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Rocket Science

2020-07-31T15:44:32+10:00

Brace yourself - we have some exciting rocket science in-store for you!  Explore principles of rocket propulsion and the forces involved. Sketch plans for your own water rocket and build a sextant. Everything builds to the finale launch, where a water rocket is launched up to 30 meters high.

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

2020-08-02T17:28:45+10:00

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!

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.