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How To Make The Perfect Cocktail at Science Space Wollongong

Posted on October 29, 2019 by Johanna Howes

The quest for the perfect cocktail. It sounds like something out of a fantasy movie but it’s consumed bartenders and molecular gastronomists for decades. How do you craft the right balance of bitter to sweet? Do you add salt or sugar? Lemon or lime?

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How To Build Your Own Ecosystem – Backyard Science at Science Space Wollongong

Posted on September 26, 2019 by Meg Gibson

As we move towards a more sustainable future, backyard science has become more than mini beasts and botany. We are seeing increasing sustainable and solar-powered science in our own backyards (yay!). Things like worm farms, solar panels and water-conserving gardening systems are great ways to teach your children about science while helping sustain our environment.

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Let’s talk about: Oxygen at Science Space Wollongong

Posted on August 19, 2019 by Johanna Howes

We’ve been a bit busy here at Science Space Wollongong over the last few months. We’ve celebrated our 30th Birthday, smashed our BIGGEST school holiday period EVER and only now are we feeling like we can stop and take a deep breath; a deep breath of our Oxygenated atmosphere.

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Science Space chosen as one the of the best fun kids venues by Parents Guide Illawarra!

Posted on August 5, 2019 by Meg Gibson

Exciting news! Science Space was recently chosen as one of the best fun kids venues by Parents Guide Illawarra!

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Science Space Birthday Celebration a Success

Posted on July 30, 2019 by Meg Gibson

On Friday night, UOW’s Science Space celebrated its 30th birthday as an organisation. With a number of distinguished guests including Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery, Paul Scully MP, Fiona Phillips MP and Sharon Bird MP in attendance the event celebrated Science Space’s history with flair.

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Science Space Wollongong Turns 30!

Posted on July 17, 2019 by Meg Gibson

Since opening in 1989 – Science Space has welcomed over 1.3 million visitors through their doors. Of that, they have seen well over 300,000 school group students, from over 100 different schools each year.

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Let’s talk about: Arsenic at Science Space Wollongong

Posted on June 25, 2019 by Johanna Howes

It only takes one person to mention our element of the month at Science Space Wollongong to conjure imaginative stories of political intrigue, plotting and murder. Arsenic has been associated with deadly poisons since ancient times.

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Sustainability at Science Space Wollongong

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Meg Gibson

At Science Space Wollongong we view sustainability across three dimensions: economy, society and the environment. It is defined as; avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance; “the pursuit of global environmental sustainability.” 

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Let’s talk about: Neon at Science Space Wollongong

Posted on May 27, 2019 by Johanna Howes

Before the end of this year, we asked our staff at Science Space Wollongong which 12 elements we should focus on for the International Year of the Periodic Table and boy did they deliver this month. We’re looking at the universe’s most nonreactive element; Neon.

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Let’s talk about: Hydrogen at Science Space Wollongong

Posted on April 23, 2019 by Johanna Howes

Our next element featured as part of the International Year of the Periodic Table is the bold and beautiful… Hydrogen. This year at Science Space Wollongong, for the month of May, we’re going back to the very beginning; element number one.

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