National Science Week Queensland
15-23 August 2020

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology and thousands of individuals – from students, to scientists to chefs and musicians – get involved, taking part in science events across the nation.

This year, National Science Week Queensland will host a free digitally-led program aimed at enquiring minds of all ages from students and teachers to families and other curious adults.

The engaging, educational and fun program of events and activities includes a series of virtual panel discussions designed to inspire an interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) learning, action and conversations.

FUTURE EARTH
Live Stream Events

THE DISCOVERY HUB

Future
Earth

Join Future Earth’s dynamic and interactive webinars, podcasts and competitions to explore how far science has taken humanity, what lies ahead and how we can collectively achieve a brilliantly bright and sustainable future through science.

Community Science

Exclusive on-location interviews with our Citizen Science Reporter will introduce you to a host of local sustainability superheroes. Discover what you can do in your very own community to make a difference to Future Earth.

Learning
Lab

Ever wondered where the water you drink comes from? How solar panels work, or watched a robot make art?

Cool videos, competitions, online science classes and virtual tours have the answers.

Learn, interact, and play throughout National Science Week Queensland with Learning Lab.

NSWk
Giveaway

Sign up to hear more about National Science Week Queensland and go into the draw to WIN a $150 Queensland Museum Gift Voucher & Scholarship to the World of Drones and Robotics Congress 2020.

THE LEADERSHIP FILM
SPECIAL SCREENING AND Q&A

Join us after the film, as a panel of scientists discuss their voyage and careers with moderator Lee Constable. Lee is a science communicator, TV presenter and author who participated in the 2018 voyage.

Q&A with
STEM Experts

Experts from all the STEM fields answer year 10 students’ burning questions about science, technology, engineering and maths based careers.

From robotics, augmented reality, and blockchain technology to healthy waterways, aboriginal bush medicine, and bioengineering approaches to heart health – students probe the serious and light-hearted side of more than 15 experts.