#Where Can Science Take You? (Years 4 – 6)
9 March 2022
THE NUCLEUS, SOUTH BANK PARKLANDS

Summary

A career in STEM can take you to some extraordinary places and on some epic adventures to uncover the mysteries of our amazing planet.

Showcasing a variety of STEM and industry professionals, this stage spectacular will allow students to discover real-world inspirational jobs that show there’s no limit to where they might go and what they can do!

Recommended for Years 4-6.

This program addresses key curriculum, including Year 7 (ACSHE121), Year 8 (ACSHE136).

Supported by Project DIG, a partnership between Queensland Museum Network, BHP and BMA.

FEATURING

Cara Gately

Cara Gately

Speaker (appearing virtually)

Cara Gately

Cara Gately has over 10 years of experience in the VFX and Animation industry, having worked in a number of roles including Modelling and Lighting, and is now a Character...

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Amber Gillett

Amber Gillett

Speaker (appearing virtually)

Amber Gillett

Amber has been a wildlife veterinarian at Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital (AZWH) since 2006. Her main specialty is in the treatment and rehabilitation of koalas but her PhD (completed in...

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Melanie Olsen

Melanie Olsen

Speaker (appearing virtually)

Melanie Olsen

Melanie Olsen leads ReefWorks – Australia’s Tropical Marine Technology Test Range at the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS). ReefWorks offers a national capability to safely test marine technologies, unmanned...

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Michelle LaRue

Michelle LaRue

Speaker (appearing virtually)

Michelle LaRue

Dr Michelle LaRue is an Associate Professor of Antarctic Marine Ecology at the University of Canterbury, where she studies biogeography of penguins and seals in Antarctica. Originally from the U.S.,...

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Rochelle Lawrence

Rochelle Lawrence

Speaker

Rochelle Lawrence

Rochelle is a palaeontologist specialising in fossil preparation and digital preservation at the Queensland Museum. Her work uncovers our natural geo-heritage and makes it accessible for everyone to explore. She...

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Samantha Shellard

Samantha Shellard

Speaker

Samantha Shellard

Samantha Shellard is Works on Paper, Conservator at Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art. A role that combines both art and science to restore and conserve artworks for...

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James Haig

James Haig

Speaker

James Haig

Since studying biology at University James has had a varied career working for London Zoo and the Victorian Institute of Marine Science before becoming a park ranger/manager in land and...

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Kirsten Banks

Kirsten Banks

Speaker

Kirsten Banks

Kirsten Banks is a proud Wiradjuri astrophysicist and science communicator. As a PhD Candidate at UNSW, Kirsten studies stars in the Milky Way galaxy to unveil the history and evolution...

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Jonathan Harrison

Jonathan Harrison

Speaker

Jonathan Harrison

Jono Harrison is a theatre technician, with over 10 years of experience working and touring in the arts and entertainment industry. From America and the United Kingdom to across Australasia,...

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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.

 

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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

Cool Jobs: Statistician

Learn what it’s like using the power of maths, stats and data science to help jaguars in the Amazon, save the Great Barrier Reef, or helping people with cancer.

Contains curriculum links to:
Years 7 – 12
Technology 

STEM Careers: Dr Paul Muir

Hear from Dr Paul Muir, Marine Biologist, Queensland Museum.

Contains curriculum links to:
Years 5 – 9
Biology

STEM Careers: Dr Espen Knutsen

Hear from Espen Knutsen, Paleontologist, Queensland Museum.

Contains curriculum links to:
Years 5 – 9
Earth Space 

Cost

$10 per student

Location

South Bank Parklands, Clem Jones Promenade, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia

Age Recommendation

Years 4 - 6

Session Times

#where Can Science Take You? (years 4 – 6)

09 March 2022

60 mins 1:00pm

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