Queensland Museum’s premier STEM space, SparkLab Sciencentre encourages students to feed their inquisitive minds through hands-on, interactive play. At the Maker Space, students can design and build a solution to a realworld challenge, test their ideas, and improve their designs accordingly. The Science Bar allows students to engage with live experiments, while Science on a Sphere explores subjects ranging from extreme weather events to the surface of Mars.
To book, complete the Queensland Museum School Group Booking Request form
If you have any questions, please phone the Queensland Museum Groups Bookings Officer on (07) 3153 4401.
Please note the student to adult ratio – please see our Information for Schools page for details.
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SparkLab Exhibition Guide provides an overview of the experience, including information about SparkLab zones and exhibit highlights, things to do and think or talk about at an exhibit, programming information, links to the rest of the museum, and an exhibition map.
SparkLab exhibits and programs link to the Australian National Curriculum in the learning areas of Science, Technologies and Mathematics, and support students to develop their general capabilities in Literacy, Numeracy, and Critical and Creative Thinking. Direct links exists for Physical Sciences Chemical Sciences, Earth and Space Sciences and Science Inquiry Skills, along with links to Design and Technologies knowledge, processes and skills.
Prep – Year 2/ Year 3–4/ Year 5–6/ Year 7–8
Source ideas for STEM activities in the classroom or at home by viewing current and past Maker Space programs.
Grey Street &, Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
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