National Science Week 2020

'Deep Blue' Marine STEAM Competition 

for 3-10 year olds


Dive into the deep blue and let those creative juices flow this National Science Week! Design.  Design and build a marine creature for a chance to WIN an awesome science pack.

There are three age divisions. A prize is awarded to the winner of each division. Children can enter as many times as they like. Competition closes 23rd August 2020.

Click here for full details and to enter.

Stars and Science - Lake Mac STEAM Week

NOTE: Event postponed due to COVID-19. We hope to reschedule this event for summer 2020/21.


We're partnering with Lake Macquarie City Council for their annual STEAM Week event.

From 5pm there will be FREE science workshops and activities with star gazing and science films starting as the sun goes down.

Bring your own picnic dinner, coffee, drinks and snacks available at event.

  • Curious Cubs - Pop Up Labs, sessions 5pm, 5:30pm and 6pm, limited numbers to ensure social distancing. During each session children will participate in 5 hands on science activities themed around physics, chemistry and forensic science.

  • SCINEMA 2020 International Film Festival Screening, commences at 6.45pm

  • Star Gazing with Newcastle Astronomical Society, from sun down.

All activities will be run according to COVID safe guidelines. All attendees must book via the link below. Numbers will be limited to ensure social distancing.

Date & time

Originally scheduled for Friday 14 August, this event has now been postponed due to COVID-19.


Rathmines Theatre

3 Stilling Street, Rathmines NSW 2283


Bookings essential. Click here to register.

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