Secondary Programs

iPad with Globe and Map
Outreach

3rd Rock

Use augmented reality to explore our changing earth and create a digital poster to share your discoveries.

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Wind Turbines on Hill
Onsite

Wind Turbine Design Challenge

How does wind make electricity? Explore turbines through VR then work as an engineer to design and build a wind turbine before visiting Waubra wind farm to get up and close with these amazing structures.

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Onsite

Seismic Engineering

Earthquakes are devastating natural disasters. Explore earthquakes through VR then work as an engineer to design and build an earthquake proof house using the ‘Engineering Design Process’. You must stay in budget and survive the earthquake simulator.

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Fire
Onsite

Fire Ecology

Investigate the role of fire in Woowookarung Regional Park. Head out into the field and gather real time data on the impacts of fire and help build the ESRI database using GIS mapping.

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Water Sea Image
Onsite

Water Analysis

Work as an analytical chemist in monitoring water quality. Use gravimetric analysis, UV-Vis Spectroscopy and Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS) to analyze water.

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Earth Ed Photos - Skull
Outreach

Evolution

Observing and measuring various hominins, investigating our own human evolution through accurate life size models and skulls.

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Rocket
Outreach

Fuel Cells

Explore how PEM electrolysers and PEM fuel cells work, their current and potential future uses in society while comparing their benefits and costs with other alternative energy sources.

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Mindstorm Stock Image
Onsite

Mission Mindstorm

Build a smart autonomous rescue robot to help gather intelligence from a collapsed mine. A real life application for robotics using Lego EV3 robots.

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