2022 Student Day: Townsville
13 May 2022
MUSEUM OF TROPICAL QUEENSLAND

Summary

WSFQ Townsville 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.

Discover a range of fun, interactive hands-on activities from STEM organisations including:

  • STEM Punks
  • The Australian Institute of Marine Science
  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery
  • Fight For Flight
  • Great Barrier Reef Foundation
  • James Cook University
  • Museum Of Underwater Art
  • OzFish Unlimited
  • Wonder Of Science
  • Webster The Peacock Spider Puppet
  • Queensland Museum Network Collections and research staff

… and many many more.

 

TIMETABLE FRIDAY 13 MAY

School Show 1 – MC Dr Joel Gilmore

9.45am-10.30am              UQ DEMO TROUPE (25mins), COOL JOBS Q&A (5mins)

10.30am-11.30am            Self-Led City Of Science

11.30am-12.00pm            GRIFFITH SCIENCE ON THE GO! (25mins), Student Reflection (5mins)

 

School Show – 2 MC Dr Joel Gilmore

12.15pm-1pm                     GRIFFITH SCIENCE ON THE GO! (25mins), COOL JOBS Q&A (5mins)

1pm-2pm                            Self-Led City Of Science

2pm-2.30pm                      UQ DEMO TROUPE (25mins), Student Reflection (5mins)

 

 

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 contact the Learning Officer via email or phone (07) 4726 0600 between 9.30am – 4pm Monday to Friday.

Accessibility
For patrons requiring special needs access, please refer here to the Museum of Tropical Queensland 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

MUSEUM OF TROPICAL QUEENSLAND, Townsville, QLD, Australia

Session Times

2022 Student Day: Townsville

13 May 2022

0 mins 9:30am

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