Join our Spring 2021 Online Science Workshops!

PrimeSCI's Spring 2021 Science Workshops are running from Monday 20 to Thursday 23 September 2021. Our science workshops will be filled with interactive hands-on home science for your students and will be live-streamed on Zoom.

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Spring School Holiday Workshops

Plastic Fantastic *Now includes bio-plastic!

Monday 20 September, 9.30am 

Explore the amazing world of plastics! Go beyond looking at plastics as just waste materials that can be recycled. Learn how plastics are sorted, explore their different behaviours, look at their molecular makeup and make your own bio-plastic. Active adult supervision is required.

Presenters: Naomi & Sandy

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Around Your Home with the Electromagnetic Spectrum *NEW!!

Tuesday 21 September, 9.30am

What is the electromagnetic spectrum and where do we find it? Learn how the EMF spectrum puts the "zap" in our microwaves and the "remote" in our remote controls!

Presenters: Lydia & Sandy

Register for Around Your Home with the Electromagnetic Spectrum

Going Bananas *NEW!

Wednesday 22 September, 9.30am

Find out more about the science of bananas. Bake banana muffins, draw scientific diagrams and learn about why bananas turn brown and mushy!

Presenters: Lydia & Heather

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Weather and Weathering *NEW!

Thursday 23 September, 9.30am

Why doesn’t saltwater become salt rain? What is the difference between weather and weathering? Explore the importance of the Earth's water cycle and the rock cycle.  Active adult supervision is required. 

Presenters: Heather and Naomi

Register for Weather and Weathering

Wonderful Wetlands of Western Port

Wednesday 29 September, 10am

For residents of the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, the Healthy Rivers Healthy Bay team is providing a free school holiday science workshop on the Wonderful Wetlands of Western Port.

Children will learn the importance of wetlands, what they are, where they are and how we can all protect this important part of the ecosystem. Suitable for Prep to Grade 6.

Presenters: Jessica and Emma


Register for Wonderful Wetlands of Western Port

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Locations

School holiday workshops are held at the following locations (unless held online due to current restrictions).

KIOSC Discovery Centre

Swinburne University of Technology (Wantirna campus
Building WK 
369 Stud Road, Wantirna

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Australian Synchrotron

800 Blackburn Road, Clayton

Book a school holiday science workshop

Spaces are limited, so book your children in for a school holiday science workshop to make sure they don’t miss out!

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