WA’s Most Exciting Excursion Destination
The main objective of the GDC is to provide exciting and inspiring science education programs. We aim to ignite students’ interest in Science. Primary Education Programs focus on science, gravity, the Solar System and beyond. Students perform freefall experiments from the Leaning Tower, engage with interactive exhibits and displays, and discover the human endeavour in science in WA. Gingin Observatory is located on site and takes bookings for evening stargazing sessions.
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Rocket Science Made Easy – Model rocketry, water propelled rockets, rocket science and hands-on activities. This practical, fun and engaging session is the perfect introduction to rocketry and the basics of rocket science. A fantastic 45-50 minute session which can be repeated throughout the day to suit your timetable.
Rocket Making - An intensive 2 hour workshop in which students build, design and launch their own bottle rockets. This is an engaging hands-on session for understanding the basics of rocket science. Session includes solid propellant rockets and video footage from rock-cam for your school.
Incursion programs are suitable for a range of group sizes and all ages. Cost $5 per student, or $10 per student for Rocket Making (Minimum costs apply).
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Teacher resources, student worksheets and lesson ideas are available on the Teacher Resources section.
Professional Learning sessions are planned for 2014. Details will be available soon regarding events and dates.