Student Day: Toowoomba
11 October 2021


WSFQ Toowoomba 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.

This year students will experience a Big Bang Science Show and virtual Q&A with Dr Karl, and then spend some self-led time exploring the City Of Science at Cobb and Co Museum, giving them access to hands-on science activities, real life scientists, and fascinating displays.

SESSION 1 (recommended for Years 3-6)

  • 10am-10.45am: Virtual Q&A with Dr Karl and Big Bang Show
  • 10.45am-11.45am: City of Science

SESSION 2 (recommended for Years 7-12)

  • 12pm-12.45pm – Virtual Q&A with Dr Karl and Big Bang Show
  • 12.45pm-1.45pm – City of Science

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.

Use the online booking form, or phone 07 4659 4900, 9am to 4pm, Monday – Friday to book.

For patrons requiring special needs access, please refer here to the Cobb+Co Museum’s individual needs page.

Camouflage Master: Lifecycles

Give students the opportunity to get up close and experience first-hand the different life cycle stages of the Goliath Stick Insect, a local resident of many suburban backyards in South East Queensland.

Microorganisms and Malaria

Students will learn about the microorganisms that cause malaria, the deadliest parasitic disease of humans. You will also learn about malaria in birds, and examine images of bird blood smears. Can you spot the parasites in each image?

Maker Space: Land Sailing Rovers

How far will your wind-powered vehicle travel down a test track?




COBB+CO MUSEUM, Toowoomba City, QLD, Australia

Age Recommendation

Years 3 - 12

Session Times

Student Day: Toowoomba

11 October 2021

300mins 9:30am



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