Learn

There are a number of ways to learn about science here at the Science Centre and Planetarium, offering an insightful and educational experience for all ages. 

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Interactive Exhibits

Our exhibit gallery consists of over 100 hands-on exhibits which demonstrate science, engineering and technology in action. 

     
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Science Shows

Live science shows provide an interactive and fun way to explain some common concepts of science. From Bubbles and Balloons to Liquid Nitrogen, our team offer up to 9 unique and interactive science shows held in the Illawarra Coal Science Theatre. Science shows run on weekends, school holidays and during the week as requested by schools.

     
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Planetarium Shows

Our planetarium shows take places within the BlueScope planetarium. All shows are preceded by a live night sky presentation through the planetarium's Zeiss star projector, and followed by a near full-dome immersive show. Planetarium shows run on weekends, and during the week as requested by booked groups. 

   

 

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School Excursions

An educational excursion to the Science Centre and Planetarium allows school groups the opportunity to participate in a wide range of programs and gain a greater knowledge and understanding of science, engineering and technology. 

     
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Outreach

We can bring science straight to your school through our outreach program StarTrails. Our team can provide all of our science shows, including our new 3D Printing & Design show, and even let students explore the stars through our mobile planetarium.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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Phone: (02) 4286 5000
Fax: (02) 4283 6665

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