School Holiday Workshops

2021 Winter School Holiday Workshops

Enquiries are welcome by contacting SMART on 4921 7187 or via smart@newcastle.edu.au


Float, Hover and Fly!

skygliders paperplanes

Wednesday 30th June 2021

Students in year 3-6 (aged 8-12) are invited to join the SMART team for an exciting day of hands-on science and engineering, exploring the wonders of flight!

In this workshop we work together to make things float, hover and fly!

Throughout the day, attendees will make their own flying, floating and hovering craft. At the end of the day, participants will test out their creations in the 'Flight Arcade' in the Great Hall! There will be catapult targets, hovercraft bowling, parachute practice, giant bubbles and more!

Register via Eventbrite (click here)


Enviro Designers!

labcoats tsunami_model

Thursday 1st July 2021

Students in year 3-6 (aged 8-12) are invited to join the SMART team for an exciting day of hands-on science and engineering!

In this workshop, we investigate environmental science, and work together to design engineering solutions!

Attendees will create and test their own power generating water turbine in a simulation, extract core samples from an unknown materials, generate tornadoes, design their own filtration devices, and complete a team challenge at the end of the day!

Register via Eventbrite (click here)

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.