Science in ACTion 2016

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) will be taking part in Science in ACTion as part of the ACT’s National Science Week activities on Friday and Saturday 12 – 13 August.

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology and thousands of individuals – from students, to scientists to chefs and musicians get involved, taking part in more than 1000 science events across the nation.

NYSF Alumni entertain event goers at National Science Week 2015

NYSF Alumni entertain event goers at National Science Week 2015

The NYSF will host a stall, with an opportunity for event goers to meet our alumni, participate in an interactive display and play dress-ups at the NYSF Photobooth across the two-day event at the Old Bus Depot in Kingston, ACT. Last year saw over 5,000 visitors across the two days.

Dress-up at the NYSF Photobooth

Dress-up at the NYSF Photobooth

Friday is Schools Day designed for Year five to Year 12 students and showcases STEM careers and pathways on offer in the Canberra region. Bookings are essential for this event. Saturday is open to the general public.

NYSF Chief Executive Officer Damien Pearce said, “The NYSF has participated in the past two Science in ACTion events and we are looking forward to participating again with assistance from NYSF alumni, who are always great ambassadors for our program.”

For more information about National Science Week, visit the website.

To register your school for the schools day event, please contact rebecca.kaye@agriculture.gov.au