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Holiday science programs for Sydney Kids 

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Centennial parklands kids holiday activities

In the April school holidays Centennial Parklands again welcomes Fizzics Education to the Centennial Parklands education center to provide a range of exciting, engaging and hands-on school holiday programs for the summer!


  • Half and full day holiday program workshops and activities appropriate for all Sydney school aged children.
  • Please bring food, a drink, a hat and appropriate clothing for science activities.

If children stay for the full day simply book your child into 2 x half day workshops and we'll take care of them during the break!

What to bring to our holiday programs
  • lunch and morning tea 
  • hat
  • water bottle
  • any medications

NB: No peanuts allowed on-site

The Centennial Parklands Education Center is towards the end of Dickens Drive.

Centennial park is based on one way streets and you are best approaching Dickens Drive from the Lang Road entrance of the park on the north western side. Continue along Dickens drive past Loch Avenue and the center will be on your left just before the bridge. Please refer to the map above. 
Park your car on the street and walk 150m from the road and you'll find us there in the center! 

These holiday program workshop sold out quickly - get in early to ensure that you don't miss out! 
Refunds available if the event is cancelled or rescheduled.

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Fizzics Education have been consistently delivering exciting, innovative and fun programs that inspire children for many years. We recommend them as versatile, reliable and high quality providers of science education and entertainment for a broad range of audiences.

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2017 April Holiday Science Programs @ Centennial Parklands

Maker Mayhem holiday workshop

Get creative!

In this holiday science workshop you'll use motors, wires. batteries and craft materials to make all sorts of contraptions. Learn how gear ratio's work, complete circuits, apply leverage and apply design thinking in a series of fun activities to get the brain going during the holidays. You'll even create a Scribble Bot drawing robot to take home too... lots to do here for the child who wants to build stuff!

So much fun!

  • Age: 6 – 14 years
  • Cost $49 inc. GST
Monday, April 10
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Eventbrite - Maker Mayhem, Centennial Parklands, April 10
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Number Crunch holiday workshop

Make it count!

Discover the hidden maths in everyday activities as you get hands-on with science experiments and puzzles in this holiday workshop. Can you make a square wheel car roll? How can you determine wind speed? Is there a way to use triangles to work out building heights? Can you determine the number of animals in bushland? Bend and bounce light using prisms and mirrors...+ many others!

The kids get to perform investigations in density, buoyancy, chemical reactions and much more as we demonstrate that mathematics has a purpose in nearly everything we do. A fun workshop for kids who like to solve puzzles!

Age: 6–14 years 
Cost $45 inc. GST

Monday, April 10
Time: 1:00am to 4:00pm

Eventbrite - Number Crunch, Centennial Parklands, April 10
Lego Robotics 1

Learn how to program our Lego Mindstorms EV3 robots to do your bidding! In this exciting program learn how to teach a robot to do what you wish using motors, sensors and more. This workshop is ideal for those children interested in computing and want to learn more about what Lego can do. 

Age: 8–14 years 
Cost $45.00 inc. GST

Thursday, April 13
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm 

Eventbrite - Lego Robotics 1, Centennial Parklands, April 13

Pair this with the Lego robotics 2 held in the morning below! 

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Lego Robotics 2

Extend your knowledge of programming with more challenges using the Lego Mindstorms EV3 robots. This course is presented as a series of challenges to encourage children to develop more advanced programming skills and be creative in their pursuits.

If your child does own a EV3 robot and is familiar with the programming platform they are most welcome to join if they haven't been in Lego Robotics 1.

Age: 8–14 years 
Cost $45.00 inc. GST

Thursday, April 13
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm 

Eventbrite - Lego Robotics 2, Centennial Parklands, April 13
Use the Force(s) holiday workshop

Learn how objects really move!

In this fun holiday science workshop we'll use rockets, bike wheels, science toys and weird contraptions as we look in depth at how push and pull forces act to move objects. You'll discover how friction works as well as explore rotational forces and find out what inertia is all about. Plus, you'll make your own rubber band racer to keep...Newton would be happy here!

  • Please bring a snack, a drink and a hat with you on the day.

This program can be paired with the afternoon Gross & Gory science program to make a full day of workshops! Lunch break will be from 12pm-1pm and fully supervised by Fizzics Education.

Age: 6–14 years 
Cost $45 inc. GST

Friday, April 21
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Eventbrite - Use the Force(s), Centennial Parklands, April 21
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Gross & Gory Science

Ewwww, gross!
Explore all things creepy and gooey in the name of studying the human body. Make fake snot, vile vomit bombs, exploding pimples, fake wounds and more. Not for the faint hearted...but so much fun!

  • Please bring a snack, a drink and a hat with you on the day!
  • Please wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty!

Age: 8–14 years 
Cost $45 inc. GST

Friday, April 21
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Eventbrite - Gross and Gory Science, Centennial Parklands, April 21

Pair this with the morning's Use the Force(s) program for a full day of supervised fun!

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  • Fun science experiments that you can do at class or home! 
  • Use for science projects or lesson plans or your own holiday programs.
  • Step by step instructions make each science experiment fun, safe, cheap and easy to make.
  • There are also links to good science websites, so teachers, parents and students can use this section as an online science resource. 
  • Of course, the science experiments are highly engaging for all kids! 
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