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Slime, Sherbet & Bubbles

Outdoor chemistry workshop where students can see
variable testing first hand
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Fun science for active Kindergarten to Year 2 students where we explore everyday chemistry in a different way!

  • Create gigantic bubbles...just what is the science behind them?
  • Make tasty sherbet... a chemical reaction in your mouth!
  • Launch a rocket... which variable changes the height?
  • Make some gross slime. Cool chemical science!

This school science visit is a great way to explore mixtures and simple variables in an outdoor environment.

What schools are saying about our science shows & workshops
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What a great day! The children were buzzing with enthusiasm. They had all had things to go home and try. I liked the freedom to create that the kids had as well as the support & help supplied. The activities were varied and fun and we had access to 'expensive' stuff that schools don't have.

Glenquarry Public School; Science Day


Australian Curriculum and NSW K to 10 Syllabus Links

Australian National Curriculum Mapping for all our science workshops & shows

Australian ACARA Content Outcomes:

  • Objects are made of materials that have observable properties (ACSSU003).
  • Different materials can be combined, including by mixing, for a particular purpose (ACSSU031).
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The workshop is built around 3 modules:

  1. Chemistry of giant bubbles - Students investigate the effects of changing the bubble mixture.
  2. Sherbet making - Students witness that certain ingredients can be combined to create a reaction.
  3. Slime making - Students learn to follow a procedure and problem solve to get the desired result.

Fair testing of variables and clearly communicating results is emphasised throughout each module. 
There's also time for a rocket launch to really demonstrate that variables can have a big influence on the result.

This workshop is best run outdoors on a grassed area near a table. Otherwise, an undercover area out of the rain will suffice.


  • Appropriate for K to Year 2 students with a maximum of 30 students per class for equipment access
  • Access to a sink to wash up; it may be best to use your art smocks
  • The slime is non-toxic and will not stain fabric
  • Ideally this should be run on a grassed area
  • An outside covered area in case of rain
  • Duration 60 minutes, set up time 30 minutes, pack up time 30 minutes


  • $360 inc. GST per 60-minute workshop when 2 workshops or more are booked on the same day.
    If only one workshop is required, the cost would be $450 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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1300 856 828

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Blacktown, NSW 2148, Australia
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