Geoscience Australia Open Day – Sunday 24 August 2014

GAEducation 14 July 2014

Geoscience Australia will be hosting its 2014 annual Open Day on Sunday 24 August, offering a range of science talks, tours and activities for all ages throughout the day. This National Science Week feature event highlights Geoscience Australia’s broad range of work.

See the robot which helps make your GPS more accurate, find out how earthquakes are detected, pan for gold, make your own sediment column, check out Australia in 3D, or become a seafloor detective. Spot the roving Earth dinosaur or have a chat with a real geoscientist.

Hear Local Radio station 666 ABC Canberra broadcast live as part of this year’s Open Day from 10am.

When: Sunday 24 August 2014, 10am – 3pm
Where: Geoscience Australia, Cnr Hindmarsh Dr and Jerrabomberra Ave, Symonston ACT
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