Quantum Victoria Science excursion Y5-10

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Date(s) - 15/08/2019
9:30 am - 2:15 pm

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Quantum Victoria

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SUPER SCIENCE EXCURSIONs for Years 5-10 – with QUANTUM VICTORIA on Thursday August 15, 2019 

Children will get to use the State of the Art facilities at Quantum Victoria.

Grades 5 and 6 can be involved in a Minecraft team activity building a model of a famous 3D landmark

Grades 7 and 8 can undertake research into the Endangered Giant Earthworm of Gippsland

Grades 9-10 can be involved in a simulation exercise in Forensics.  More details on each activity can be found on the Quantum Victoria website at https://www.quantumvictoria.vic.edu.au.

IMPORTANT DETAILS

Ages:  Grades 5-10 (no exceptions unfortunately)

Location:  235 Kingsbury Dve, Macleod West, VIC 3085 (Housed in a school)

Cost: $30 per student (Heavily subsidised)

Time: 9:30 am-2:15 pm

Bring:  Morning tea and lunch.  (Please avoid nuts as it is a school premises.)

Parent Involvement: 

Please could you advise on registration if you have a Working with Childrens Check and are happy to supervise a group of between 15-25 including at lunchtime.  Naturally, we would place you with your child’s group.  (Siblings and other parents cannot stay but there is Bundoora Park nearby – see below.)

Special needs:  If your child has special needs, you may stay with them if you have a Working With Childrens Check.

Numbers: Each group will have 15-25 students enrolled.

Bookings Close:  February 22nd, 2019

To register: click on https://www.trybooking.com/YSSV

  • Select the day you want and order.  The other day will be listed as ‘sold out’ but isn’t.  Then select the other day and you can then add those tickets to your order.

All attendees must read and agree to the HEN Event Guidelines.  https://home-ed.vic.edu.au/guidelines-for-hen-event-attendees/  While you are delegating some authority, please ensure that your children understand that they need to respect and obey the instructions of the supervising parent for their group, in your absence.  If your child has any behavior issues, please stay with them.

 

Parents with other children could attend Bundoora Park whilst the school aged children were at Quantum.  It is a wonderful park with cafe, playgrounds, children’s farm etc. that would be most suitable for the parents with toddlers.   It is only about 3 km away via Plenty Road and Kingsbury Dve.  Below are the links to Bundoora Park Homepage, location map, visitor’s centre and cafe and the Children’s Farm:

http://www.bundoorapark.com.au/

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