Student Day: Gladstone
30 August 2021
GLADSTONE ENTERTAINMENT CONVENTION CENTRE

Summary

WSFQ Gladstone Schools Day is designed to engage students in stimulating and inspiring experiences that showcase careers in STEM, including discussions with scientists, hands-on activities and exciting science shows.

This year students will rotate through Dr Karl’s awe-inspiring science show, and then spend some self-led time exploring the City Of Science, giving them access to hands-on science activities, real life scientists, and fascinating displays.

SESSION 1 (recommended for Years 3-6)

  • 9.30am – 10.30am – Q&A with Dr Karl
  • 10.30am – 11.30am – City of Science

SESSION 2 (recommended for Years 7-12)

  • 12pm-1.30pm – Future Careers in Science with Dr Karl
  • 1.30pm-2.30pm – City Of Science

Inspire your students with the wonder and joy of science as well as the breadth of potential STEM careers at the Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre on Monday 30 August 2021.

Spaces are limited due to capacity limitations so please submit an expression of interest online and we will get back to you with availability. Numbers may be restricted per school if capacities are reached.

This event is proudly supported by Community Partner Shell’s QGC business.

Joining us for the 2021 event are:

  • Shell QGC
  • Queensland Museum Experts
  • CQU and Cool Aeronautics
  • BOP Industries
  • STEM Punks
  • Wonder Of Science: Flying Scientists Program
  • Raptor Vision
  • Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist
  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav)
  • Gladstone City Library
  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
  • Queensland State Archives
  • Gidarjil Development Corporation Ltd
  • Air Quality Community Group
  • Questacon

 

Camouflage Master: Lifecycles

Give students the opportunity to get up close and experience first-hand the different life cycle stages of the Goliath Stick Insect, a local resident of many suburban backyards in South East Queensland.

Microorganisms and Malaria

Students will learn about the microorganisms that cause malaria, the deadliest parasitic disease of humans. You will also learn about malaria in birds, and examine images of bird blood smears. Can you spot the parasites in each image?

Maker Space: Land Sailing Rovers

How far will your wind-powered vehicle travel down a test track?

Cost

Free

Location

GLADSTONE ENTERTAINMENT CONVENTION CENTRE, Gladstone, QLD,

Age Recommendation

Students - Years 3-12

Session Times

Student Day: Gladstone

30 August 2021

0mins 9:30am

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Student Day: Gladstone

30 August 2021

0mins 12:00pm

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