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.

 

COVID-19

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
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, Australia

Age Recommendation

Years 7 – 10

Session Times

Community Leaders

09 March 2022

60 mins 1:00pm

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