Get excited as YSA has a massive helping of stuff for you to get involved with and lend a hand.  Volunteering is a fantastic way to build your experience, give back, get others excited about science and have fun.

Castle Hill Science Circus: Possible or Not Experiments

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Come join our science sideshow and help delight the public at Castle Towers as they discover what is possible and what is not.  We lined up a bunch of awesome experiments, including some new ones which are guaranteed to keep you entertained.  Come help operate some air cannons and find out what a Cartesian diver is.  You won’t be disappointed!  All welcome.

Location: Castle Towers

Dates: Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th of August

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Science in the Swamp: Chemistry and Physics Demonstrations

SciSwamp Pic_by T.Y.Lin

If you love chemistry and physics this is for you.  Along with the chemistry and physics departments of UNSW who are bringing along some awesome solar scopes and cannons, we will be conducting the very exciting sherbet and slime.  You will have the opportunity to engage hundreds of stall attendees throughout the day.

Location: Centennial Parklands

Date: 15th August

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Australian Museum Science Festival: Puzzle demonstrations

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The Australian Museum puts no limits on science with 4 jam packed days of scientific action.  During the week we’ll entertain primary students with puzzles and paper fun and then on the weekend take YSA to the world (well maybe just the public).  This is a prestigious event and a fantastic opportunity to see what the other big players in scientific communication are up to.  Come and help us out for half a day.

Location: Australian Museum

Dates: Tuesday 11th of August, Wednesday 12th of August, Thursday 13th of August and Saturday 15th of August

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Build a Robot’s Obstacle Course: Design Challenge

ANMM survival by T.Y.Lin

Join the team to help put an obstacle course together to challenge and underwater robot.  No experience is required as the course may be as complicated and challenging or simple and efficient as the team decides.  Your obstacle course will help the public understand the challenges of operating in and navigating an underwater environment.  If you’re lucky, you might even get to touch the robot!

Location: Australian National Maritime Museum

Dates: Tuesday 18th August to Sunday 23rd August with specific dates and times TBA

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Build and Operate an Underwater Robot

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If you’re technology minded this is for you!  A Google representative will be leading the project of building a working underwater robot with a camera.  The objective is to use it to communicate with and support a person living in an underwater habitat so it’s super important.  Applications are competitive so get yours in ASAP.

Location: Australian National Maritime Museum

Dates: 18th, 20th and 23rd of August

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