Tour schedule – Term 1 2016

If you are in one of these locations and would like to visit/use/experiment with Lab in a Box let us know! We look forward to seeing you.

 

Aoraki Mt Cook

School Sessions for Aoraki Mt. Cook School

Themes

Science of light

Space explorations

Energy and forces

When:

10 March from 9.00pm to 3.00pm

Where:

Aoraki Mt Cook School

Sebastapol Drive, Mt Cook

Family Fun Science Explorations

Experience science as you never have before. Join us on our Family Fun Science Explorations at Lab in a Box a mobile science laboratory, built in a 20 foot shipping container, fully equipped with both science gear and people – namely our awesome educators.

When:

10 March from 3.30pm to 5.00pm

12 March from 10.30am to 4.00pm

Where:

Aoraki Mt Cook School

Sebastapol Drive, Mt Cook

We will have a special guest appearance on Saturday afternoon. Dr. Ian Griffin, Astronomer and Director of the Otago Museum on Stargazing.

Explore the Space with our Oculus Rift virtual reality simulator, learn about our sun and solar system, and the life cycle of stars.

We would also have a set of guided experiments info sheets put together buy our education team that you can take with you, and continue the science learning back home.

Twizel

School Sessions for Twizel Area School

Themes

Science of light

Space explorations

Who Killed the Kiwi (Genetics)

When:

14-16 March from 9.00pm to 3.00pm

Where:

Twizel Area School

Mt Cook Street, Twizel,

Phone: 03 435 0650

Family Fun Science Explorations

Experience science as you never have before. Join us on our Family Fun Science Explorations at Lab in a Box a mobile science laboratory, built in a 20 foot shipping container, fully equipped with both science gear and people – namely our awesome educators.

When:

Tuesday 15 March

From 3.30pm to 5.00pm Science Explorations

Special guest appearance by Prof. Rajesh Katare (Physiology – Cardiology)

From 6.00pm to 7.30om Talk

Guest speaker Prof. Frank Griffin “Returns to Farmers from Investing in Animal Health Research: A No-Brainer!”

Where:

Twizel Area School

Mt Cook Street, Twizel,

Phone: 03 435 0650

We would also have a set of guided experiments info sheets put together buy our education team that you can take with you, and continue the science learning back home.

Omarama

School Sessions for Omarama School

Themes

Environment

Mini beast

Waitaki Shores

Science of light

Space explorations

Energy and forces

When:

17-18 March from 9.00pm to 3.00pm

Where:

State Highway 8
Omarama

Phone03-4389815

Family Fun Science Explorations

Experience science as you never have before. Join us on our Family Fun Science Explorations at Lab in a Box a mobile science laboratory, built in a 20 foot shipping container, fully equipped with both science gear and people – namely our awesome educators.

When:

17 March

From 3.30pm to 5.00pm Science Explorations

Where:

State Highway 8
Omarama

Phone03-4389815

We would also have a set of guided experiments info sheets put together buy our education team that you can take with you, and continue the science learning back home.

Papakaio

School Sessions for Papakaio School

Themes

Environment

Mini beast

Waitaki Shores

When:

22 March from 9.00pm to 3.00pm

Where:

17 Papakaio Road
Waitaki

Oamaru

School Sessions for Waitaki girls High School

Themes

Physics (Light) and Astronomy

Who killed the Kiwi (Genetics)

Waitaki Shores / Environment / Water Quality / Microbiology/ Marine Science

When:

23-24 March from 9.00pm to 3.00pm

Where:

Trent Street
Oamaru

Phone03-4348429

 Family Fun Science Explorations

Experience science as you never have before. Join us on our Family Fun Science Explorations at Lab in a Box a mobile science laboratory, built in a 20 foot shipping container, fully equipped with both science gear and people – namely our awesome educators.

When:

23 March

From 3.30pm to 5.00pm Science Explorations

From 6.00pm to 7.30om Talk

Guest speaker Prof. Alex McLellan ““Immune system based drugs and treatments for cancer”

Where:

Trent Street
Oamaru

Phone03-4348429

We would also have a set of guided experiments info sheets put together buy our education team that you can take with you, and continue the science learning back home.

 

  • If you would like Lab in a Box to visit your school or community contact us today at go@otago.ac.nz.

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