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Category: Lifelong Learning

Alight at night: Why office buildings keep their lights on at night

  In a day and age when saving energy is of high importance, there must be a valuable explanation for why office buildings keep their lights on at night.

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 16 Feb 2012

What's in the Box - Are you ready for 2012?

With 300 boxes booked already, 2012 is shaping up to be a very busy year.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 13 Feb 2012

Liquid gold: save urine, save the planet?

Ancient cultures, from Greece to Asia, have used urine as a fertiliser to provide nutrients to their crops. Is recycling our urine a radical solution to global food security and saving our waterways?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 01 Feb 2012

Video Conferencing - What's new for 2012?

We're having a great time delivering video conferences to schools. 2012 will be our biggest year with 130 events for 10,000 students.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 16 Jan 2012

2012 update

The Museum 2 You display is rapidly coming together and we look forward to seeing the display in regional NSW by May this year.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 04 Jan 2012

What's in the Box - 2011 wrap up

2011 has been a great year for Museum in a Box®. Over 550 boxes were sent out to schools and community groups across NSW and beyond.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 30 Dec 2011

Wave Energy Technology: Greek sea goddess CETO to the rescue

Named after a Greek sea goddess, CETO is a wave energy technology that converts ocean swells into zero-emission electricity and zero-emission desalinated freshwater.

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 29 Dec 2011

Geosequestration: Sweeping CO2 under the rug?

Is pumping carbon dioxide into the ground a novel solution to reducing greenhouse gases leading to climate change or is it just sweeping the problem under the rug?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Dec 2011

Toad Busting: The battle against cane toad invasion

The battle continues with the cane toads that will soon be reaching the Bungle Bungle range in the World Heritage Listed Purnululu National Park in Western Australia.

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 23 Nov 2011

Solar Power...but not as you know it

Solar power delivered from space! Science fact or science fiction? 

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 18 Nov 2011