School group learning during a school program.
A school visit to CSIRO's Discovery Centre in Canberra is unique and engaging with its modern science laboratories to view, interactive exhibits, hands-on science activities and education programs that encourage students to question, value ideas and seek explanations.
15 June 2009 | Updated 23 August 2013
Starting times for tours are available between 9.00 am and 3.30 pm from Monday to Friday excluding public holidays.
Entry fees for school groups at CSIRO Discovery are A$6.00 per student.
Teachers and accompanying adults are free of charge.
All programs include a visit to the virtual reality 3D show and hands-on activities in the DiscoverLab.
There are two school programs to choose from:
The Discovery program:
Discovery is a popular exhibition-based education program for upper primary and secondary students.
In this program, students investigate and evaluate current CSIRO science research, see a 3D movie, conduct experiments in the DiscoverLab, hold stick insects and explore the exhibition.
The Hands On/Minds On program:
Hands On/Minds On includes a live creatures talk, 3D movie, DiscoverLab as well as free time to explore the exhibition.
For more information or to make a booking please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 6246 4603.