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!

Applications are open until Friday 6 July 2018.

Southern Tasmania:

31 July – 9 August 2018

North West Tasmania

31 July – 3 August 2018

North & North Eastern Tasmania

20 – 24 August 2018

Other Areas

Central Tasmania & Midlands: Availability on Monday 30 July, Wednesday 1, Monday 20 and Friday 24 August.

Flinders and King Islands: Availability on 23/24 August.

Not listed? Please apply and we will be in touch to arrange a suitable date!

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!

2 – 4 August 2017

Ulverstone Schweppes Stadium,
Flora St, West Ulverstone

YTS at BeakerStreet@TMAG in Hobart

BeakerStreet@TMAG, a pop-up science bar at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, is a stunning two-night festival of science and art for adults. Stop in for fascinating talks by world-leading scientists, hands-on workshops, live music, the Antarctic bar, Tassie food and drink, and much more!

Friday 10 August 2018 (6pm-midnight)
Saturday 11 August 2018

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Dunn Place, Hobart

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 17 August 2018 (Schools day – fully booked)
Saturday 18 August 2018
 (Public day – all welcome!); 9:00am – 4:00pm

Princes Wharf 1,
Castray Esplanade, Hobart

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!

Date TBC

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 25 August 2018, 10am-4pm

University of Tasmania,
Sandy Bay campus