I have added a gallery of some the pictures I took while I was at Science Alive from Thursday to Sunday at the Wayville Showgrounds. Thursday was setup day for the 3 day event with Friday set a side for the high school children. I was a part for the Electronics and Communication, and Hackerspace stalls.
It was a great event and ran rather smoothly, we had a lot more interest in the Amateur Radio side of things this year compared to last year. and the Reprap 3D printers of hackerspace were a hoot with the public aswell.
This is a quick video of an AR Drone that one of the people part of our stalls bought in.
Today was the first day of the 3 day Science Alive event at the Wayville show grounds. I was helping out on the ‘Radio and Electronics’ booth with Paul H, Paul S,(Amateur Radio Operators) and Robyn, and Jonathan from Hackerspace. It was a rather noisy day as it was school’s day, but… I was able to get a little coding down on my Arduino weather station and thanks to Jonathan for his help on couple my problems in my code. After the event finished at 1500 hours Paul S and I went over to pick up a Codan manpack to go on display at Saturday and Sunday at Science Alive. Overall it was a great day and I enjoyed the day
Science Alive! is Australia’s largest community science expo with over 50 interactive science booths, spectacular chemistry science shows, native animal shows, magic shows, robots, circus workshops, sports science activities, giant Star domes, electric vehicles, bugs n slugs, gene technology and dozens of different hands-on activities to engage all ages.
What: Science Alive – 2011
Where: Goyder Pavillion, Wayville Showgrounds
When: Friday 5th – Sunday 7th August
‘Radio and Electronics’ booth at the Science Alive 2011
For more information please refer to the Amateur Radio at Science Alive 2011 wiki page by Paul.