National Science Week 2016

When: 13th – 21st August 2016

National Science Week 2016 is a really fun, creative and educational week where our schools and children can get involved in the amazing world of science.

Contrary to thought, you are never too young to learn about science. Whether it is biology, chemistry or physics we are exposed to all forms of science from a young age but are not always aware of it.

Science week is a time where we can introduce children to the basic principles behind everyday science, such as growing plants, learning about gravity or learning about body parts.

In light of this awesome event, we have put together some science events in Adelaide, with an awesome article of activities that you can try at home with your children, coming soon!

Science Week Events in Adelaide

(for children)


You’re never too young to get to know the Museum! In National Science Week, we’re inviting children aged 3 – 5 to come and explore what science is and why it’s so important. Discover why we have museums and how museums choose what goes in the galleries!

When: Monday, August 8 2016 till Friday, August 19 2016. 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: South Australian Museum
North Terrace, Adelaide, SA, 5000
Topic: Environment and nature, Space and astronomy, Innovation and technology
Cost: Free
Social Media: Facebook


Every great story has a hero. In “Professor Flint’s A Brief History of Life, the Universe, and Everything”, life itself, and it’s awesome ability to adapt and survive, is the hero. Join us, on this delightful family musical adventure and discover where you fit in to this extraordinary story.

When: Saturday, August 13 2016. 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: Marion Cultural Centre
287 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park, SA, 5046
Topic: Environment and nature
Cost: All tickets $8
Bookings: 08 8375 6855
Social Media: Facebook


Come meet your brain! Children will explore how the brain and nervous system work in a fun and hands-on way by participating in a series of interactive neuroscience exhibits created by faculty and students at the University of Adelaide. Bookings essential via link.

When: Sunday, August 21 2016. 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: University of Adelaide Medical School
Frome Road, Adelaide, SA, 5005
Topic: Human body and movement, Health and medical
Cost: Free
Bookings: Website
Social Media: Facebook

Activities to do at home - Article coming soon!