Geology Rocks! - holiday workshop by Fizzics Education

Geology Rocks!

Discover how geologists work! Go beyond igneous, sedimentary & metamorphic rocks to learn the variety of contributions minerals make.

Hands-on geology that works

A hands-on holiday science workshop where kids investigate geological processes and landforms.

Your kids will learn about erosion, plate tectonics, landforms, soil classification, earthquakes, rock types + many others!

This holiday workshop is a run as station-based exploratory session with our presenter working with the kids ensuring that they understand the activities as well as have a lot of fun!

Available as a vacation 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.

If you connect with us via Zoom

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Are you a Vacation Care Centre?

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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Workshop experiment stations

Does it fit?

Classify the soil - it a sandy loam or loamy clay?

How hard is it?

Investigate Moh's scale of hardness

Moving and shaking

Learn about subduction and others that occur in land formation

Panning for gold

Use gold pans to find precious metal.


Silting the substrate

Shaky seismograph

Investigate a seismograph in your classroom!

Sort the rocks

Are they metamorphic, igneous or sedimentary?

Tectonic Jigsaw

Investigate how plate tectonics form our world

Tricky topography

A visual representation of a topographic map.


How do they erupt and are they different?


  • Appropriate for ages 5 and up.
  • Maximum of 30 children per session
  • Ten tables arranged in U-shape. Chairs are not required.
  • Duration 60 minutes.
  • Set up time 30 minutes and pack up time 30 minutes

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

Further details here

We're a COVID SAFE Company


  • $495 inc. GST for a 60 minute workshop
  • $540 inc. GST for a 90 minute workshop.
  • Available as an online class anywhere in the world. Find out more here

Call 1300 856 828, or use this form to enquire or make a booking for your site.

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