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Shell Questacon Science Circus

We’re the Shell Questacon Science Circus - science graduates bringing lively presentations of science to towns and schools across regional Australia while we study for a Master of Science Communication Outreach.

When we visit, we’re about four things:

  • in-school show performances
  • teacher professional development workshops
  • a travelling science centre for the community
  • Beyond School events for senior secondary students

The Science Circus is a long standing partnership between Questacon, Shell and The Australian National University. The Master of Science Communication Outreach is run by the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS) at the ANU.

On Tour

Stories from the Road

A man and woman smiling in front of a waterfall.

Finding the colour green in Australia

Driving between towns for school shows felt like a strange yet pleasant mix of Australian bush and English garden.

A man and woman standing beside one another and both wearing dark sunglasses.

Adventures, long drives and belt buckles

Queensland tour was an amazing four weeks in which I drove over 5,000km.

A man and woman both wearing white hats and wearing sunglasses.

Team Supreme do Doomadgee

Our trip to the remote gulf town of Doomadgee was packed with adventure and matching hats.

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