2022 Student Day: Ipswich
9 September 2022
THE WORKSHOPS RAIL MUSEUM

Summary

WSFQ Ipswich Schools Day is designed to engage students in stimulating and inspiring experiences that showcase careers in STEM, including discussions with scientists, hands-on activities and exciting science shows.

Students will explore STEM through self-led exploration, giving them access to hands-on science activities, real life scientists and fascinating displays. The day will also include pop-up science shows and inspiring talks from STEM Professionals showcasing STEM careers and career pathways.

There are three sessions available to book:

Session 1 Primary School
Science Show: 9.30am-10.15am
Science Activities: 10.15am-11.15am

Session 2 Primary School
Science Show: 11am-11.45am
Science Activities: 11.45am-12.45pm

Session 3 High School
Science Show: 12.30pm-1.15pm
Science Activities: 1.15pm-2.15pm

 

Get hands-on with the following activities:

 

  • Lego Mindstorm – robotics with USQ
  • VR with Professor Tech and OzGrav
  • Cross River Rail
  • Red Rocket 3 Science rock band
  • Its Rocket Science rocket show
  • Sea Under Sea/Coral Watch – underwater drones, marine ecology
  • Griffith Uni – Science on the Go! ( chemistry)
  • UQ Science Demo Troupe (physics)
  • QM Snail Experts
  • QM Spider Experts
  • Webster the Giant Peacock Spider Puppet
  • STEM Punks STEM Innovation Challenge
  • WSFB Curiocity ‘Local Heroes’ Endangered Species Art Activity

More Information

School Information
Bookings are essential for all schools and groups.

Our Booking Officer is available to assist with your planning according to group sizes, focus topics and any group members with special needs.

To make a booking please complete the online booking form or contact our Bookings Officer on +61 (07) 3432 5100 Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4:00pm.

Accessibility
For patrons requiring special needs access, please refer here to The Workshops Rail Museum accessibility page.

2022 WSFQ: Curriculum Links for Schools
I am a Scientist: Investigating Insects

Examine a range of insects and the purpose of their external features.

Fantastic Features: Teacher Resource

Explore the adaptations that assist the growth and survival of a range of organisms.

Plastic Planet: Community of Inquiry

Participate in a community of inquiry to discuss the properties that make plastics useful and the impacts of plastics on the planet.

Cost

Free

Location

THE WORKSHOPS RAIL MUSEUM, North Ipswich, QLD,

Session Times

2022 Student Day: Ipswich

09 September 2022

0 mins 9:30am

FREE EVENT

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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