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National Science Week @ Beaumaris Yacht Club

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Dive into the pool of knowledge
Make a splash by learning about marine life in a series of free presentations to celebrate National Science Week. Experts will be presenting talks and activities at the Beaumaris Yacht Club, with two big weekends sandwiching fascinating weekday walks by the bay.

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Learn about the bay's marine life during National Science Week. Image: Marine Care Ricketts Point.

The festivities kick off on the morning of Saturday August 15 with four marine experts presenting talks, including a talk on the Burrunan dolphin by its discoverer, Dr Kate Charlton-Robb. The morning's talks will be followed by a foreshore and beach walk. On the Sunday, expert talks will be presented on the theme of the bay's natural history, followed by a fossil walk.

Each weekday of National Science Week will be celebrated with a different walk and talk with local experts. Each weekday event begins at 10am and takes one hour.

The second weekend of National Science Week at the Yacht Club brings more intriguing presentations on marine science. On the Saturday, four experts will discuss pollution issues and interventions in Port Phillip Bay, while the Sunday session's theme is "citizen science".

The variegated talks of National Science Week are sure to delight anyone young or old who is interested in sea life and conservation.

All sessions are free. Book via Eventbrite.
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Why? To dive into the pool of knowledge.
When: August 15 to August 23, 2015.
Where: Beaumaris Yacht Club Corner Beach Road and Haydens Road Beaumaris, VIC 3193
Cost: Free
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Sounds like an interesting and unususla thing to do.
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|6966) 1503 days ago
This national science week would be soooo cooollllll
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