22 - 30 October St Leonards NSW Australia
Next school holidays- prepare your child for the future with our unique STEAM program for kids in Sydney!Designed for kids ages 5 to 12- our program teaches students essential tools for the future which they are unlikely to learn at school. Our interdisciplinary approach to learning combined with project-based- hands-on learning experiences helps kids gain knowledge and competency in hard and soft skills they need to pursue careers in science- technology- engineering- arts and mathematics.Kids will also hone their skills in creative thinking- problem-solving- collaboration and critical thinking. Our program also harnesses children's creativity to complete awesome projects in coding- robotics- 3D printing- animation- design and media.&nbsp;Our Program StructureWhen your child first comes in- we'll go on a journey through a series of introductory lessons. After the first few sessions- your child will create a 'playlist' of activities planned out for a couple of weeks. Each week- we'll work through the playlist to learn new skills with a TinkerTank mentor.Being a member gives your child access to classes- mentors and our upcoming learning platform.For more information- check out our website.
30 October Sydney NSW Australia
The science and economics tells us sustainable energy alternatives make sense. So- what's the missing link in the path to a clean and prosperous future? Hear from leading scientists- a City of Sydney Councillor and the NSW Minister for Energy and Environment.Targets- safeguards and the future: these concepts feel abstract and far away. But the reality is- we have the technology solutions at hand- to drive the direction of where we're heading.We know&nbsp;why&nbsp;we need a sustainable future- and this discussion brings together a spectrum of perspectives- to show&nbsp;how&nbsp;this is achievable.Matt Kean&nbsp;MP- NSW Minister for Energy and Environment- offers perspective into the economic impacts and benefits of investing in alternative energy sources.&nbsp;Professor&nbsp;Anita Ho-Baillie- John Hooke Chair of Nanoscience and a world leader in&nbsp;perovskite solar energy cells- shares insights into solar photovoltaic research and its potential to produce cost-effective ways of energy generation. The research that Professor Ho-Baillie is leading at the University was also&nbsp;awarded 2.5 million federal fundingProfessor&nbsp;Thomas Maschmeyer&nbsp;presents&nbsp;a case study on&nbsp;gelated zinc bromide batteries. An Australian breakthrough- this technology is scalable- affordable and safe.Linda Scott- President of Local Government NSW (LGNSW) and City of Sydney Councillor- will talk about&nbsp;sustainability at a local level and community engagement.Dr&nbsp;Tanya Fiedler&nbsp;from the University of Sydney Business School moderates this discussion. Dr Fiedler played a key role in the development of the University's&nbsp;Sustainability Strategy.Booking available here.
31 - 30 October Sydney NSW Australia
Spend a unique and memorable Saturday afternoon in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney unravelling the mysteries of perfume while exploring the most fragrant plants found in the Garden.Join perfume consultant Catherine du Peloux Menage- who will discuss the sense of smell- the science of scent- the history of perfume- and the creation of some of the most famous perfumes ever produced. Catherine has developed a practice as a scent stylist- speaker- and writer on perfume and the sense of smell- speaking on everything from the history of perfume to historical scents and stinks in the works of Jane Austen and Charles Dickens.The talk will be complemented by a walk through the Garden with our expert guides exploring the natural scents of the Garden- learning how plants use scents to attract pollinators and examining famous scents in the Garden including peppermint- lemon myrtle- lavender- patchouli- and more.This is the second annual Perfume Walk following last year's sold-out event. Book now to avoid disappointment!Includes afternoon tea.&nbsp
29 October - 08 November Sydney NSW Australia
Out Of This World&nbsp;presented by Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA) is a thought-provoking online program running from Thursday 29 October - Sunday 8 November 2020 with films being screened on demand that will engage audiences in connective- participative and surprising ways.&nbsp;EFFA is taking a close look at the interactions between science- technology- philosophy and art- and aims to facilitate conversations that make the familiar unfamiliar - or strangely familiar and familiarly strange.Out Of This World&nbsp;will provide a social space to develop ideas- imagine the future- and rethink our relationship with ecology- science- fiction- science fiction- film- and more broadly- the Earth.This series of events&nbsp;kicks off with a keynote address from&nbsp;Dr Lewis Dartnall&nbsp;and the screening of&nbsp;Poissonsexe&nbsp;(Fishlove) by Olivier Babinet&nbsp;on Thursday 29 October at 7pm.Followed by seven feature films including the Australian premiere of&nbsp;Echoes of the Invisible&nbsp;screened on-demand and covering topics like the meat of the future- eight men and women sealed in an airtight terrarium in the Arizona desert- an adventurous quest that illustrates the issues of the modern world through the eyes of a child and many more!There are also panel discussions- masterclasses- a cooking workshop-&nbsp;mini-lectures&nbsp;and&nbsp;free&nbsp;kids activities.For more information and to buy tickets please visit&nbsp;www.effa.org.au
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