Science on the GO! has a mind-blowing calendar of annual events, science shows, lab experiences and workshops.

Science on the GO! aims to bring dynamic and engaging science shows and workshops to your school and classroom. Our lab experiences for senior students in Year 10–12 are held on campus, providing staff and students access to the innovative facilities, resources and expertise of Griffith University.

From science and engineering challenges, to cutting-edge STEM conferences, we offer opportunities for Years 5–12 students and their teachers to experience University-inspired STEM in unique, hands-on, out-of-classroom scenarios.

Culminating in National Science Week each year are some of our signature events, including the Science Trivia Challenge, Pop-up Science Centre and Schools Science Competition.

Science shows

A dynamic and highly engaging feast of science. The Science on the GO! show encourages student participation and engagement with the Australian Curriculum: Science, through a series of mind-blowing moments. An ideal way to introduce a new unit or consolidate student learning. Demonstrations duration can be tailored to suit class timetables etc.

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National Science Week and 2020 Calendar

Academic Bootcamps 2020

Registrations NOW OPEN for Year 12 students to attend the 2020 Academic Bootcamps online or on campus. Please follow the link to register for your choice of Maths Methods, Chemistry, Physics or Biology Academic Bootcamps.

The 2020 Academic Bootcamp courses are designed to assist students in improving their confidence and understanding in a subject area to achieve their full academic potential.

Science Competition

The 34th annual Gold Coast Science Competition will occur during 7-10  September 2020 and aims to raise the profile of STEM in our community and encourages students to demonstrate their STEM abilities by entering a project into one of six categories.   Check out the new Lunar Mission category!

The competition is the largest of its type in Queensland and the competition was fierce with over 400 entries received in 2019

Lab experiences

Secondary science students (Year 10–12) attend Griffith for the day to perform specialised STEM investigations within the University labs. Students participate in a number of pre-arranged experiments that support a current curriculum-based research task. Staff and students have access to the specialist equipment, facilities, and expertise of Griffith University.

Science Trivia Challenge

As part of the 2020 National Science Week celebrations, Science on the GO! will host a virtual Primary Division Science Trivia Challenge on Tuesday 18 August 2020.

This will be a presented as a FREE  live-streamed PRIMARY STEM Trivia Competition event from 10am-11am on Tuesday 18 August, 2020.  (Years 4,5,6)

Traditionally we have run a middle school and senior/teachers category, but we are unsure if this will be the case this year.

Registration/rules/etc for the Primary School event will be uploaded soon.

Cutting Edge Professional Learning Days

The Cutting Edge for Teachers Professional Learning Day aims to provide engaging lectures and workshops to explore current developments in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Proposed dates:

  • Monday 30 November 2020 - Nathan campus
  • Tuesday 1 December 2020  - Gold Coast campus
  • Trade displays and networking opportunities will be available during breaks.

Registration Cost: $60.00 (Inc GST) per person (per day)

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