2019 Calendar of Events

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Date 

Event 

Location  

Audience

Activity 

March

    
7 Woo, NEW and You!

Eddie Woo Masterclass
Callaghan


Callaghan
Years 6-8


Teachers

Australian mathematician, maths teacher and awarded Australia’s 2018 Local Hero Award, Eddie Woo engaged and enthused 800+ students, and 80 teachers to make mathematics memorable, at UoN

May

    

20 - 24

Build ME a Future Days

Callaghan

Years 7-8

Students engage with hands-on Science and Engineering activities and problem solving, learn from industry and UoN personnel about where STEM can lead you and how UoN can help you get there

June

    
5 - 30  Brain @ Watt Space Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle Community/All ages An interactive and dynamic exhibition exploring the amazing brain. Showcasing some of the University's research, giving the public a glimpse of how we look at the brain, why we look at the brain and what we find

18

Children’s University On-campus Experience

Taree Campus

Years 3-6

Interactive presentations and activities

21, 24 - 28  ExperimentFest Callaghan Years 11-12 3 hour Biology, Chemistry and Physics experiment sessions designed to support HSC exam preparation
21

Children’s University On-campus Experience

Muswellbrook Campus

Years 3-6

Interactive presentations and activities

25, 27

Children’s University On-campus Experience

Ourimbah

Years 3-6

Interactive presentations and activities

July

    
1 - 5  ExperimentFest Ourimbah Years 11-12 3 hour Biology, Chemistry and Physics experiment sessions designed to support HSC exam preparation 

3

Schools Visit Day

Callaghan

Years 10-11

Interactive presentations and activities

2, 4, 5

Children’s University On-campus Experience

Callaghan

Years 3-6

Interactive presentations and activities

26 Jul – 2 Aug

Science & Engineering Challenge

Callaghan

Years 9-10

Students engage with hands-on activities and problem solving (building a bridge, stablising a rover, optimisation and network design, etc) and develop their understanding of STEM

August

    

3

Open Day

Central Coast

Community/all ages

Hands-on interactive

15

Pop-Up

Port Macquarie

Community/all ages

Hands-on interactive

17

Science in Practice - Developing our World (National Science Week)

Callaghan

Community/all ages

Hands-on interactive science, build your own mini electric vehicle and 6 minute Professor talks

27 - 29

Science & Engineering Challenge State finals

Callaghan

(The Forum)

Years 9-10

Students engage with hands-on activities and problem solving (building a bridge, stablising a rover, optimisation and network design, etc) and develop their understanding of STEM

31

Open Day

Callaghan/NeW Space

Community/all ages

Hands-on interactive

September

    
11 Woo v Spencer: Endgame Callaghan Years 3-7, 8-12 and Community

Celebrity mathematicians Adam Spencer and Eddie Woo headline this event – making mathematics appealing and accessible

November

    

27

Hunter Valley Electric Vehicle Festival

Cameron Park Race Track

Years 5-8 and 9-10 Hands-on interactive
28  Schools Visit Day Central Coast Years 10-11

30 minute presentations/interactive

15 Nov – 22 Dec

Faculty Year 11 Excellence Awards

Hunter, Central Coast and surrounding schools

Year 11 Secondary school and other attending VIPs

Enquiries

For Faculty of Science Community Outreach and Engagement enquiries email FSCI-Community-Outreach@newcastle.edu.au