STEAM Club Presents National Science Week
12-16 August 2019
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. These events attract a wide audience from children to adults, and science amateurs to professionals. Over one million people participate in science events across the nation.
Established in 1997, National Science Week provides an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of Australian scientists to the world of knowledge. It also aims to encourage an interest in science pursuits among the general public, and to encourage younger people to be fascinated by the world we live in.
This year Cockburn Libraries is celebrating National Science Week with STEAM Presents National Science Week, daily events running through National Science Week 12-16 August 2019. We will celebrate STEAM with a range of events: Stop Motion, Music Makers, Engineering Extravaganza, Scribble Bots, and an Edison Robot Workshop.
Monday 12 August 4-5pm
Learn to create your own stop motion videos using tablet apps and common materials.
Tuesday 13 August 4-5pm
What does music have to do with maths? You will find out when you create your own musical instrument.
Wednesday 14 August 4-5pm
What can you build? The tallest tower, strongest bridge, castle with the most turrets, a rubber-band car that only has one wheel? Display your best engineering skills at our Engineering Extravaganza.
Thursday 15 August 4-5pm
Leave behind the hand-powered colouring of your childhood and make your very own scribble bot.
Edison Robot Workshop
Friday 16 August 4-5pm
Explore the fascinating world of robotics and computer programming using Edison™ robots.
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