Family Science Day

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Western Sydney University Parramatta City Campus
169 Macquarie Street, Parramatta
Free Event

Family Science Day

The Sydney Science Festival 2022 theme ‘Revival’ brings attention to sustainability, environmental rejuvenation and recovery.
 
Family Science Day is presented by Powerhouse, the City of Parramatta and Western Sydney University as part of Sydney Science Festival.

Inside venue (Western Sydney University)

*Indoor events are currently sold out. Outdoor events in Parramatta Square (see below) will be available for those registered - register here.

WSU LEVEL 4
ROOM 1
10 am – 4 pm    ArtBomb (Drop in)

ROOM 2
12.30 – 1 pm    Speed Meet a Scientist
1.30 – 2 pm    Speed Meet a Scientist
2.30 – 3 pm    Speed Meet a Scientist

ROOM 3
10 am – 4 pm    Science Reading Nook (Drop in)
10 am – 4 pm    Planting Seeds: Citizen Science (Drop in)

WSU LEVEL 9
TERRACE
10 am – 4 pm    Rocket building (Drop in)
10 am – 4 pm    Telescope viewing and planispheres (Drop in)

CONFERENCE ROOM 1
10 am – 4 pm    The MARCS Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Development (Drop-in)

CONFERENCE ROOM 2
10 am    Surfing Scientist: The Alphabet of the Universe (Talk, 30 mins)
11 am    Surfing Scientist: Food 101 (Talk, 30 mins)
12 pm    Surfing Scientist: James Webb Telescope (Talk, 30 mins)
1 pm    Surfing Scientist: The Alphabet of the Universe (Talk, 30 mins)
2 pm    Surfing Scientist: Food 101 (Talk, 30 mins)
3 pm    Surfing Scientist: James Webb Telescope (Talk, 30 mins)

CONFERENCE ROOM 3
10 am – 4 pm    3D Printing and modelling (Drop-in)
10 am – 4 pm    Sound Sandwiches (Drop-in)
10 am – 4 pm    Coding electronics with ThinkerShield (Drop-in)

CONFERENCE ROOM 4
11 am    Future Space Panel (Talk, 60 mins)
12 – 4 pm    Street Science Meet and Greet (when not on stage)

Outside venue (Parramatta Square)

Parramatta Square will offer some free activities for children to enjoy including microbat talks, a solar car and entertainment. Register your interest here

PARRAMATTA SQUARE STAGE PERFORMANCES
10 am    The Vegetable Plot (Music)
11 am    Street Science (Show)
12 pm    The Vegetable Plot (Music)
1 pm    Street Science (Show)
2 pm    Lucky Lartey’s African Drum and Dance (Music)
3 pm    Street Science (Show)
 

PARRAMATTA SQUARE
10 am – 4 pm    Planting Seeds (Drop in)
10 am – 4 pm    Sydney Bats and WIRES (Drop in)
10 am – 4 pm    The Skeptics’ Mystery Investigators (Roving)
10 am – 4 pm    Soul Street Brigade (Roving)
10 am – 4 pm    Western Sydney University Solar Car (Drop in)
10 am – 4 pm    FIZZICS (Drop in)
10 am    FIZZICS (Show)
12 pm    FIZZICS (Show)
2 pm    FIZZICS (Show)

 
Registration is not required for Parramatta Square.

Proudly supported by the NSW Government. 


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Western Sydney University Parramatta City Campus
169 Macquarie Street, Parramatta
Free Event