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K-12 Science 2 Schools Traveling Science Programs: QUT Extreme Science

Program Title:
QUT Extreme Science
Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Geographical Area:
We visit schools within a 100km radius from the Brisbane CBD.
General Description:
The QUT Extreme Science van delivers highly engaging hands on workshops in your classroom, covering a range of contempory science topics .

The aims of Extreme Science are to:
Increase awareness and interest in science and technology among primary and middle school students and the wider community, thus improving overall scientific literacy.
Increase awareness of the cultural, economic, social and environmental benefits of science.
Provide support to teachers through the provision of scientific resources and general academic support.
Increase awareness of the benefits of a science vocation.
Area of Science:
grades 5-7
- environmental
- chemistry
- microscopy
- geology

grades 8-10
- Biotechnology
Target Grade Levels:
years 5 to 10
Target Group Size:
30 students

The information contained in this page is accurate as of October, 2007.