Community Leaders
9 March 2022
THE EDGE, STATE LIBRARY OF QUEENSLAND

Summary

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.

This program addresses key curriculum, including Year 7 (ACSHE119, ACSHE120, ACSHE121), Year 8 (ACSHE134, ACSHE226, ACSHE135, ACSHE136), Year 9 (ACSHE157, ACSHE160, ACSHE228), Year 10 (ACSHE191, ACSHE194, ACSHE230).

 

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School Information

To book, complete the QTIX School Group Booking Request form.

If you have any questions, please phone a QTIX Groups Bookings Officer on (07) 3840 7466.

Please note the student to adult ratio – please see our Information for Schools page for details.

 

Accessibility

Patrons with special access needs – 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
Physics
Technology 

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
Physics
Technology 

Cost

$10 per student

Location

THE EDGE, STATE LIBRARY OF QUEENSLAND, South Brisbane, QLD,

Age Recommendation

Years 7 – 10

Session Times

Community Leaders

09 March 2022

60mins 1:00pm

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