Sundowner sparks conversations in STEM

Scientists from all over our region and beyond recently came blazing a trail to Geraldton – to talk about everything Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The Mid West Science Engagement Group – “Scinapse” – held a very inspiring sundowner event at the Museum of Geraldton to further advance STEM within the local community. The … Read more

Geraldton Secondary Students Bring Home Gold

A team of Year 10 Geraldton Senior College students recently travelled to Perth to compete in the First Lego League Challenge; a global science and technology competition taking place in 80 countries. The Geraldton Team came home with first place awards for Robot Performance and Programming in the Senior Division along with an invitation to … Read more

Science Games & Goo Galore for Fun Day!

Scinapse was very happy to have a science stall at the environmentally friendly, NACC Family Fun Day on the weekend. The event had everything, including; education sessions, bouncy castles, face painting, activities, Greenough Wildlife Park animals, NACC Coastal Community Trailer and great food! The 7th of October not only marked a day for family fun … Read more

Treasure Hunters Win Big

Individuals and families from all over Geraldton took part in this year’s Goodness Festival Treasure Hunt 2017 in a bid to share the goodness within the community and win some awesome prizes. Some of the prizes on offer included: • $1000 in cash • $500 in Vouchers and Prizes • 5 Tickets to Scitech • … Read more

Bunjil Rocks BioBlitz – A weekend of flora, fauna and fun!

The following article was taken from the NACC website.  The weather may have been wet and windy, but that didn’t stop everyone having fun and learning more about the rich biodiversity and conservation value of Bunjil Rocks during last weekend’s BioBlitz. Over the long weekend, the Northern Agricultural Catchments Council (NACC) joined up with partners … Read more

Explore the Secret Spaces of Our City

Many awesome science events flowed through Geraldton during National Science Week this August as the annual Goodness Festival 2017 took full swing. A variety of tours, workshops, lectures, exhibitions, open days and more, made this year’s Goodness Festival a real success, with thousands getting involved. Among these events were a number of tours of the … Read more

Science Sweeps Through Geraldton

The Festival dedicated to science, sustainability and innovation came sweeping through the region during National Science Week this August. The Goodness Festival saw many awesome science events take place in and around Geraldton. From permaculture tours to Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) tours, gardening workshops to comedy improv jams, and Astrophotography to an ‘Inspiring Women in … Read more

Top Virtual Reality Experiences

1. Google Earth Explore the Earth with 360 images and videos, close up and afar with Google Earth. Jump onto the International Space Station for a zero gravity tour and exploration, then have a go at the landing of the moon and then explore Mars or any other part of the solar system and the … Read more

The Virtual Reality Revolution

Ever since the 90’s when home computers became a common household item and we started to explore all the possibilities, virtual reality (VR) was always the dream – to be transported to another reality and have a believable, fully immersive experience. As time marched on and technology advanced, the graphics and sounds became more stunning … Read more