Sydney Science Trail

The Australian Museum and the Royal Botanic Garden are excited to announce their online program, the Sydney Science Trail, to be presented as part of National Science Week 2020. The week long program will celebrate contemporary Australian science through a wide range of activities, talks, panel conversations and shows presented by researchers, academics, scientific institutions and industry sponsors from 17 to 23 August 2020.

This year, the Australian Museum and the Royal Botanic Garden are thrilled to take the program online as a virtual experience for visitors across the state and nationwide.

Taking place within a beautifully illustrated digital trail of the Royal Botanic Garden and Australian Museum, the Sydney Science Trail will inspire users to virtually explore activities, digital exhibitions and live streamed talks and demonstrations from world-class scientists, researchers and curators. Through collaboration with partners, presenters, volunteers and visitors, the online event creates a digital platform to deliver a diverse program to increase science, technology, engineering. 

The Sydney Science Trail schools program will be delivered in partnership with the NSW Department of Education through its online platform, DART. Featuring live panels, digital shows and workshops, the program will be exploring the theme of Adaptation.

The Sydney Science Trail family program will be delivered in partnership with Inspiring Australia as an interactive online program alongside a range of fantastic local partners. 

In the next week, the Australian Museum and the Royal Botanic Garden will be seeking Expressions of Interest for digital content for the Sydney Science Trail, family program. Stay tuned for more information!

This week-long program is possible with the support of Inspiring Australia and the Australian Museum and the Royal Botanic Garden are pleased to be able to support local content creators in this time. More information to come soon! Feature image by N. Langley suplied by the Australian Museum.