BASF Kids' Lab was first launched in 1997 at its headquarters in Germany and is an interactive educational program, specifically offered to young children. The program provides children with the opportunity to discover the world of chemistry through simple, safe and fun-filled experiments and highlights how chemistry plays a role in enriching our daily lives.
BASF has brought Kids´ Lab to more than 30 countries around the world. In Asia Pacific, more than 200,000 children have participated in the program.
This year, BASF and the University of Auckland will offer the program to Auckland based primary schools. This FREE event will be held at the University of Auckland, Faculty of Science, School of Chemical Sciences.
With four session times to choose from, interested primary schools may register their expression of interest to attend this event.
**Please note, we will accept expressions of interest on a first come, first served basis. All schools that register on this website will be notified before the 1 November 2016 about whether or not their submission has been accepted for this years program. If you have been accepted, you will also be informed about which session time you have been allocated.**
We can only accept a maximum of 40 students per school for this year's program. If you have attended a previous Kids' Lab event, you may not be eligible to apply again.
Each session will run for approx. 100 minutes and students will participate in four hands-on experiments in the chemistry labs at the Faculty of Sceince at the University of Auckland's city campus.
Available session times:
- Thursday, 24 November: 10am and 12pm
- Friday, 25 November: 10am and 12pm
Audience: Primary school students (6- 12 years old)
Cost: This is a FREE event
Note: There is a requirement for teachers, teacher aids and parents to supervise students at all times. All children will be required to have a media consent form signed by a parent or guardian and returned to the event coordinator prior to attending the event.
Please email Judith Poland, Science Events Coordinator for Kids' Lab, if you would like more information: email@example.com