Feeding the future with Photosynthesis


Food and oxygen are two things we definitely need in a future Earth and both are produced by an amazing group of organisms: plants.

Join the ARC for Translational Photosynthesis at  the Canberra’s Science in ACTion festival and discover how plants transform invisible gases and light into your present and future dinner.

Get a glimpse of the future through interactive experiments on photosynthesis, watch a plant electricity-generator, discover the crops that plant scientists are cooking up for the future, explore why we think chlorophyll is the most fascinating molecule, and challenge yourself to save the life of a mouse with the powers of photosynthesis.

EVENT:  Feeding the future with photosynthesis, in Science in ACTion.

DATE AND TIME: Friday 11th August (Schools day), 10- 2 pm and Saturday 12th August (Community day), 9-4 pm.

LOCATION: Old Bus Depot, 21 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston, Canberra, Australia


Natalia Bateman e-mail: Communications@photosynthesis.org.au Phone: m. 0401 083 380 Phone:02 6125 1703

Date & time

10am–2pm 11 August 2017
9am–4pm 12 August 2017


Old Bus Depot, 21 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston, Canberra


 Natalia Bateman
 02 6125 1703

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