National Science Week 2024

Species Survival – More Than Just Sustainability.

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. From 10 to 18 August, we're offering a jam-packed schedule of activities, exhibitions and education programs, or scroll down to explore our selection of Museums Victoria’s science stories.



Education Programs


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Listening out for the elusive Plains-wanderer

How do you search for one of Australia's rarest birds? When it comes to the elusive, ground-dwelling Plains-wanderer, listening is key.



Mysteries of the Bogong Moth

How much do you know about the Bogong Moth? They may not be much to look at, but these little moths have a fascinating story that begins with a mammoth migration across eastern Australia.


Can we save endangered animals by freezing live DNA?

Could freezing live DNA be the key to stopping extinction of Australia's native endangered species?


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