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School STEM Excursions

Schools…Let’s Join Forces!

Looking for a fun but educational STEM excursion for your students? Stimulate your students’ natural curiosity with two floors of interactive science exhibits and inquisitive science and planetarium shows suitable for students from preschool through to high school. We can accommodate group sizes of 20 to 240, and tailor excursions to ensure your group is getting the most out of their experience.

All school bookings are essential.

 

We are COVID Safe

School Excursions are BACK ON! To help your Principal make the best decision for your school, we have included below our comprehensive COVID safety measures put in place including operations plans, floor plans and crowd management plans.

 

Your safety, as well as our staff, is of utmost importance and we will continue to follow the NSW Health guidelines of operation during the pandemic. Please click the links below to learn more about our plans to stay safe.

 

What To Expect

Interactive Exhibits

Our exhibition gallery consists of over 90 hands-on exhibits that demonstrate STEM in action. The majority of our exhibits are aligned to the NSW Curriculum and our team support you in finding ways to engage students in STEM activities through the use of our interactive exhibits. ticket to the world

Science Shows

Bring the facts to life with our interactive science demonstrations. From Liquid Nitrogen to Physical Phenomena, we offer a selection of inspiring science shows presented in our Science Theatre.
With links to the NSW curriculum, shows are approximately 30 minutes long and are adapted to suit all ages and abilities.

 

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Planetarium

Witness the wonders of the universe in the most digitally advanced Planetarium in NSW. School students can experience
our full-dome immersive Solar System Expedition show, where they will learn about the solar system from a live presenter.

 

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Outreach

Can’t make it to Science Space? The stars can always align with you through our innovative outreach program that brings our science shows to your school. Or, if you are looking for an
‘out of this world’ experience, the team can bring the stars to you through our mobile planetarium. In addition, we are now offering hands-on outreach STEM activity workshops for small groups using our classroom sets of the latest technology.

 

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star trails outreach on the road

STEM Zone

Tinker, create, make in our newly developed STEM Zone – it’s a one-stop-shop for hands-on student STEM engagement. We offer special, tailored small group STEM experiences to school groups.
Head to our STEM Zone page to learn everything on offer for your school visit.

 

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Pricing

TYPE OF GROUP DURATION  PER STUDENT COST
Standard Preschool/ School Visit 2 hours $12
Extended School Visit with STEM ZONE 2.5 hours $16
Seniors (one show) 90 min $14
Scouts (min 30, max 140) 90 min $20

 

Booking Your Visit

Submit your Online Excursion Request form today!

 

 

Our ABN is 61 060 567 686.

Please note:

  • Minimum group size is 20 school students (or seniors)
  • A Science Shop visit can also be factored into your excursion and should be requested when booking. Most schools allow students to purchase souvenirs from the Science Shop which provides the opportunity for them to practice addition and cash handling in a real-life retail environment.
  • Due to Covid 19, our kiosk is currently closed. However, we have drink and snack vending machines on site available for students.
  • Teacher ratio is 1:12 free (1:5 for groups with special needs and preschools). Additional teachers/adult helpers will be charged the concession rate of $14 per head.
  • There is no GST on school excursion prices