At home activities

There are plenty of fun DIY activities that can be done from home to encourage girls to become more interested in STEM. 

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Future Farmers: Australian Agriculture

Discover how some of our foods and drinks are produced.

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Fireworks in a bottle

Grab a friend and make your own liquid fireworks with this simple and safe alternative.

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What starts out as a cascade of well-mixed granular materials sorts itself into alternating layers of salt and sand.

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Fog chamber

Make a portable cloud in a bottle: Now you see it, now you don’t!

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Naked egg

Put de-shelled eggs in different fluids and watch them swell and shrink.

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Mould terrarium

Watch tiny blue, green, and white moulds grow on leftover food.

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Black magic

Discover the secret colours in a black marker!

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Paper airplanes

Build, test and improve paper airplanes.

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Leaning tower of pasta

Experiment with different structures to determine which ones can handle the biggest load.

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Protect that pill

Develop a pill coating that can withstand the acidic environment found in the stomach.

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How do things fall?

Find out what determines how quickly objects fall.

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Household energy audit

Review the electrical appliances used at home.

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Mobile forces

Create mobiles to explore the application of engineering principles.

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Unplugged activities

Computer science activities without a computer.

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Design a better vortex cannon

Build and test vortex cannons out of household materials.

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Barbie bungee

Design a bungee ride for Barbie.

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All spun up

Learn about properties of rotation.

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Talu tales

Find out about a new way to tell and share stories.

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Enjoyable activities, designed by teaching professionals for families to do at home with their children.