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World Science Festival Queensland in Townsville

Explore the biggest questions in science from 7-8 May 2021

This year Queensland Museum is bringing World Science Festival Queensland back to Townsville with an awesome lineup of events and activities for all ages. 

AFTER DARK: A LIGHTER SIDE OF SCIENCE

Friday 7 May 2021 
7pm - 9pm

Uncover some wonderfully wacky and weird science. Stimulate the senses with sweet science, learn about the stranger side of science and listen to some cool tunes. Just BYO sense of humour for scientifically proven FUN!

Suitable for all ages. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Limited tickets available.

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BIRD WALK WITH QUEENSLAND CHIEF SCIENTIST 

Friday 7 May 2021
6.30am - 7.30am 

Join the Queensland Chief Scientist Professor Hugh Possingham on a guided tour of Anderson Gardens.

Professor Possingham will help you spot the native birds who call this place home.

Learn about what species live here, how they nest, breed and persist in the native bush.

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CITY OF SCIENCE: TOWNSVILLE 

Saturday 8 May 2021
9.30am - 4pm
 

On Saturday 8 May the museum will turn into a science playground thanks to World Science Festival Queensland.

Come along for immersive, family-friendly events for everyone in the community to enjoy. Take part in a range of activities that explore everything from new technology to environmental conservation, as you discover the wonder and excitement of science.

This is a free event however online bookings are essential. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, spaces are limited and entry spread across three sessions.

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FLYING DRONE WORKSHOP

Saturday 8 May 2021
10am, 12.15pm, 2.30pm 

Come on a exciting and all immersive STEM workshop to learn how drones are used in real world search and rescue missions.

In this guided session you will learn all about the the basics of coding, explore the fascinating concepts that underpin the physics of flight and have a go at the art of drone flying!

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