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Rip-roaring Rockets and Space, Sydney Olympic Park, April 20

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Education Centre, Bicentennial Drive, Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park

Walk 200 metres into the park from p10f carpark and you'll see us on the right!

Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127

Australia

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A science workshop that is out of this world!

Your kids will have a blast as we shoot for the sky in this highly engaging science day. Make water rockets fly, learn the Newtonian principles behind rocketry, find out about technologies needed to survive in space and where the future may lie. Your child will investigate gyroscopes, hold meteorites, see a real space shuttle tile get tested under flame, make a rocket cart to keep and more!

rockets are cool!


This program is presented by Fizzics Education as part of the Sydney Olympic Park Kids in the Park activities and is presented by an experienced science educator.

Age: 6+ years
Bookings essential.

Check out our other awesome holiday workshops on offer at Sydney Olympic Park!

Fizzics Education

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the program being held?

The Education Centre is located within Bicentennial Park in Sydney Olympic Park. To get there, enter the park via the Australia Avenue gates and follow the signs around to the p10f carpark (it is almost at the park exit). Once you reach p10f, you'll see signs to the Education Centre! If you're arriving by train, Concord West train station is closer to the venue than Olympic Park train station.

What to bring to our holiday science programs

  • Morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea as required. Don't rely on a shop being nearby.

  • A hat

  • A water bottle

  • Wear old clothes

  • Any medications (your child must be able to self-medicate)

  • NB: No peanuts allowed on-site

EpiPens

We take anaphylaxis seriously. Any child that requires an EpiPen must bring a minimum of 2 on the day in association with the ASCIA Guidelines. This is so that in the event of an emergency we have the required dose (we cannot borrow someone else's EpiPen or rely on an onsite backup EpiPen working or being available).

Please arrive with two EpiPens in an appropriate cooler bag and give all information of the allergic condition to our presenters. For the safety of your child we cannot be left with a child onsite with only one EpiPen.

Sign in & Out

  • A Parent or Guardian is required to sign the child in upon arrival and then sign them out when picking them up after the workshop.

  • An emergency contact number is needed, as well as the name and phone number of the person picking up your child.

  • Please arrive on time for the program commencement and conclusion.

My child is younger than the age stated, can they attend with their older sibling?

No sorry. The minimum age of this program is set to ensure that children attending have the skills, attention span and social ability to successfully keep up with the pace of the program and work with children other attending. Younger children tend to fall behind and can end up frustrated which can have an impact on the rest of the class.

My child is gifted, can they attend even if they're too young?

No sorry. This can be contentious however please understand that these science programs often have gifted kids of all ages. This means that the older children will likely be gifted as well and so could easily result in your younger child being left behind regardless. Even if your child could keep up with the activities, we can then receive multiple complaints from other families who did not bring their younger siblings because of our age requirements. To make it fair for all families and your child, please wait until the appropriate age to attend.

Can I stay in the room with my child during the program?

In most cases no. We follow the guidelines of the Office of the Children's Guardian, whereby for child protection we cannot have adults in the room without a verified and current working with children check. Prior special arrangement with our office can be arranged in special circumstances, whereby the working with children paperwork must have been done prior to the day and submitted to our office.

Eventbrite says 'sold out'... can I squeeze just 1 more child in?

Sorry, it'd be awesome if we could but we simply would have too many kids onsite. We have strict ratios of presenters to children so that not only is the program run safely but also so we can help each child during the program with the science activities. Subscribe to our Facebook page for upcoming events and get in early!

Refunds

Fizzics will provide a full refund only if the event is rescheduled or cancelled. We cannot refund tickets, but name changes on tickets are acceptable. Fizzics reserves the right to review all requests for refunds on a discretionary basis.

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Education Centre, Bicentennial Drive, Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park

Walk 200 metres into the park from p10f carpark and you'll see us on the right!

Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127

Australia

View Map

Refund Policy

No Refunds

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