Our Exhibits

Naval Group

Naval Group is Australia’s international design and build partner for the Future Submarine Program. On our stand at Science Alive! you’ll be able to meet members of our team, build your own virtual submarine, take a submarine selfie and explore the exciting careers available with Naval Group Australia.

To find out more about the Naval Group, visit their website.

Scientific Expedition Group

At the Scientific Expedition Group’s exhibit you can learn how a mammal and reptile trap-line works on a biological survey, learn about the importance of ants in the natural world and find and count elusive stick insects in their natural habitat. 

To find out more about the Scientific Expedition Group, visit their website.

TFE Solutions

Explore the world, dive with sharks, visit outer space and navigate the human circulatory system all from the show floor! 


Come visit us at the TFE Solutions stand to see how VR/AR is changing the way we teach and learn. 

To find out more about TFE Solutions, visit their website.

SAAB Australia

Pilot an underwater robot while learning about electronics and motors. Then look into a new dimension with our augmented reality headsets. It’s just like you’re really there! Talk to our talented team about how to turn ideas into products. 

To find out more about SAAB Australia, visit their website.

Animals Anonymous

Get up close and personal with some of Australia’s amazing Aussie animals! Meet our friendly native birds, reptiles, mammals and marsupials in a safe, interactive experience. Our awesome wildlife demonstrators will teach you about the critters that call Australia home.

To find out more about the Animals Anonymous, visit their website.

Australian Dalek Builders Union

At our stand you will meet daleks as well as meticulously crafted replicas (that sometimes come alive). Listen to our Daleks talk just like they do on tv. Younger fans can make their own mini-dalek.

To find out more about the Australian Dalek Builders Union, visit their website.


Kids will love this opportunity to make their own slime using a variety of different techniques!

Adults, never fear, all slime is given its own take-home bag (and all the clean up is on us!).

Young Scientists of Australia

The Young Scientists of Australia is extremely excited to be presenting to you our theme for this year; "The human body", where we will be showcasing a range of awesome and mind boggling experiments, demonstrations, and trivia related to the human body! Our stall will be showcasing everything from our DNA building blocks, to our organ systems, right up to how it all comes together to make us who we are!

To find out more about the Young Scientists of Australia, visit their website.


Questacon brings two travelling exhibitions to Science Alive this year! Enjoy, discover and explore principles of light, music and sound, human biology and health, force and motion, ecology and the environment, electricity and magnetism, human population and genetics with Science on the Move and get hands on with everyday scientific principles and problem solving puzzles Fascinating Science's logic, balance, fluids, illusions, and mathematical puzzles.

To find out more about Questacon, visit their website.

South Australian Museum

Meet South Australian Museum staff and scientists and learn what it’s like to work at the Museum. Dig for fossils in our dig pits and see which ones you can identify. The whole family will enjoy our display.

To find out more about the the SA Museum, visit their website.

Naturally Wild

Visit our stall and see a huge range of crystals, minerals, fossils, shells, sea-life and bugs for sale, from Adelaide’s own internationally renowned Natural History gift and collector supplier.

To find out more about the Naturally Wild, visit their website.

Switched on Kids

Switched On Kids sell educational toys that aim to stimulate educational learning. Come and see how our toys can engage and enhance your 3-15 year old's learning and fascinate young adults too.

To find out more about the Switched on Kids, visit their website.

Techspace Learning

Visit our interactive exhibit and see robotics displays that demonstrate the simplicity and flexibility of the Arduino microprocessor to build almost any gadget you can dream up. You are limited only by your imagination!

To find out more about the Techspace Learning, visit their website.

Marine Discovery Centre

The Marine Discovery Centre at Henley Beach is attending Science Alive! for the first time this year where they will bring the beach to you. Thinking of becoming a future Marine Scientist or an Ocean Warrior? Kids will love the hands-on Marine Habitat exhibit, microscopes and Virtual Reality headsets featuring South Australian marine life. There will also be a selection of local marine wildlife specimens, bones and shells on display.

To find out more about the Marine Discovery Centre, visit their website.

Bugs n Slugs

The team from bugs n slugs have been bugging Science Alive! patrons right from the start. Every year they bring an amazing array of incredible invertebrates that you can get up close and personal with.

Discover why getting bugged is not such a bad thing! 

To find out more about the Bugs n Slugs, visit their website.


Visit the Adelaide Planetarium Photobooth and get your picture taken on the moon. Travel to another world and experience virtual reality through our activities.


The technology doesn’t stop there. Visit Josh and see the future of robotics and how it relates to machines and you.


Learn more about the research that the university is conducting.

Don’t forget to race on over to our SAE motorsport car and meet the team.

After you have tried everything, stop by the Ideas Wall and put your idea for a future invention on display.

To find out more about UniSA, visit their website.

Hackerspace Adelaide

Do you love all forms of technology, electronics, programming, 3D printing, modifying tech and building stuff? Then you’ll love what our members have been up to!

Drop in and see our life size K9, retro video games, 3D printers, air cannon and lots of other creations.

To find out more about Hackerspace, visit their website.

Junior Field Naturalists SA

Take a break from the devices and bring the kids around for some nature-based games to play. It'll be heaps of fun! Plus we'll have displays of shells, rocks, insects, bugs  and animal skulls for them to see.

To find out more about the Junior Field Naturalists, visit their website.

The Curiosity Show

Rob and Deane will be on site to talk to Curiosity Show viewers, demonstrate some of the Curiosity Show's most popular segments and offer DVDs of Curiosity Show activities at a special Science Alive price as well as signed copies of Rob's Curious Recollections, a recent memoir of Life in the Curiosity Show. and Deane's science activities package, "Magic of Science" (book) and "Table Top Science" (DVD).

To find out more about the The Curiosity Show, visit their website.