Feeding the future with Photosynthesis

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


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

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