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Kids in Technology Class
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10am - 2.30pm

Our community STEM Expo is back as part of National Science Week and we invite you to come along for a fun-filled day as we celebrate all things STEM. There will be activities and exhibits for all ages to enjoy and exciting and interactive STEM workshops. The popular Recycled Fashion Parade and Spaghetti Bridge Challenge are returning, as are the UQ Science Demo Troupe who will be performing on stage at 11.00am and 12.30pm.

General entry is free and open to everyone. Workshops range from $15-25 and we recommend early registration as places are limited. Parents and carers are welcome (and encouraged!) to participate alongside their children to learn with them. 

Food and drink will be available to purchase.

So please save the date and we look forward to seeing you there!

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Hall Exhibits

Hall Activities & Exhibits

There will be a wide range of free activities and exhibits including: UQ Demo Troupe live on stage at 11am and 12.30pm | Cross River Rail "Science of Tunnelling" activities, with VR Experience | Cool Aeronautics | Live Bee Hive Display & Honey Tasting | Spaghetti Bridge Challenge | Balmoral High School STEM Team | Bulimba Creek Catchment | Queensland Museum Displays | Maker Space | Marble Run Activity | Recycled Fashion Display and Parade at around 2.10pm once workshops have finished. 

Recycled Fashion Parade
Cross River Rail - Science of Tunnelling
Recycled Fashion Parade
Cross River Rail - Science of Tunnelling
Recycled Fashion Parade
Cool Aeronautics
Cool Aeronautics
Marble Run Activity
Bee & Honey Experience
Queensland Museum Displays
Balmoral High School STEM Team
Recycled Fashion Parade

Spaghetti Bridge Challenge

The Spaghetti Bridge Challenge is a fun and inspiring opportunity for students to test their engineering skills and experience the planning, creativity and problem solving required for a career in engineering. The challenge is to build the strongest bridge weighing no more than 250g, constructed with only store-bought spaghetti (or paddle pop sticks for Prep to Grade 3) and glue, to span a gap of 35cm. Enter as a team or individually. 


Prizes: Winner Junior Team (Prep to Gr 3), Winner Senior Team (Gr 4 - 6), Winner Individual Entry (Prep to Gr 3), Winner Individual Entry (Gr 4 - 6).



Recycled Fashion Parade

Our very popular Recycled Fashion Parade is back again this year and will be held at 2.10pm after the workshops are finished. Parade your own stylish creation or find a model to adorn your masterpiece. Children and adults are both welcome and encouraged to participate. Go crazy with creativity! We are also looking for donated recycled materials. Please contact our coordinator Wei for more information and to get involved. 



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