Ethical Innovations



Just because we can, does it mean we should?

In this exciting workshop, students will be looking at a range of controversial technological questions such as ‘do robots deserve human rights?’ and ‘should we implement social credit score systems?’ as they examine the ethics associated with new and emerging technologies.



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?

The 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

Plastic Planet: Community of Inquiry

In this activity, students participate in a community of inquiry to discuss the properties that make plastics useful and the impacts of plastics on the planet.

Contains curriculum links to:
Years 5 – 9
Chemistry, Technology 



$10 per student


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

Age Recommendation

Years 4 - 8

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