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Get a Grip On Science

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  • St Mary's College Maryborough
    51 Lennox Street, Maryborough QLD 4650, Australia

Staff and Science Ambassadors invite all Year 4 and 5 Students on the Fraser Coast to join the St Mary’s College After School STEM Program.

Register separately for each weekly event by following the links on the website, clicking the corresponding registration button and completing the form.

Session Times

Start  - Arrive at 3.15pm event starts at 3.30pm
Finishes - Pick up at 4.45pm event ends at 4.30pm


Registered children can be dropped off at gathering points, or parents can stay at the College campus and enjoy tea and coffee nearby the event.

11 August: Fire & Eggs

​Learn how to light a Bunsen burner, make objects float into the air and watch eggs dissolve before your eyes.

18 August: Bang, Zap & Move

  • How to make things go BANG;
  • Learn how to control electricity ZAPs; and
  • The science behind how hovercraft MOVE.

25 August: Immerse Yourself in VR

Walk in the infinite worlds of Virtual reality and discover augmented technology.

1 September: Amazing Race Around SMC

An exciting race around the campus, completing challenges at each stop and ending with an explosive finish.

Location Information

The venue is St Mary's College Science Courtyard. Gathering point flags will be placed at 51 Lennox Street and Adelaide Lane - students will be directed to the Science courtyard.