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Royal Botanic Garden

Holiday science workshops for Sydney Kids 

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During the 2017 April holidays we're collaborated with the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney to provide a range of exciting, engaging and hands-on school holiday programs!

***These holiday programs will again be run in September***


This unique site offers the opportunity for your kids to find out more about the fascinating research being conducted by botanists every day in this landmark site.

RBG SYDNEY Holiday Science Programs
  • Half and full day holiday program workshops & activities appropriate for all Sydney school aged children!
  • Please bring food, a drink, a hat and appropriate clothing for science activities.
  • No nuts allowed on site

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What to bring to our holiday programs

  • lunch and morning tea 
  • hat
  • water bottle
  • any medications

NB: No peanuts allowed on-site

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 programs often sell out early; get in early to ensure that you don't miss out! A Parent or Guardian is required to sign the child in upon arrival and then sign them out when picking them up after the workshop. Refunds available if the event is cancelled or rescheduled.

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How to get to the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Drive or walk along Art Gallery Road, Woolloomooloo. Once you pass the Art Gallery of NSW you will cross over the Cahill Expressway. Look to your left and you will see the education center tucked in behind the main office reception for the Royal Botanic Garden.

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What parents are saying about our science shows & workshops
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Fizzics are leading lights in science communication and schools outreach. They invariably deliver engaging programs which strike the right balance between curriculum relevance and off-the-wall fun.
Reliable, qualified, friendly, innovative and committed to delivering quality programs. All the things we look for in an education partner.

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RBG SYDNEY Holiday Science Programs

2017 April Holiday Science Programs @ Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Plants for Life

The hidden science of plants! In this hands-on biology workshop we look closely at how pollination, photosynthesis and more work in a practical session where you get to be the scientist.

Using digital microscopes and dissections to get close-up on flowers & leaves to investigate their functions, discover how plants survive extreme environments and learn why certain plants are found in particular areas of Sydney. You even create a take home botany experiment to run at home! 

Cost $45 inc. GST
Ages 6+

2 dates to choose from: April 12 or 18

Time: 9:00pm to 12:00pm

Eventbrite - Plants for Life, Royal Botanic Gardens, April 2017

Pair this with the afternoon GeoScience program for a full day of holiday science fun! 
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Geology rocks! Enter the geology lab as we look at rock formation, minerals and more in a fun hands-on holiday workshop. Grow your own crystals, find out how volcanoes erupt, learn about earthquakes, discover why plants favour particular soils and participate in the techniques used by geologists to study and classify the Earth.

  • Wear old clothes… we’re going to get dirty! 
  • Please bring a snack, a drink and a hat with you on the day.
  • You can also stay for the full day if you book into the morning Plants for Life session

Ages 6+

Two dates to choose from; April 12 or 18

Cost $45 inc. GST 
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Eventbrite - GeoScience, Royal Botanic Gardens, April 2017
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Over 100+ Free Online Science Experiments!

  • Fun science experiments that you can do at class or home! 
  • Use for science projects or lesson plans or even 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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1300 856 828

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