Home School Workshops
Scitech CSIRO Lab Workshops cater for home school children aged 4 to 16 years old, with a variety of workshop topics on offer to ensure there's something for everyone.
Learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) in an engaging environment. Practice skills, explore ideas and build self-esteem and confidence as you make new friends with likeminded peers.
All workshops are held in the CSIRO Lab unless stated otherwise.
- Edison Robots – 8 to 16 year olds 18 September
Students learn about the principles of coding using Edison robots. Using block coding, students will program their robots to complete a challenged based task.
When Tuesday 18 September Time 1.30 pm – 2.45 pm Ages 8-16 year olds Cost Member $12, Non-members $15
- Space Race Maths Game – 6 to 9 years old 9 & 10 Oct
Over two sessions on two days, students learn about the solar system, geometry and maths by building and playing a space race game. In the second week they will be guided to design their own board game or develop the space race game further. Take the games home and share the fun and learning with friends and family.
When Tuesday 9 October & Wednesday 10 October Time 1.30 pm – 3.00pm Ages 6-9 year olds Cost Member $30, Non-members $35
- Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning 9 & 10 Oct
Over two sessions, students learn about the concept of how a computer works by creating a learning machine. Teach the learning machine to play a game and to “remember” just like AI (Artificial intelligence). Students take home their game set up to share their learning machine with friends and family.
When Tuesday 9 October & Wednesday 10 October Time 1.30 pm – 3.00pm Ages 10 - 17 year olds Cost Member $35, Non-members $40 Location Rio Tinto Tinkering Space, Scitech
- littleBitsTM designers – 8 to 16 year olds 22, 23 & 24 October
Students will design an electronic contraption by thinking, making, trying and refining, while investigating how electrical energy can control movement and light. Real world engineering and tinkering.
When Monday 22 October, Tuesday 23 October & Wednesday 24 October Time 1.30 pm – 3.00 pm Ages 8 - 16 year olds Cost Member $14, Non-members $16
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