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Mt Annan Holiday Science

 
Holiday science programs at the Australian Botanic Garden


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In the April 2018 school holidays the Australian Botanic Garden in Mt Annan again welcomes Fizzics Education to the Bowden Center to provide a range of exciting, engaging and hands-on school holiday programs!
 

  • 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.
  • No peanuts allowed on site
  • Requirements & FAQs
Mt Annan Holiday Science Programs with Fizzics
 
How to get to the Bowden Centre

The Bowden Centre is located just off Caley Drive and is a 2 minute walk from the Visitor Centre and restaurant in the Australian Botanic Garden, Mt Annan. Park in the main car park and we'll have some signs to point you in the right direction!

What to bring for 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
  • Requirement & FAQs
If children want to stay for the full day simply book your child into 2 x half day workshops and we'll supervise them during the break! 

NB: No peanuts allowed on-site. 
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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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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April 2018 Holiday Science Programs
@ Australian Botanic Gardens, Mt Annan

Lego Robotics 1 - beginners

Learn how to program 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! 

Participants must be able to read and use mathematics sufficiently at a minimum Year 3 level to get the most out of this workshop. 
 
  • Please bring a snack, a drink and a hat with you on the day.
  • Pair this with the afternoon Intermediate session for a full day of Robotics fun! 
  • Requirements & FAQs

Age: 8–14 years 
Cost $40 inc. GST
Supervision over lunch will be provided for those staying for Lego Robotics 2 in the afternoon.

Thursday, April 19
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm

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Lego Robotics 2- intermediate

Extend your knowledge of programming with more challenges using our brand new 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.
 
Please enroll in Lego Robotics 1 before you attend Lego Robotics 2 if you have not used EV3 lego robots before. If your child already has an EV3 robot and is familiar with the programming platform you are welcome to join without doing Lego robotics 1.
 
Participants must be able to read and use mathematics sufficiently at a minimum Year 3 level to get the most out of this workshop.

  • Please bring a snack, a drink and a hat with you on the day.
  • Pair this with the morning beginners session for a full day of Robotics fun!
  • Requirements & FAQs

Age: 8–14 years
Cost $40 inc. GST

Thursday, April 19
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!

Thursday, April 26
Time: 9:00am - 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!

Thursday, April 26
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: 6–14 years 
Cost $40 inc. GST
Supervision over lunch will be provided for those staying for the full day.

Friday, April 27
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 $40 inc. GST

Friday, April 27
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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