The Easter holidays don’t need to be all about bunnies and chocolate eggs. Scitech in the city is hosting a heap of science fun in the CSIRO Lab to keep boredom bugbears at bay.
Harness the amazing force of magnetism to make objects hover,
roll and spin. Create your own magnetic contraption to take home.
For ages four to six years/seven to nine years, April 8 from 9.30 to 10.30am/11.30am to 12.30pm, members $10, non-members $12
Learn about forces, energy and projectile motion as you build your own miniature catapult. Then test your design as you launch marshmallows at a target.
For ages eight to 11 years/11 to 14 years, April 9, at 10 to 11.15am/noon to 1.15pm, members $12, non-members $15
Experiment with acids and bases to make some fizzing chemical reactions. Use colourful indicators to test your mixtures, then make your own bubbling lava lamp to take home.
From ages four to six years/six to eight/eight to 11 years, April 14 at
9.30 to 10.30am/11.30 to 12.30pm/1.30 to 2.30pm, members $10, non-members $12
Discover how to make electrical circuits with a difference. Test out our conductive and insulating dough to learn about electricity and make some crazy electrical gadgets.
For ages seven to nine years/10 to 14 years, April 15 at 10 to 11am/noon to 1pm, members $10, non-members $12
Come in and play with Scitech’s new Edison robots. Take on our robotics challenges as you program your Edison robot to follow lines, use sensors and navigate obstacles.
To see what the Edison robot can do, go to meetedison.com
For ages eight to 11 years/11 to 14 years, April 16 at 10am to 11.30am/12.30 to 2pm, members $15, non-members $17
Science Nights: Easter Extravaganza
What happens at Scitech once the sun goes down? Prepare for a chocolate overload at this exclusive after-hours event just for kids. Be amazed by the Ignite Your Curiosity show in the Lotterywest Science Theatre, explore and sleuth through Scitech’s exhibitions as a part of the ultimate Scitech Easter egg hunt and conduct some Easter egg-speriments in the CSIRO Lab.
For ages six to 12, April 13 at 5.30 to 8.30pm, members $18, non-members $22. Pizza and drinks will be provided for booked attendees.
Visit scitech.org.au for further details.