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
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
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
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
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