SUPERHERO SCIENCE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS – APRIL 20!9
This year, our Easter School Holidays will be filled with MARVEL-ous superhero fun! We are bringing together some of your favourite superheroes to talk about the science behind superpowers and put your children’s skills to the test. We will be open 10am-4pm daily these school holidays including most public holidays (closed on Easter Sunday and Anzac Day).
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
- Superhero Selfies – Come have your picture taken dressed as your favourite Superhero in our green screen photobooth! (daily, selected times, free)
- Superhero Science Theatre Show – It takes a lot of energy to be a superhero! (twice daily, all ages, 30min, free)
- Superhero Challenge Logbook – Take part in the superhero challenge to see just how incredible the human body really is! The ultimate test of mind and strength. (every day, free)
- SUPER Sticky Wall – Run, jump and stick to our giant inflatable Velcro wall. See if you can hang like Spiderman! (Mon 15th-Thurs 18th only, 11am-2pm, free, weather permitting)
- Superhero Face painting (Sat 13th, Sun 14th, Sat 20th & Sat 27th only, 10am-2pm, free)
- Superhero Science Camps* -Enjoy action-packed days full of science, technology, engineering and math activities! (Mon 15th – Thurs 18th April only, for ages 6-12)
- Superhero Film Makers workshops* – Create your own superhero short film using stop motion technology! (Tues 23rd – Wed 24th, Fri 26th – Mon 29th April only, for ages 8-14, $10/child, pay on day)
- Solar System Expedition* – Blast off into outer space and tour the Solar System in our brand new fully live planetarium experience (twice daily, all ages, 30min)
*NB – additional charges apply to some shows and workshops
Superhero Science Camps!
Who are these for?
Children aged 6-12 who have a love for creating, designing and inventing (oh and superheroes!). An introduction to architecture and industrial design.
- An action-packed day full of creative science, technology, engineering, arts and math activities
- A live Superhero Science show
- Time to explore the exhibits
- Lunch pack provided (sandwich + pop top juice or water + piece of fruit; BYO morning tea)
- Fully supervised meal breaks
Finer Camp Details
DAY 1 = Flight Academy (Monday 15 April) – SOLD OUT!
Avengers assemble! Invent a flying machine to test in a vertical wind tunnel, design the ultimate Avengers plane, and launch your own superhero rockets outside. The day will finish with a liquid nitrogen rocket launch!
DAY 2 = Crash Test Lab (Tuesday 16 April) – BOOKING FAST!
Calling all Star-Lords! Are you the best inventor in the galaxy? Enter the Guardian’s invention lab to learn about life hacks and design prototypes. Smash and crash your way through a series of engineering problems.
DAY 3 = Destruction Challenge (Wednesday 17 April)
Hulk smash! Design and build the ultimate superhero hideout fit for The Hulk! Can it withstand and survive an earthquake or even a tornado! Enjoy a full day of action-packed extreme engineering challenges.
DAY 4 = Theme Park Designers (Thursday 18 April)
Design, map out and construct the ultimate superhero theme park! Learn the incredible science behind your favourite thrill rides and construct your own rollercoaster!
Standard price is just $89 +BF /per day
- Only 24 places are available for each Science Camp day. Online bookings are essential as spaces are limited and are booking fast.
- Science Camp days run from 9am-3pm. Drop off and pick up at Science Space reception.
- BYO morning tea, hat, sunscreen (lunch pack is provided)
- Please let staff know of any dietary requirements and special needs we need to be aware of well in advance of the day.
- General Science Space holiday activities and shows are subject to change on a daily basis so be sure to call or email when planning you visit in advance.
- In peak busy times such as school holidays, planetarium and science shows can book out. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment. Show tickets are issued on a first come, first served basis.