The Spark POPUP Space & Fish Tank are free events for Year 7, 8 & 9 students, held over two days - Thursday 27th & Friday 28th October 2016 - at the MAAS Powerhouse Museum and UTS Business School, in Ultimo.
These two days form part of the Spark Festival - a community weeklong festival in the last week of October to connect technology, people, ideas & resources across the Sydney innovation ecosystem.
The Spark POPUP Space is fully immersive, exciting and a dynamic educational experience where students will discover the delights of the latest in science & technology and creative entrepreneurship in our POPUP space.
The Fish Tank day will provide a special opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to sharpen their business ideas.
Please note that there is a maximum capacity of 25 students per school. We encourage you to register your interest ASAP (by Monday 19th September) to avoid disappointment. All schools will be notified of their attendance status via email by Friday 23rd September.
Day One: Students will get a chance to observe drones fly and do cool tricks, interact with robots, make working lamps, print their own 3D objects (to take home!) and learn to code their own iPhone app, emoticon or chat bot.
Please note you need to register your interest for THE CODING ZONE by reserving a ticket (below)
Day Two: The ‘Fish Tank’ will provide a special opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to
sharpen their business ideas. Fish Tank is for those students who have already been introduced
to the idea of entrepreneurship and want to further that knowledge by exploring how to
create a business model and learn how to make their ideas fly. Students will participate in
creative design thinking exercises and gain confidence in public speaking, as well as present
their amazing ideas to potential ‘investors’. Students will also get a chance to judge how well
adults present their ideas to them when they get ‘reverse pitched’.
Thursday 27th October 10.00am - 2.00pm
STEAM Popup “Awareness” Space - Please note each school can bring up to 25 students to day 1
STEAM Experiences 10.00am - 2.00pm at MAAS Powerhouse Museum, Ultimo
Morning coding zone
10.00am - 12.00pm at UTS Business School, Ultimo
Afternoon coding zone
12.30pm - 2.00pm at UTS Business School, Ultimo
Friday 28th October 10.00am - 2.00pm
Fish Tank - Please note each school can bring up to 25 students to Day 2
Fish Tank sessions will take place at MAAS Powerhouse Museum
After dropping students off at MAAS Power House Museum coaches can park on Darling Drive, NSW 2000.
The distance between the 2 venues is only 400m!
For any queries please contact the events manager:
Event Manager, Education
e: firstname.lastname@example.org | ph: +61 2 9514 3110 | m: +61 420 446 010