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September Holiday CSIRO Science Days

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by Susan Jackson (subscribe)
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Discover the fun of science
CSIRO Science Days September Holidays
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If your children are aged between 7 and 12 years old and you are looking for something different for them to do in the upcoming September break, then take a look at this school holiday activity. Consider dropping off your kids for a fun filled day of science activities and experiments. CSIRO run the Double Helix Science Club holiday programs, in 3 Brisbane locations.

CSIRO Double Helix Club Science Holiday program
Image courtesy of CSIRO
The activities for the day will include:

Exploring colour and light and making your own kaleidoscope,
Creating and testing a mousetrap racer, and
Investigating density and a Cartesian diver

The one day program runs from
9am - 3pm. Your child will need closed in shoes, a hat, plus lunch, snacks and a drink. The cost is $65 for Double Helix Science Club members or $75 for non members.

The dates on offer are:
Redlands Shire - 24 Sep, 2012 @ Capalaba
Pine Rivers Shire - 26 Sep @ Lawnton
Central Brisbane - 28 Sep @ University of Queensland St Lucia Campus

CSIRO Double Helix Club Science Holiday program
Image courtesy of CSIRO

For more information and to download a booking form, visit the CSIRO website. You can also contact Mrs Susan Burchill, Senior Education Officer for CSIRO Education - South Queensland, on
Tel: (07) 3833 5558 or email: susan.burchill@csiro.au Parents don't need to stay, you sign your child in and out of the care of the education staff. Note that bookings are essential.

CSIRO also have a great e newsletter you can subscribe to, filled with interesting facts, news, quizzes and science investigations to try at home.

CSIRO Double Helix Club Science Holiday program
Image courtesy of CSIRO


For something different this holiday, discover the fun of science.
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When: Sep holidays 2012 on 24, 26 & 28 Sep
Phone: 61 2 6276 6643
Website: www.csiro.au
Where: 3 Brisbane locations - Capalaba, Lawnton and St Lucia
Cost: $65 for Double Helix Science Club members and $75 for non members
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