscience in all its diversity, the crucial role it plays solving the challenges of our nation and the people who make it all happen.

Get involved by following #80DAYSEARTH, checking out our classroom resources, attend one of our events, and discover more about our people.

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Highlights

 Front facing view of the Adelaide Convention Centre

Australian Geoscience Council Convention

The inaugural Australian Geoscience Council Convention, AGCC 2018, will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre from 14–18 October 2018. AGCC 2018 is proudly sponsored by Geoscience Australia.

Satellite floating in space

Science in ACTion

Come and experience real life Science in ACTion! This interactive science fair is a free event for science enthusiasts of all ages. More than 50 stallholders will be there with hands-on activities showcasing how they use science in their everyday work.

Earth viewed from space surrounded by satellites

Classroom Resources

Geoscience Australia produces a range of teaching resources for primary and secondary levels. Resources include background information, student activities, full-colour cut-out 3D models and posters.

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National Science Week

National Science Week is Australia's annual celebration of science and technology. It features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science centres.