An education program with a difference; sleepover at Scienceworks!
Discover how clouds are formed and how they make our most impressive weather phenomenon, lightning!
Students explore the Think Ahead exhibition and design some high-tech solutions for getting around in the city.
An insight into what the new telescopes are finding that will help us better understand our universe.
Start your students down the road to learning through robotics.
Learn how to program a Lego Mindstorms robot using a graphical programming language.
Students become engineers as they design their own marble roller coasters.
Students collect inspiration from the Think Ahead exhibition and test their creativity with a hands-on design challenge.
Set in our unique Lightning Room; find out about static electricity, electrical energy transformations and electrical safety in the home.
Explore the relationships between electricity, magnets and movement and how they are applied in devices such as generators, electromagnets and electric motors.
Travel to the Moon with Tycho the dog and then fly off towards the Sun.
Look at the Earth from space and connect the movement of the Earth to the seasons, and the day and night cycle.
Explore the similarities and differences between Earth and the other planets in our Solar System.
Uncover the mysteries of the stars in this Planetarium show.
See the night sky through different eyes, through stories told by the people of north-west Victoria.
This 45-minute, presenter-led show gives students a new perspective on the universe and provides an opportunity to appreciate our place in the cosmos.
Explore the effects of temperature on solids, liquids and gases using super-cool liquid nitrogen.
How do the Moon and Sun influence life on Earth?
Find out about the forces involved in getting rockets into space and be involved in modelling these forces.
Toys provide an ideal way for young minds to investigate the physical world.
Students use the Sportsworks exhibition to develop their skills in key areas of mathematics.
Investigate forces and energy by exploring how we use simple machines in our modern lives.
Explore the historic Spotswood Pumping Station, with videos, animations and expert talks on a portable device.
Think Ahead looks at the way we imagine the future, through innovations in science, technology, engineering and design.
Designed specifically for three to eight year olds, this exhibition allows children to explore science in the city.
Stretch your mind and muscles at Sportsworks!
Investigate the science of sports, how human bodies work, and design, materials and technologies of sports equipment.
Black Holes – Journey into the unknown traces the story of black holes, from the 18th century through to their detection almost 200 years later.
The Earth’s climate is alive, changing with the passage of time, seasons, and the ebb and flow of life itself.
Demonstrations of the principles underpinning the Unit 1 Electricity topic, featuring equipment unique to Scienceworks.
This program supports year 11 Physics, Area of study 3: “What is matter and how is it formed?”
An interactive presentation that will encourage students to respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events.