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Science Outreach at Curtin

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The Faculty of Science and Engineering is committed to keeping in contact with the community in which it operates. The Science Outreach Program offers many opportunities for science events, excursions and activities for schools, teachers and the community – most of which are free.

Excursion Information

Evacuation plan
Map of Curtin University
Public Liability Insurance Certificate of Currency

Details

Date/s: ongoing
Who is it for?: All schools
To join: Sign up here.
Cost: Free.

Curtin Curious Schools

Description: The Faculty has a number of WA schools who are part of the Curious Schools Program. By joining up with Curious Schools we are able to regularly contact teachers who will then receive information about Curtin Science Outreach activities, offers and other relevant news. If you would like to join our list (we’re not jealous people, so we don’t care if you’re already affiliated to another WA university!), sign up here.

Details

Date/s: The best times to visit are during uni non-teaching periods.
Location: Curtin University Bentley Campus (although we have several other campuses you may like to visit including WA School of the Mines (WASM) in Kalgoorlie
Who is it for?: Excursions better suit secondary students but contact us and we’ll see what we can do
Cost: Free (bookings are limited)

School Excursions – visiting Curtin

By visiting Curtin you can view state-of-the art facilities including scanning electron microscopes, chemistry labs and Curtin Aquatic Research Labs. Students can also experience demonstrations and take part in hands-on activities and lab sessions. If you would like to have a whole day visit, then we can recommend sites on campus where you can source lunches and snacks.

Available dates

Available dates for school visits to Curtin University 2014:
3 Feb to 28 Feb
9 June to 4 July
21 July to 1 August
1 September to 5 September
10 November to 18 December

More information or to book

Contact Science Outreach or complete the Booking Form

Details

Date/s: Dates can be negotiated and depend on the availability of our outreach staff and the location of your school
Location: Your school, preferably a science lab
Who is it for?: Incursions are available for primary schools (upper primary is preferred) and secondary schools
Cost: Free (bookings are limited)

School Incursions – we visit you

A visit from Science connections can be tailored to your needs, and generally involves interactive science demonstrations.

We can provide:

Why not contact us today to see what we can do for you?

More information or to book

Contact Science Outreach or complete the Booking Form

Details

Date/s: dates can be negotiated and depend on the availability of our scientists and whether you’re coming to us or us to you
Location: Curtin or your school
Who is it for?: Expert speakers are more used to speaking to upper primary and secondary students – but ask and we’ll se what we can do
Cost: Free (bookings are limited)

Expert speakers

You’ll get a talk from a speaker in a science field of their expertise.

More information or to book

Contact Science Outreach or complete the Booking Form