Community Leaders



Whether it’s a robot that delivers groceries to the elderly, or a bin that gives you a round of applause when you put rubbish in it, this fun and interactive workshop show students how they can make a difference in their community in some fun and creative ways.


BOP Industries

BOP Industries

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BOP Industries

BOP Industries is a Brisbane based technology and education company on a mission to inspire the next generation of Digital Creators. By helping bring entrepreneurship, innovation and STEAM (Science, Technology,...

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Who can attend?

This workshop is prepared for kids in Years 4 to 8. Kids will be working in groups of four people. Parents will be welcome to wait in the hall located inside The Edge, or at the back of the venue. Parents will be required to sign in and out their kids if not sitting at the back of the venue.



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The health and safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers at the Queensland Museum and World Science Festival Brisbane is our priority. World Science Festival Brisbane events in 2022 will operate in line with Queensland Government public health measures. Festival attendees aged 16 years or over must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show proof of vaccination (unless medically exempt) on entry to festival venues. Learn More

Supporting Learning Resources

Finding Solutions: It’s A Marathon

In this activity, students create biodegradable and edible water ‘bottles’ made from brown algae. There are six parts to this activity, which include: preparing materials; the edible water ‘bottle’ experiment; elements, compounds and mixtures; ions and chemical reactions; design evaluation; and, future solutions.

SparkLab Maker Space: Take A Seat

Fold, cut, roll and join! How will you change cardboard to make a mini chair? Be a designer and create a simple prototype using a range of different repurposed materials.

Contains curriculum links to:
Prep – Year 9

SparkLab Maker Space: Air Machines

Push, pull, lift and tilt! Add parts to an air powered machine. What will you make the machine do?

Contains curriculum links to:
Prep – Year 8



$10 per student


The Edge, State Library of Queensland, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Age Recommendation

Years 4 - 8

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