June 3, 2020

The National Science Week Community Grants Committee is excited to announce the recipients of funding for a 2020 National Science Week event in South Australia. There was an incredible response to the call for applications, and the committee thanks all applicants for their time and efforts in developing some innovative and creative events that could be held online or in socially-distant ways for Science Week 2020.

The successful grant-funded projects for National Science Week 2020 are:

The Scientific Bubble Show Bright Spark Entertainment
Eww! What’s that Slime? Animate Your Science
Roxby Virtual Mad Scientists Roxby Downs Community Board
Call of the Blobfish Kids Story Room
Kids Navigate Neuroscience: at home Adelaide Medical School
French Scientific Exploration in Australia Danielle Clode
George the Farmer Goes Down Under George the Farmer
The Science and Citizens of the Coorong Natural Resources Murray Darling
SAM Collection Stories SA Museum
Public Engagement in Science & Technology Adel University of Adelaide
Herding Caterpillars Butterfly Conservation
Minecraft LIGO University of Adelaide
Celebrating Marine Environments Onkaparinga Libraries
iBandi Training for Citizen Scientists University of Adelaide
Great SA Fossil Debate Heaps Good Productions
Weird & Wonderful Marine Life of Great Southern Reef Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries
From Carrots to Bamboo & Food for Animals Zoos SA


Stay tuned for an online brochure outlining the South Australian National Science Week events, and if you are organising an event, don’t forget to register it on the new National Science Week website!

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