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Centennial Parklands

Holiday science programs for Sydney Kids 

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In the October 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
  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 WILD PLAY Discovery Center is in Centennial Parklands 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 northwestern 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 WILD PLAY discovery 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 October Holiday Science Programs @ Centennial Parklands

Crazy Contraptions!

Learn about simple machines like levers, pulleys and wheels and then take these ideas, plus physics (think gravity, friction and how things move) to create crazy contraptions. Use lots of complex steps like marbles rolling, dominoes falling and whatever other wacky moves you can think of to perform a simple task, like ringing a bell. Let the fun begin and your imagination run wild!

Friday, October 5
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm 

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Crazy contraptions
Mad Materials

Slimy, bouncy or glow in the dark! Investigate the many uses of different materials in our world and learn about solids, liquids and gases as we burn things, freeze things and even smash things. Slime, Orbeez and oh so much more. Get ready to learn the messy and fun way!

Friday, October 5
1:00pm to 4:00pm

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Slime & orbeez
Exploring Science

Get your science-loving kids out of the house these holidays to find out all about light, sound, movement, energy changes, air pressure and more using hands-on science toys and child-friendly experiments. Our science educator will demonstrate how to sit on a chair of nails and shoot fog rings across the room... and the kids will get to make gooey slime, giant bubbles & more!

Tuesday, October 9
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm 

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Natural Disasters

Doomsday Science & survival holiday workshop! Explore the science of survival as we look at disasters from a human and natural perspective, and investigate some of the skills that you might need to survive one! In this workshop, there will be experiments covering volcanoes, earthquakes, meteorites, firestorms and more! You'll also learn tricks of communication and codes for times of crisis.

Tuesday, October 9
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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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: Grades 3 to 8
Cost $45.00 inc. GST  
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Friday, October 12
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: Grades 3 to 8
Cost $45.00 inc. GST
Requirements, FAQ's & Allergy Policy

Friday, October 12
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.
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  • 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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