What is Lab Rats?
Each school holidays Terrific Scientific host a number of fun filled science activities for kids ages 6 - 12 where far out facts and experiments reign supreme!
For dettails on all our current workshops click HERE.
Camilla Gordon : Camilla
Gordon is a lecturer in Early Childhood Science at Macquarie University. She
has been teaching astronomy science to children for many years in the Young
Starwatcher Programme at Nepean Observatory and to gifted and talented children
throughout Sydney. She is currently busy developing an astronomy preschool curriculum
for 4/5 year olds and deconstructs this complex science with stories and visual
Experimental Science : Dianne
Kersting-Neverly :Dianne continues to put
the wow factor in all her workshops and has many young fans. Parents and kids
rave about her Science Birthday Parties and schools compete to hire her for
their after-school science club
Helen Dudeney is a private
consultant who has been actively involved in working with gifted children, their
parents and teachers since 1990. During this time she has run programs for 3-16yr
old children and their families and conducted seminars, workshops and in-service
training for parents and teachers about understanding and meeting the need of
gifted children and young people. Her consultancy specialises not only in gifted
children, but also those who are visual -spacial learners. She has completed
the Certificate of Gifted Education at UNSW and a Masters of Adult Education.
For the past 18yrs she has been a member of the NSW Association for Gifted and
Talented Children Committee and held the position of President for 8 years.
Helen runs Australian Gifted Support Centre, incorporating a HD Counselling,
Training and Advisory Service. Ph 02 9620 6037.
Fizzics Education is a
company dedicated to presenting science activities to community and school groups
by running workshops and staging events. There experienced presenters keep interest
high with lots of hand-on activities.
Caroline Shaw founded Terrific
Scientific and organises Lab Rats. She has many years experience teaching science
in classrooms and in workshops and has organised hundreds of workshops and lectures.
Her mission is to create experiences which allow the natural curiosity of children
to develop so that inquiry learning becomes a part of their life.