Scienceworks at Home

A girl wearing a red pinafore with hair blowing back

Kids and families

School holiday activities
Steam Locomotive and Tender Model - 'Rocket', 0-2-2 Type, Robert Stephenson & Co., Newcastle, England, 1829.
The Fact Detectives

Science stories

A group of young men in an alleyway holding a satellite.
An illustrated dragon's head seen from two angles.
A woman sketches a plant cutting while sitting on a grass tree.
two rock fragments

Things you shouldn't put in a microwave

We've done it so you don't have to - seriously, don't try this at home...

Journey to Pluto

An evening with Alice Bowman, NASA New Horizons Mission Operations Manager...

Virtual tours

Melbourne and Hobsons Bay United locomotive no. 20, South Yarra Station, circa 1874

Education resources


A girl posing amongst illustrations of spaceships and stars.

Even more to do

Dinosaur skull cast
Red vinyl suitcase
mounted bird specimens

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