Holiday Programs and Workshops

make your holidays more sciencey...

Our Holiday Programs run in some Libraries and After School Care premises around Melbourne and Regional Victoria during Holiday periods. Please call to find a workshop in your area.

Date Library Contact Time Activity
25/9/2017 Newport Library 1300462542 2:30-3:30pm Fizzle & Pop Show
27/9/2017 Maryborough Library 54611950 10:30-11:30am Fizzle & Pop Show
27/9/2017 Avoca Library 54651004 1:00-2:00pm Fizzle & Pop Show
27/9/2017 Beaufort Library 53491182 3:30-4:30pm Fizzle & Pop Show
27/9/2017 Bowes Ave Community Centre (Moonee Valley) 83251806 10:30-11:30am Fizzle & Pop Show
27/9/2017 Stonnington Library 82908008 1:15-2:15pm Supersleuth Workshop
27/9/2017 Flemington Community Centre 83251806 2:00-3:00pm Fizzle & Pop Show
28/9/2017 Stonnington Library 82908008 11:00am-12:00pm Robots Workshop
2/10/2017 Stonnington Library 82908008 1:30-2:30pm Get Slimed Workshop
5/10/2017 Altona Library 1300462542 2:30-3:30pm Sparks & Quarks Workshop
6/10/2017 Thomastown Library 94641864 11:00am-12:00pm Bubblemania Workshop
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Super Sleuth

For those who like their science forensic!

Participants use fingerprints, chromatography, codes and invisible ink to help solve the most devious of monkey theft crimes.

Duration: 60 mins
Recommended Ages: 8-14
Numbers: Maximum 30

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It’s a Wave!

We look at light and sound waves and create funky “fireworks glasses” that split white light in to all the colours of the rainbow, before constructing a quacking cup to amplify sound waves.

Duration: 60 mins
Recommended Ages: 5-12

Science Club

Robotics

Can you program your robot to stay inside the lines, win a sumo wrestling match, and respond to sounds?

These Edison Robots are awesome!

Duration: 60 mins
Ages: 8 -14
Participants: Maximum 20

Bubble mania

Bubblemania

Kids make their own fascinating bubble making machines to take home before sculpting bubbles and finishing with some GIANT bubble magic.

Duration: 60 mins
Age: 5-12

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Get Slimed

Get slimed with our gross Slime Workshop. Test tubes, pipettes and syringes are used to make our bouncy, stretchy, gooey slime.

Our Presenters are experts at keeping it all under control and we have done this in heaps of libraries and schools so don’t worry – it can be done anywhere!

Duration: 60 mins
Recommended Ages: 5 – 12
Recommended Numbers: Maximum of 30

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Sparks and Quarks

We start with a hair-raising experience with Vinnie our Van de Graaff Generator before moving on to exploration of our specially made oversized circuit boards. Covering both static and current electricity this is a great workshop for those who love to build and experiment.

Can you make the ultimate circuit?

Duration: 60 mins
Recommended Ages: 8-14
Participants: Maximum 30

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Fizzle and Pop Show

The Fizzle and Pop Show is full of the magic of science with fun, creative demonstrations.

With plenty of hands-on opportunities for willing participants and heaps to see and wonder about, the audience is always fully engaged with our Scientwist presenters throughout!

Duration: 30 min or 60 min show
Recommended Ages: 1-101
Rec. No. Participants: 15 – 200 +

Got an event and need some kids entertainment?

We’ve got some great workstations that are just the thing for your big day

Workstations? What is it?

Workstations are a fantastic way to engage a huge number of people at public venues, children’s festivals and shopping centres. The ScienTwists direct the construction of take-home science creations over a 15 min period.

Groups of between 12-20 participants continually cycle through the selected Workstation activity, a blast for kids and adults alike!

QUICKFIRE SLIME

Still the best slime but make it the quickfire way!

RAINBOW GLASSES

Diffractive grating glasses turn white light in to rainbows

BOUNCY GO BALL

Make your own ball
and bounce them high

BUBBLEATORS

Our simple and fascinating bubble making machines

TIE DYE SCIENCE

Get creative with Tie Dye
colour wheels!

HEXAFLEXAGON

Amazing paper folding science. How many sides does it have?