Monthly Archives: August 2012

It’s Taxon Time

The “Zoo Animals” went into the tin with the blue lid, while my “Farm Animals” went in the tin with the green lid. The animal kingdom, as I knew it, lived under my bed in Streets ice-cream tins. All were classified, … Continue reading

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What’s On at the Museum during Science Week?

 National Science Week runs from 11th – 19th August.  There are a rich variety of activities happening around the state that showcase the wonderful world of science. Details can be found from this link. Queensland Museum has a full program … Continue reading

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“Going Places” – Physics on show at QM Sciencentre

A new exhibition has arrived called “Going Places” at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. This interactive exhibition is all about travel on the sea, in the air and over the land.  It is also a fantastic hands on demonstration of the science of physics … Continue reading

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Science Principles in Traditional Aboriginal Australia

During traditional times, Aboriginal people showed an ingenious mastery of physics to create hunting equipment and labour-saving tools.  They demonstrated knowledge of chemistry, held a deep understanding of biology through powerful observation and using all the senses to predict and … Continue reading

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