The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2018 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work.
The program takes place in over thirty-five universities and tertiary institutions, within many different laboratories and lecture theatres. Participants
- perform experiments in the laboratories,
- meet and hear senior lecturers in the lecture theatres,
- attend site visits and walk around and experience what it is like to be on the campus of a university or tertiary institution.
More than 65,000 students have taken this rare opportunity, up to date. The program also provides information about further studies in science, technology and engineering. It highlights the wide range of careers that allow students to pursue their interest and abilities in the sciences.
The Townsville Science Experience will feature a distinct STEAM flavour. Held over 3 days it will comprise two (2) days of rotational STEAM workshops comprising – Outback Drone Rescue, Geocaching, Robotics, Egg Parachute Design and Business (Idea) Incubation and promotion (again using drones). The third of three days will feature a trip to magical Magnetic Island to explore environmental issues specific to the island. Here participants will be asked to apply all the STEAM acumen they possess to help residents and interest groups on the Island promote Magnetic Island as a sustainable Tourism Destination.
Event: 25 – 27 September 2018. Best apply before 3 August 2018.
For details of cost, registration, sponsorship opportunities, food and travel expenses and more, visit the link below.
Event Cost: $190.00