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Questacon Smart Skills Teacher Workshops are no longer supported offerings. For Questacon's current Educator Professional Learning programs, check out Engineering is Elementary or Cyber Ready.

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Make at Questacon in Canberra

Holiday Workshops

Tickets are on sale now for the April School Holiday Workshops 2022. 

Questacon Maker Project Holiday Workshops (3 hour session)

  • For ages 10-15 Years
  • Supervised workshop

Held in Questacon’s Maker Space at the Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre, 60 Denison St Deakin ACT.

Get innovating these school holidays with our Questacon Maker Project Holiday Program! Held in our custom Maker Space at Deakin, 10-15 year olds will spend each session tinkering and designing, guided by our Maker facilitators. Participants will have access to a suite of resources they can utilise to explore inquiry engineering challenges, using a mix of Maker Space assorted materials and technology.

Tickets are essential and can be purchased via Ticketek. All participants will need to be signed-in by a parent or guardian 15 minutes prior to workshops commencing. Closed in shoes are required, and participants should bring a water bottle. We’ll provide the rest!

Wacky Racers:
Tues 19 April 2022 9am

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

Simple Submersibles:
Wed 20 April 2022 9am

Up, down and stay! Explore the watery depths with your own handmade under water machine.

For tickets to the Questacon Maker Project Holiday Workshop, please visit https://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=QUESTHP22.

Please note: Maker Project Holiday Workshops are not held at the main Questacon Centre in Parkes. This Holiday Program operates from the Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre, a Questacon facility located at 60 Denison St, Deakin ACT. 

Contact our friendly bookings team at outreachbookings@questacon.edu.au for more information.
Access our Terms and conditions for Maker Project Holiday Workshops here.