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This Week at Quantum September 17, 2015

It’s here; end of term! It has been an amazingly busy term here at Quantum Victoria and I think it’s safe to say we’re all looking forward to a little break. We finished the week with the Year 8s of Roxburgh College streaming through, seeing the wonders of Shape Memory Alloy, the creativity of 3D […]

This Week at Quantum September 11, 2015

A special event free week for Quantum Victoria saw our focus placed squarely on our numerous student programs. With 2-3 programs a day, there was plenty of engaging learning taking place across all year levels, with students from Yea Primary School spending much of the week at Quantum Victoria. Prep students were Exploring the Senses […]

This Week at Quantum September 4, 2015

Alongside the usual assortment of STEM programs held this week, Quantum Victoria also hosted the Discover Engineering Day, held on the 4th September. Run with Engineers Australia, this day introduced over 100 students to a variety of different Engineering concepts through a number of different technologies, including Lego NXT robots and our ever expanding suite […]

This Week at Quantum August 28, 2015

This week Quantum Victoria hosted the STAV ICT/STEM conference which saw over 100 teachers primary and secondary teachers attending Quantum Victoria. A magnificent keynote was delivered by Prof. Brian Boyle, alongside a diverse array of workshops throughout the day. Topics covered included 3D Printing, Coding and Programming and ICT in the STEM classroom. Overall responses […]

PrintACar Qualifying Day August 20, 2015

It’s here! The PrintACar Qualifying Day was a roaring success for 150 or so students, teachers and even a few parents spending the day learning and racing at Quantum Victoria. The day was jam packed full with four sessions held for students. This included the limitations of 3D printers, reflexes, aerodynamics, and of course RACING! […]

The Tall Poppy Experience August 17, 2015

The Tall Poppy’s Experience provided a fantastic opportunity for a 100 or so secondary students plus teachers to hear from some remarkable scientists this week at Quantum Victoria. Special guest speakers Dr. Tu’uehevaha Kaitu’u-Lino, Prof. Carola Garcia de Vinuesa (2014 Young Florey Medal Winner) and Dr. Jacek Jasieniak (2014 Tall Poppy of the Year) delivered […]

This Week at Quantum August 14, 2015

A normal week of programs this week at Quantum Victoria saw a number of different schools coming through. Maths and Nature were a focus for a number of schools, with Nature through Maths and Minibeasts being popular choices for schools. A Viral Enigma was also popular, where students are introduced to maths concepts through a […]

This Week at Quantum August 7, 2015

The final preparation day for teams competing in the 2015 PrintACar challenge were held at Quantum Victoria this week. That means that there is less than two weeks until the Qualifying Day (August 20th); get excited everyone! Elsewhere during the week, another DET Primary Best Practice Workshop which continues to address misconceptions in Science, relate […]