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Canberra STEAM Tour

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TOUR OVERVIEW

Australia

STEAM

all year

13-18 years

This is an exciting educational tour of Canberra, Australia’s base for politics, and home to many STEAM-based facilities.

This tour offers an insight into a wide range of STEAM topics, from astronomy to botany and wildlife conservation, alongside the core science subjects. Students will also benefit from additional insights to the history of Australia and its current democratic system.

EXAMPLE TOUR PACKAGE

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DAY ONE

Arrive into Canberra, Australia's capital city, and enjoy an orientation tour with your expert local guide.

DAY TWO

This morning  your students will visit the National Botanic Gardens and enjoy a ranger-led programme. In the afternoon they will then visit the Questacon, the National Science and Technology Centre where a workshop can be arranged.

DAY THREE

Explore NASA’s Deep Space Communication Complex and Mount Stromlo Observatory for a tour the headquarters of the ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

DAY FOUR

Take part in a workshop at the Geoscience Australia Education Centre this morning. Students will then visit the CSIRO Discovery Centre to experience cutting edge science research happening in Canberra.

DAY FIVE

This morning students will visit the Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre for an immersive workshop. In the afternoon they will get into nature by visiting Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

DAY SIX

Learn about Australia’s politics through a guided tour of Parliament House and a hands on Parliamentary Education Office programme, before a visit to the Royal Australian Mint.

DAY SEVEN

Depart Canberra and travel home.

INCLUSIONS

Flights, transfers and transport

Upmarket backpacker multi-share accommodation (upgrades available)

Daily breakfast, lunch and evening meals

Expert Haka Educational Tour guide

Activities as per itinerary

Image courtesy VisitCanberra

Image courtesy VisitCanberra

LEARNING

Students will:

  • Become immersed in all aspects of STEAM education through workshops and visits to some of Canberra's best museums and research centres
  • Discover ground-breaking technology
  • Strengthen team-building and communication skills
  • Use critical thinking and practice decision-making
  • Develop leadership and resilience
  • Gain first hand experience of Australia's capital city

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