Month: March 2017

Science education more important than ever

At the World Science Festival in Brisbane, robots, rockets and bubbles introduced science to the young and the young at heart, in a free for all. Reece D’Alessandro reports.

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Sound science takes the stage at the World Science Festival

Proving science doesn’t just happen in laboratories, the One Hundred Ways to Listen project at the World Science Festival challenged Brisbane to rethink science. Jessica McGrath reports.

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Young scientists get on board at the World Science Festival

Some kids live and breath science. But for others it’s clouded by complex words and confusing equations. The World Science Festival is taking young children back to basics, in hope they will see the light. Annie Pullar reports.

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Colouring calms the mind at the World Science Festival

In this hectic life today, juggling work, family and fun. But somewhere along the line humans need to find an effective way to unwind. A workshop at the World Science Festival may have an unusual solution. Maudy Veltema reports.

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Taxidermists display their skills at the World Science Festival

Have you dreamt of a career working with animals? Why not consider the centuries old art of taxidermy. The Queensland Museum is teaching people all about this quirky trade. Elisabeth Moss reports.

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Reality and the virtual world become one at World Science Festival

Have you ever wanted to be in a hologram seemingly floating in mid-air? Well at the World Science Festival in Brisbane you can do just that. At special workshops you can transfer your own image to look just like a

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Turtle hatchlings win hearts at World Science Festival

People who visit the World Science Festival in Brisbane are able to witness one of nature’s most spectacular feats the birth of tiny loggerhead turtles at a controlled environment hatchery. Kurravi Piggott reports.

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Scientists map human impact on our oceans

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is currently under attack from a new coral bleaching event. With the World Science Festival happening in Brisbane an international research team is there as well preparing to sail north and study the extent of the

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