SCHOOL ROADSHOWS – FREE VISITS to Primary & Secondary classes!

The Young Tassie Scientists Roadshows will once again be visiting schools all over Tasmania during August in celebration of National Science Week. Prepare to be amazed and inspired as they share their stories about what they do and why they do it!

Southern Tasmania:

1 – 9 August 2017

North West Tasmania

1 – 4 August 2017

West Coast Tasmania

23 – 25 August 2017

Northern Tasmania & East Coast

28 – 31 August 2017

COMMUNITY EVENTS – Invite us to your Science Festival or Event!

The Young Tassie Scientists will also be appearing at numerous community science fairs and other National Science Week events. Come along and find out what real scientists do, meet some of the amazing young people working in science in Tasmania right now and find out about their research!

Interested in having the Young Tassie Scientists at your event? We can provide short engaging talks or hands-on science stalls with activities for all ages.


YTS at TAStroFest in Ulverstone

Huge Astronomy and Aurora Photography Festival – for schools and for the public – includes FREE live science shows with real life scientists, exhibitions, Virtual Reality, ROCKETRY workshops and a PLANETARIUM! Come ask the Young Tassie Scientists all your science questions!

3 – 5 August 2017

Ulverstone Schweppes Stadium,
Flora St, West Ulverstone

YTS at the Festival of Bright Ideas in Hobart

Celebrate Science Week in Tasmania at the Festival of Bright Ideas! Come mingle with scientists and science communicators with a diverse program of hands-on activities, science entertainment, and celebrity speakers. Come see some real-life science with the Young Tassie Scientists!

Friday 11 August 2017 (Schools day – fully booked)
Saturday 12 August 2017
 (Public day – all welcome!); 9:00am – 4:00pm

Princes Wharf 1,
Castray Esplanade, Hobart

YTS at Derwent Valley Science Expo

Local schools are bringing their science into New Norfolk! This afternoon will include science and engineering activities, local industry and of course, some great presentations and fun science activities with the Young Tassie Scientists!

Wednesday 16 August 2017, 1-6pm 

New Norfolk High School
101 Blair St, New Norfolk

YTS at George Town Bigger Science Expo

Bringing together students, parents, schools and the broader community with sustainability experts, industry and scientists for science related activities. This is a community driven event, in collaboration with council, major and local industry, community organisations and the University of Tasmania – all committed to the future of Beaconsfield and George Town children, youth and families.

Wednesday 16 August 2017

George Town Memorial Hall
82 Wilmot Rd, Huonville

YTS at Huon Valley Science Expo 

The Huon Valley knows how to Science – local schools will converge at Huonville Primary for an afternoon of Science, Engineering & Robotics! See local student’s Science Invetigatios on display, watch student’s robots competing, try your hand at some engineering, and of course, see interactive presentations from the Young Tassie Scientists – with bonus fun hands-on science activities too!

Thursday 17 August 2017, 1-6pm 

Huonville Primary School
82 Wilmot Rd, Huonville

YTS at RoboCup Junior Tasmanian Finals

Primary & secondary students across Tasmania design, build & program robots to compete in one of three categories – Rescue, Dance and Soccer. Open for spectators – come see robots in action! Young Tassie Scientists will be judging the various competitions, and are available to answer all your science questions!

Saturday 19 August 2017, 10am-4pm

University of Tasmania,
Newnham campus