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Answers to our most commonly asked questions can be found below.  If you can’t find an answer to your question, please get in touch and our friendly staff will be pleased to assist.

We have a team of specialists who are experienced in teaching science in Primary Schools and Early Childhood Learning Settings. Some are qualified teachers, others are trained scientists with expertise in a variety of areas. All are wonderful with children, are skilled at leading hands-on science workshops, have had thorough background checks and hold current working with children cards.

A personalised presenter for your class or group, setup and cleanup of the venue, all materials and equipment, a certificate for each child, a PD certificate for each teacher/supervisor, and further activity ideas. During many sessions children make a science toy to keep.

Rest easy, our sessions are safe. We only choose the safest of activities without compromising on fun and learning. We have public liability coverage for further peace-of-mind.  ​All our workshops have calculated Risk Assessments which are available on request.

We are registered with Sam4Schools Risk and Compliance Management System – https://www.sam4schools.com.au/

We currently operate within Victorian Primary Schools and in Early Childhood Learning Settings. We offer a personal teaching service just for your grade.

Holiday programs, OSHC and other speciality group sessions are also available – please inquire.

We need minimal space and resources from you, just these few requests:

  • Six clear tables for students to work at;
  • A presentation table and floor space to accommodate the class in front;
  • The use of a rubbish bin and electrical power point;
  • Access to the venue 30 minutes prior and at the end of the session for setting-up and cleaning-up;
  • Parking as close as possible to the venue;
  • Some workshops require access to a tap and basin.

We ask that teachers help with the supervision of sessions. You might be surprised with what you learn too – a perfect professional development opportunity!

Our classroom workshops align with the Victorian curriculum, and topics cover biological, chemical, earth and space, design and technology, and physical sciences. If there is a topic of interest not listed on our website, please inquire as we are skilled at tailoring programs to specific needs. Click here to see our current list of available topics.

Our pricing is available online, with no hidden extras. Click here for complete pricing information.

Yes, we have​ ​ comprehensive public liability cover for up to $20 million ​dollars, and workcover insurance.  Our certificate of cover is available for download here.