Dr Chris Ferrie’s Practical Science (Years 10-12)
11 March 2022
THE NUCLEUS, SISTERS GREEN LAWN (OUTSIDE QUEENSLAND MUSEUM LEVEL 1 ENTRY)

Summary

What’s more fun than a practical joke? A SCIENTIFIC practical joke! 

Learn about science while performing fun and hilarious pranks from the number one bestselling science author for kids Dr Chris Ferrie. Using everyday household items, students can exploit the laws of physics, biology, and chemistry through entertaining (and perfectly safe) activities.  

Formulate questions and hypothesis, observe, ask questions and engage in discussions using everyday things! 

This event is recommended for school students in Years 10 – 12.

This program addresses key curriculum, including Year 7 (ACSIS124, ACSIS133), Year 8 (ACSUS139, ACSIS148). 

 

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Dr Chris Ferrie

Chris Ferrie

Speaker

Chris Ferrie

Chris Ferrie is an Associate Professor at the University of Technology Sydney and the Centre for Quantum Software and Information. His research interests include quantum learning and control. He obtained...

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School Information

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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

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Supporting Learning Resources

Science of Change, Life and Explosions

See three of Australia’s leading chemists explore all the ways atoms and molecules interact, and learn why DNA looks like a spring, why bombs explode, and much, much more.

Contains curriculum links to:
Years 3 – 12
Chemistry 

SparkLab: Mix Master

In this challenge, use household items available to predict and observe what happens when you combine chemicals and become a mix master.

Contains curriculum links to:
Years 1, 5, 8
Chemistry 

Cost

$10 per student

Location

Cultural Centre station, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia

Age Recommendation

Years 10 - 12

Session Times

Dr Chris Ferrie’s Practical Science (years 10-12)

11 March 2022

60mins 10:00am

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