Science Week for schools

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Glass, more than meets the eye.

QVMAG will once again be running a special schools' program for Science Week from 15-19 August 2022.

The program which is designed for primary school students will celebrate the many roles that glass plays in our lives.

The 2022 program will include the following activities:
  • Through the looking glass — Planetarium mini show: Find out how telescopes have given us a window into the universe.
  • Hands on glass:   Students will be challenged by a range of hands-on activities related to glass including exploring prisms, lenses and double glazing.
  • Under the microscope: Use magnifiers and microscopes to examine and learn about fascinating objects from the QVMAG collection.
  • From sand to glass:  Discover how glass is made and blown in this film which has been created with local glass studio — Glass Manifesto
  • Exploring through glass:   Exploring glass through connection to country. Students will create a pendant to take home.

This whole-day experience is only $8 per student.

Booking Information

More information and timetables  For more information on timetables and session times, download the booking request form here(DOCX, 121KB)
Request a booking To request a booking, fill in the booking request form(DOCX, 121KB) and email it to education@qvmag.tas.gov.au
Contact details For more information about Science Week for schools, please contact education@qvmag.tas.gov.auor call Sue Street, Education Officer on 6323 3704.
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