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Scitech is excited to be hosting workshops from The Telethon Kids Institute Discovery Centre these April school holidays!

Delivered by actual Telethon Kids researchers, these workshops see topics in science, health and research brought to life through fun games, exciting experiments, and hands-on activities.

These special workshops run for 1 hour and costs $20 per child which includes Scitech access, or $15 per child for Scitech members. There are sessions suitable for junior scientists of various ages. Meet our researchers and ignite the love of science by booking one, or more, tickets to our workshops below!

Cost: $20 per child | $15 per child for Members
Date:
Tuesday 12 – Thursday 21 April 2022
Location: Scitech Lab

Please be advised all workshops are currently sold out.

What's In Your Blood

Learn about the composition of blood and the different roles each part plays by creating blood which you can take home. There’s no need to be squeamish, as we’ll be creating our blood sample using edible ingredients.

Date: Wednesday 13 and Thursday 21 April 2022
Time: 1-2pm
Age: 9-12

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Power of Our Lungs

Our lungs do a lot of amazing things for our bodies, including allowing us to breathe. In this workshop, you will get to build and take home your very own lung model to learn about how our lungs work.

Date: Wednesday 13 and Thursday 21 April 2022
Time: 10.30-11.30am
Age: 5-9

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Fight or Flight

What is the flight or fight response and how is it triggered? Our researchers from the Mental Health team will guide you to explore the inner workings of our brains in this insightful workshop on brain and behavior.

Date: Wednesday 20 April 2022
Time: 1-2pm
Age: 9-12

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Brainy Circuits

Ouch! You just touched a hot pan, but how did you know your finger was hot? Learn about the information highway that controls everything you do in this practical workshop about the brain and the nervous system.

Date: Tuesday 12 April 2022
Time: 1-2pm
Age: 9-12

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Poo and You!

Learn about the different organs that make up our digestive system in this fun and messy workshop where you’ll get to track the journey from food to poo with the help of gut microbiome researchers.

Date: Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 20 April 2022
Time: 10.30-11.30am
Age: 5-9

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