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Deep Blue Oceans : Fizzics Education

SCIENCE SHOWS, EVENTS & WORKSHOPS

Deep Blue Oceans

Deep Blue Oceans

Science of the Deep Blue!

Dive into the science of the sea as we explore the physical factors that determine life underwater and along our coastlines.

  • Learn about what drives ocean acidification and its effect on coral.
  • How do heat and salt drive our ocean currents?
  • How does pressure change underwater and what does this mean for marine life as well as scuba divers?
  • Why do light wavelengths & intensity change as you go deeper and what does this mean for organisms?
  • How do whales and dolphins use echolocation to locate prey?
  • Which technologies are being used in current ocean research?
  • … and more!
This show & workshop was specially designed for National Science Week 2020 ‘Deep Blue: innovations for the future of our oceans.’

Available as a primary school science incursion within Australia or as a video conference to any school around the globe!

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Online Class Version

We’ve run live interactive distance programs since 2010 and are highly experienced in making online classes engaging for kids on a variety of web conferencing platforms.

  • Activities may vary from those listed for the face-to-face version and will be tailored to age groups attending online.
  • Upon booking, you will receive a PDF outlining the materials that you can have on hand to make the workshop more interactive. It’s not a problem if you can’t source all of the materials, as we’ll have these on hand for the workshop
  • Full child protections are in place
  • We usually connect to classes & homes via Zoom, however if you wish to use a different software we can work with you on getting the connection live. Please see our Online Science Classes & Conditions
  • Simply connect your device to a data projector or TV for kids onsite to see the program. We can also cater for kids joining from their home too!
  • We usually connect to kids in their homes via Zoom, however if you wish to use a different software we can work with you on getting the connection live.

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Every holiday period, Fizzics Education present holiday programs workshops for local council libraries, vacation care centres, OOSHC and at our own venues. These workshops are designed to cater for a wide range of ages, even the adults join in! Book early to avoid disappointment. A school holiday program treat!

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Science Demonstrations

Light attenuation

What happens to light as we go deeper?

Under pressure

How does pressure change as you descend into the ocean?

Colourful currents

How do heat and salinity affect ocean currents?

Echolocation

We look at how whales & dolphins hunt prey

It glows!

How is luminescence used by some organisms underwater?

Science of SCUBA

Divers avoid decompression sickness... how & why?

Ocean acidification

Corals can't handle big changes in pH. How is this a problem now?

Hydropower

We can harness the energy of the waves!

Weird sealife

We look at the diversity of life underwater

Whale snot sampling

Seriously, this is a thing! Using drones in current research

Fresh vs salt water

How much freshwater is there really in the world?

Cleaning our oceans

How are scientists & engineers combating pollution in our oceans?

Requirements

  • Appropriate for ages 5 and up with a maximum of 240 kids per science show
  • Access to 2 electrical power sockets and 3 tables
  • Chairs are not required
  • Duration 60 minutes, set up time 45 minutes and pack up time 45 minutes
  • Ability to darken the room for some of the demonstrations
  • *Some science experiments may be varied depending on the age of the attending audience

For us to provide the best possible learning experience, the materials used during the presentation may be varied to suit the conditions and the audience.

During Social Distancing – Contact us
and we’ll tailor a program to suit both your school and the State’s social distancing requirements. Further details here

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Cost

  • $990 for a 60-minute show
  • Available as an online class anywhere in the world.
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  • Call 1300 856 828, or use this form to enquire or make a booking for your site.

For sites outside of metropolitan areas please contact us to discuss how this workshop can visit your site as part of a regional visit. We don’t charge per site as we know that this causes an additional administrative load on your office. Most sites tend to fill the science workshops & shows based on our recommended maximum number of students. If you have any questions please contact us.


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