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The Soil Your Undies Challenge is back again in 2021 and bigger than ever! This year we want to send out 300 undies to be soiled all across Australia. Register your class now to be a part of this Australia wide citizen science project and...

Did you head outside the night of Wednesday 26 May? At about 7.15pm I wandered out to observe the magnificent super full Moon but it was hiding behind a bank of cloud. Luckily, within the next few minutes the cloud moved on and there...

World Environment Day was celebrated around the earth on Saturday 5 June 2021. Since 1974, World Environment Day has been commemorated every year on 5 June, engaging governments, businesses and citizens in an effort to address pressing environmental issues. ...

I have to confess, I’m not the biggest fan of Winter. Give me warm summer evenings and days at the beach any time! Nonetheless, I am grateful that I have a warm home to go to when it gets cold. But what about other animals?...

We are excited to announce that we have added another activity, H2Woah, to our UNE Discovery Voyager offerings for 2021! In this activity, we explore how we can adapt to a future of more intense weather events, more uncertainty in rainfall, and more prolonged droughts,...

If you have been following the adventures of George the Geologist you will know that UNE Discovery has an increasing appreciation for the rocky world around us. We’ve been hard at work putting together a brand new interactive show with George called Rocking Through Time...

I was fascinated by some amazing video footage shown on the Australian Geographic Facebook page this week – a doughboy scallop swimming in the waters of Tasmania! A ‘doughboy scallop’- yes, you read that correctly. I was so intrigued. I’d never heard of one before. I’ve...

Back in March this year, the team from Thalgarrah Environmental Education Centre visited Martins Gully Public School in Armidale to check out the school’s use of a bushy strip of land area within the school grounds that had previously been out-of-bounds for the students. ...

Throughout each term, we have several trips away from UNE where we travel to a location and visit three to four schools in and around the area in a week. These are busy weeks, with lots of driving, unpacking, packing, facilitating and interacting with many...