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Centennial Parklands

Holiday science programs for Sydney Kids 

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In the April 2018 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.
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What to bring to our holiday programs
  • lunch and morning tea 
  • hat
  • water bottle
  • any medications - Any children that require an EpiPen must bring a minimum of 2 on the day in association with the ASCIA Guidelines
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! 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.

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. Park your car on the street and walk 150m from the road and you'll find us there in the center! 

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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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2018 April Holiday Science Programs @ Centennial Parklands

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ 
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Friday, April 20
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm 

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Pair this with the Lego robotics 2 held in the afternoon 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
Requirements & FAQs

Friday, April 20
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm 

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Chemical concoctions

Learn how to make elephant's toothpaste, milk rainbows, gooey slime, fizzy potions, giant bubbles and more and more! Participate in a professional chemical science show and make slime to take home. Don't forget to wear old clothes as you will be getting dirty!

Monday, April 23
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm

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Extreme Engineering

Get your build on! The kids will have a blast in this school holiday workshop where they put their imagination to the test constructing all sorts of contraptions. We’ll investigate the design and structures of towers and bridges to understand what gives them the strength to hold up, we’ll create complex machines using common materials and undertake a challenge in making a spacecraft survive a landing!

Monday, April 23
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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Rockets & Space

Make water rockets fly, learn the Newtonian principles behind rocketry, find out about technologies needed to survive in space and where the future may lie. Investigate gyroscopes, hold meteorites, see a real space shuttle tile get tested under flame, make a rocket cart to keep and more!

Age: 6 – 12 years 
Cost $45 inc. GST
Supervision over lunch will be provided for those staying for the full day.

Tuesday, April 24
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm

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Fantastic Flight

See flying toilet paper, vortex smoke rings, crushing cans, exploding balloon dogs, cool chemistry and more as we go through the what our atmosphere made of, what conditions are needed to cause tornadoes, how a paper plane flies and more! Pair this with the morning Rockets & Space program for a full day of science fun!

Age: 6 – 12 years 
Cost $45 inc. GST
Supervision over lunch will be provided for those staying for the full day.

Tuesday, April 24
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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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. 
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1300 856 828

Unit 10/55 Fourth Ave
Blacktown, NSW 2148, Australia
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