Play at The Capitol

For the most exciting quiz experience you canʼt go past being part of our live audience at The Capitol in Melbourne for National Science Week.

Itʼs certain to be an afternoon full of science, laughs, learning and fun – along with a generous dollop of delicious slime (for the losing team on-stage)!

Join us in person and play along in the live audience for a chance to win $500!

Tickets for anyone under the age of 18 years old are FREE.

Book Tickets


$500 CASH

Play at home


$250 CASH

Canʼt attend the live event in Melbourne?

Weʼve got you covered as we stream the quiz live around Australia via YouTube, directly from the theatre.

Why not make an afternoon of it with family or friends? Perhaps even a friendly team rivalry and playoff between neighbours? Or a local quiz night or streaming party at your work or university? Online winners have the chance to win the $250 cash prize!

Below youʼll find some fun and sciencey recipes to serve to your family or guests – all on topic of course!

Share your get-together, party or recipe creations with the hashtag #NSQ2023.

Periodic Table Biscuits

Rock Candy

Edible Slime

Corn Flour Bioplastic

Colour Change Cocktails

Chocolate Rocks

Ricotta Cheese

Tempering Chocolate

Play as a school team


$1000 CASH

For the first time ever National Science Quiz 2023 provides a category for secondary schools to join up and compete.

The winning school team will take home a whopping $1000 cash prize, individual trophies and bragging rights as Australiaʼs champion science school for 2023.

We know teachers are busy so weʼve made it extra easy to share info about the quiz to your local school community. Have a friendly rivalry with a nearby school? – why not share it with them too!

Download the Event Guide for details.


Training Quizzes

Award Certificates

School Newsletter

All Resources

Help celebrate science

No matter how you choose to play, National Science Quiz 2023 is a celebration of science.