NEW! Canberra STEM tours

We’ve created a new range of curriculum-linked STEM tours for primary and secondary school students, which support Australia’s National STEM strategy. Our new programs will introduce primary school students to the exciting world of STEM and inspire secondary students to take on more challenging STEM subjects and open their minds to the possibility of a career in these fields. Not…

STEM Canberra tour

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NEW! Canberra STEM tours

We’ve created a new range of curriculum-linked STEM tours for primary and secondary school students, which support Australia’s National STEM strategy. Our new programs will introduce primary school students to the exciting world of STEM and inspire secondary students to take on more challenging STEM subjects and open their minds to the possibility of a career in these fields. Not…

NEW! Canberra STEM tours

We’ve created a new range of curriculum-linked STEM tours for primary and secondary school students, which support Australia’s National STEM strategy. Our new programs will introduce primary school students to the exciting world of STEM and inspire secondary students to take on more challenging STEM subjects and open their minds to the possibility of a career in these fields.

Not only will students develop skills in these learning areas, but they also develop some general capabilities including:

Problem-solving Critical analysis
Creativity Logical reasoning
Teamwork Independent thinking
Initiative Strong communication
Digital Literacy Curiosity
Collaboration

We’re excited to announce our first release to our most popular Australian tour destination and capital city, Canberra.


Primary focused tour

Learning areas
  • Civics and Citizenship
  • Australian History
  • STEM
Highlights
  • STEM: learning through play at Bricks 4 Kidz
  • Explore the research buildings and telescope domes of Mt Stromlo Observatory
  • Discover how technology has evolved at the National Film and Sound Archives
  • See firsthand what happens to our recycling at the Recycling Discovery Hub

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Secondary focused tour

Learning areas
  • Astronomy
  • Digital technology
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
Highlights
  • Inquiry-based learning robotics workshop at CSIRO
  • Explore innovative solutions to engineering challenges at the Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre
  • Participate in a stargazing session using Mt Stromlo’s outreach telescopes
  • Learn about mathematical knots and shapes at the Australian National University

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Secondary focused tour (Years 9-12)

Learning areas
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • Biology and Sustainability
Highlights
  • Participate in an interactive exhibition-based activity to discover how CSIRO’s innovations in science, technology, engineering and maths have influenced our lives
  • Learn about nocturnal wildlife and endangered woodlands as ecologists take you deep into the Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary at twilight
  • Listen to interactive presentations from Australian National University researchers about Earth Climate Science and Alpine Ecology in a Changing Climate
  • Discover how the plants and animals of Australia’s hot drylands have adapted to fire, and in many cases need it to survive at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
  • See firsthand what happens to our recycling at the Recycling Discovery Hub

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These tours are now available to book for 2021/2022 – contact us to speak with our program experts on 1800 331 050 or info@worldstrides.com.au

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