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Curious Kids K to 2

Discover the science of toys; 
push/pull forces, light/sound & magnetism

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  • Mega hoberman sphere; colourfull ball of levers
  • Guided experiments for younger students
  • Rainbows surrounding lights after white light is split by diffraction glasses
  • X-rays,bug catchers, microscopes
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Station-based science activities

This science workshop utilises stations based around push and pull forces, gravity and energy change.
Designed to complement the Physical Phenomena content strand for Early Stage 1 and Stage 1, your students investigate energy and use their senses to discover how the science activities and toys operate. 

OPTION: We can concentrate on 'push and pull forces' only if required.
A great way to expand your physical phenomena science unit!


What schools are saying about our science shows & workshops
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All students were totally engaged in the hands-on activities and extremely attentive during the demonstrations. Well planned, age appropriate and promoted higher order and lateral thinking.
Highly recommended. 

Croydon Park Public School; Curious Kids K to 2


Australian Curriculum and NSW K to 10 Syllabus Links

Australian National Curriculum Mapping for all our science workshops & shows

Australian ACARA Content Outcomes:

  • The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and shape (ACSSU005).
  • Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed (ACSSU020).
  • A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape (ACSSU033).
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Tornado twister in a bottle

NSW Science Syllabus Content

A student:
  • identifies that the way objects move depends on a variety of factors (STe-6NE).
  • identifies that objects are made of materials that have observable properties (STe-9ME).
  • describes some sources of light and sound that they sense in their daily lives (ST1-6PW).
  • describes effects of pushes and pulls on objects they encounter (ST1-7PW). 

    NSW K - 10 Science Syllabus mapping for all our incursions

Workshop Experiment Stations

The Vortex Race the coins down the spiral!
Mirror Mirages What makes the image hover in the air?
X-rays sleuth Can you identify the animal?
Balancing Birds Perch the birds on your head, shoulder, hand or foot
Tornado Twister Create a tornado in a bottle!
Slippery Snakes  Try to hold onto these little critters
Frog Flip Out! Push these frogs and watch them hop!
Magic Microphones Make a sound, see the vibrations.
Pin Head  Make a 3D model of your body
Rainmakers Make the balls spiral down, how does the noise happen?
Marvelous Magnets Identify which items will stick to the magnetic wands
Gyro-Fly Wheels  How fast can you make the magnets spin?
Optical Illusions How does your brain work
Mega sphere This ball grows from 1 to 4 foot... it;s all about levers!
Mixing your words A classic demonstration on psychology - can you beat the test?
Magic glasses View the entire visible light spectrum through these cool glasses
Vortex fog rings Shoot them across the room!
Bicarb rocket Launch a film canister high!
Nail chair See a demonstration on how forces can be spread out.


  • Appropriate for Years K to 2 with a maximum of 30 students per class
  • Access to 1 electrical power socket and 12 tables
  • Chairs are not required
  • Duration 60 or 90 minutes, set up time 45 minutes and pack up time 45 minutes
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. Please chat with our presenter if there is a particular focus that you'd like us to cover.


  • $390 inc. GST for a 60 minute workshop
  • $480 inc. GST for a 90 minute workshop
  • Minimum school science visit cost is $480 inc. GST per day
  • In a regional area? Find out how we can attend your school as part of a country science tour!
Call 1300 856 828, or use this form to enquire or make a booking for your primary school. 

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We don't charge per student as we know that this causes an additional administrative load on your school office. Most schools 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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Tornado in a jar 

  • Investigate momentum in liquids
  • Model tornadoes in your classroom!

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Balancing Eagle
  • Explore center of balance & friction
  • Great for classroom discussions!

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Spinning gyroscope

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  • Rotational inertia shown simply
  • Classic 1950's science toy!

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Magnetic levitator science toy

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  • Investigate magnetic repulsion
  • Use for friction & momentum lessons

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  • Fun science experiments that you can do at class or home! 
  • Use for science projects or lesson plans.
  • 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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