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Heat & Energy

2020-08-02T15:36:01+10:00

Explore the properties of heat and other energies in a fun way. Produce useful heat energy in a multitude of ways, including through friction, motion, electrically and chemically. Transfer heat through conduction, measure it and explore the amazing ways in which heat can generate change.

Light Reflections

2022-01-31T11:34:33+11:00

This senior primary workshop takes an in-depth look at the properties of light - within and outside the visible spectrum. Get hands-on with a variety of interesting optical instruments, explore UV light and make a UV detection key chain to keep.

Toy Technology

2020-08-02T15:17:26+10:00

Be immersed in the wonderful science of toys. Explore energies, materials, movement and sound. Spin some colour, use magnets to draw, and even make your very own balancing toy to take home. Play has never been so educational!

Beyond Glass

2022-05-12T13:16:34+10:00

Glass is an amazing material with an endless list of properties- no wonder we use it everyday! Glass is everywhere, from the kitchen to the living room, to your car and to your smartphone. Glass is not only hard to live without, it’s also incredibly sustainable.

Simple Machines

2020-08-02T18:04:14+10:00

Launch projectiles with D.I.Y catapults, watch motorized gears turn to speed things up, and lift friends off the ground with a super-sized lever. An engaging look at how simple machines make our life easier, now, and in the past.