WSFQ Townsville Student 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.
Session 1 Primary School
Superfun Science Show: 9.30am-10.15am
Museum-wide Science Activities: 10.15am-11.15am
Session 2 Primary School
Superfun Science Show: 11am-11.45am
Museum-wide Science Activities: 11.45am-12.45pm
Session 3 Mixed grades with High School focus
Superfun Science Show: 12.30pm-1.15pm
Museum-wide Science Activities: 1.15pm-2.15pm
And much more!!
Ignite your students’ love for STEM and make your school group booking today, spaces are limited.
At each World Science Festival Queensland school session, students will enjoy fun science shows, a variety of tailored activities, action-packed demonstrations and will be encouraged to move around the venue to explore hands-on activities with robots, VR and all kinds of tech. As well as enjoying the museum itself!
Length of visit is usually around 2 hours for each school session. Schools can book into any one of the three sessions across the day noting that typically younger grades are booked in the morning sessions.
Bookings are free but 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.
For patrons requiring special needs access, please refer here to the Museum of Tropical Queensland accessibility page.
Examine a range of insects and the purpose of their external features.
Explore the adaptations that assist the growth and survival of a range of organisms.
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