SCIENCE SENSE WORKSHOPS - 9 to 13 YEAR OLDS

1. Smarties and Science

Are you a good communicator? Find out and have fun exploring how we breathe, what happens to the food we eat and how our everyday actions effect the environment around us.

This workshop is suitable for 9 to 13 year olds.

2. Mad Molecules

Explore the different states of molecules. Watch as balloons grow and shrink with heat energy, help to make a volcano erupt and eat frozen marshmallows.

This workshop is suitable for 5 to 10 year olds.

3. Feeling Energetic?

Did you know you are an energy source? Come along and discover different energy sources, make electricity and learn how important it is to save energy to help save planet earth.

This workshop is suitable for 9 to 13 year olds.

4. Wacky Weather

Why does it rain? Why do we have cloudy days and clear days?

Come and find out why we have different weather conditions on our planet, through fun science experiments. Make your own clouds and cloud charts.

This workshop is suitable for 8 to 11 year olds.

5. Squiggly Structures

Why do buildings stay standing up? What holds a structure together? Build your own structure from spaghetti and marshmallows and design your very own miniature raft.

This workshop is suitable for 6 to 10 year olds.

6. Pushy Pulleys

Did you know your bike works using pulleys and gears? Come along and discover the basics of machines. Make your own pulley system to take home and have fun with science

This workshop is suitable for 9 to 13 year olds.

7. Loopy Light

White light is actually made up from lots of different colours. It travels in straight lines.......or does it?

Come and explore the scientific wonders of light and witness some optical illusions. All is not what it seems............

This workshop is suitable for 8 to 13 year olds.

9. Science Sleuths

Come along and learn some of the techniques used by forensic scientists to help them solve crimes. Take your own samples from a crime scene and investigate them under a microscope (and other cool stuff)! Great fun with Science Sense.

This workshop is suitable for 8-13 years old.

10. Electrifying Experiences

Have fun with magnets, build a small science project and help to make electricity by pedal power.

This workshop is suitable for 9 to 13 year olds.

Each of the above workshops include a scientists notebook, a pencil and something to take home.

**GST is applicable on all bookings.

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