National Science Week 11 - 19 August

11 Aug 2018

Become a citizen scientist this National Science Week and take a virtual dive to help monitor and manage the Great Barrier Reef, discover events and activities near you, or check out our STEM collections and eResources available 24/7.

National Science Week is a truly national community festival with events, activities and experiences happening all around the country from  Saturday 11th - Sunday 19th August. This Science Week showcases events and museums around the country so why not pop-in to Newcastle Museum and check out their hands-on science centre Supernova

Newcastle Region Library also has some new interactive science resources: The Spark! Discovery Box collection is a special science initiative presented by the library with the Children's Discovery Museum to promote science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) among youngsters. The collection consists of boxes with different scientific themes - including astronomy, microscopy and rocks and minerals - and scientific instruments and activity booklets for children aged eight and above. They are available for loan from the Wallsend and New Lambton Branches, the boxes reveal preserved bugs, frogs and other curiosities to be viewed through accompanying microscopes.
 
We also have Science & Technology online resources including the newly acquired Interactive: Science, which features high-quality digital content of the most studied science subjects and includes interactive 3D models. Log in using your library barcode number.