Invention Convention

Questacon Invention Convention

Don't just use the latest technology- create it!

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Workshops for students

School Workshops

Workshops in Canberra

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Holiday Workshops

Workshops during the school holidays

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Touring School Workshops

Touring workshops brought to your classroom.

students building their prototype

Virtual Excursion

Live workshops streamed from our studios in Canberra to your school.

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Workshops for teachers

Teacher Workshops

Accredited workshops for teachers.

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Social Media

See what everyone's been up to.

Workshops around Australia

Within the Community

Enterprising Australians

Find out about Australian inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs.

Taj Pabari, founder of Fiftysix Creations, works with a student

Community Events

Public events and talks.

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Make at Questacon in Canberra

Holiday Workshops

July registration is opening soon!

If you wish to be notified when registration opens, please email bookings@questacon.edu.au.

 

Check out The Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre (IPTLC) located in Deakin and sign the kids up to a workshop during the July school holidays.

These hands-on workshops designed for young people aged between 10-15 years old will unleash the inner inventor, designer or maker.

Participants will get the opportunity to meet other like-minded people, make some cool stuff, get great advice on their creations, and find out how to further develop their ideas while having heaps of fun along the way!

Morning and afternoon workshops are available on 17, 18 and 19 July:

 

Tuesday 17 July

Wednesday 18 July

Thursday 19 July

Morning

(9am-12pm)

Wacky Racers

Gamecraft

Strange Devices

Afternoon

(1pm-4pm)

Rockets

Enginuity

Crash Test

*Workshops subject to change prior to release of registration form | **Participants staying for a full day will be supervised over lunch and should bring their own lunch, water, a hat and sunscreen.

Tuesday 17 July
Wacky Racers (AM)

Create car like racers that can go fast, go slow or solve different stylised challenges!

Rockets (PM)

3… 2… 1… Blast off! Experiment with different designs to see if you can launch your rocket into outer space.

Wednesday 18 July

GameCraft (AM)

What goes into creating a computer game? Learn to make your own mini game using Scratch, then invent a wacky new way to control it!

Enginuity (PM)

Why do something the easy way when you could engineer a loopy, over-the-top, domino-effect machine to do it for you?

Thursday 19 July

Strange Devices (AM)

Combining your wild ideas to make outrageous yet functional new inventions!

Crash Test

Protect your precious cargo. Design and build a vehicle that’s going to get crumpled in a collision, but leave the occupants unscathed.

Workshops: $55 per session (incl. GST)
Q Club members: $44 per session (incl. GST)

July registration is opening soon!

If you wish to be notified when registration opens, please email bookings@questacon.edu.au.

 

To Book:

Ph: 1800 889 995
Fax: 1800 641 171
E: bookings@questacon.edu.au

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