libraries and events

Looking for some super-fun science for your library, shopping centre, holiday program or festival. We have everything you need! We have hands-on sessions and Science Shows for every occasion.

For more information on how we can make your next event fantastic and sciencey, please contact us.

what type of events do we do?

We have sessions that work for pretty much every event. We have:

  • science shows that are fantastic at large festivals and events for thousands of people
  • activity stations that allow hundreds of people to make something to take home for shopping centres and large events
  • intimate hands-on workshops perfect for groups of 26 at libraries and holiday programs. 
  • Plus everything in between!

We travel all over the place too so please ask us about options even if your event is interstate. 

For a printable summary of our STEAM workshops please click below.

Steam Workshops

Activity Station - Get Slimed
Ages 5-12

get slimed

Duration 60mins

Measure, mix, and create amazing slime. Is it solid or liquid? Take your creation home for more science fun. Slime is one of the coolest polymers out there and we make ours with a whole lot of laughter!

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Ages 7-14

dazzling dna

Duration 60mins

Extract real DNA from strawberries and take your DNA home in a test tube! Use pipettes, syringes, test tubes and have fun squishing up your strawberries...

Rainbow-lights
Ages 7-12

its a wave

Duration 60mins

You won't believe how kids react to our crazy noisy sound and light fun. We use diffraction grating to see the world in rainbow colours and create lots of laughter amplifying sound.

ozobot
Ages 7-14

ozobot fun

Duration 60mins

High tech fun without a screen - colour coding with our interactive and friendly Ozobot robots. These are favourites with all ages and help children to start the coding process with simple colour activities or progress to more complex levels. Maximum 20 children

Sparks _ Quarks
Ages 7-14

sparks and quarks

Duration 60mins

A challenge that delights kids when they solve our circuit board puzzle. We've designed our circuit boards to engage all ages with hands-on problem solving.

Robotics and coding 2
Ages 7-14

coding for girls

Duration 60mins

Get the girls together for tech fun and creativity. make your own binary code wistband with UV activated beads and make friends with an Ozobot. It gets the tick of approval from the girls in our team! Maximum 20

Bubblemania
Ages 5-12

bubblemania

Duration 60mins

So much science to learn with bubbles! Can they be square? Find out with your own bubbleator and bubble sculpting challenges. Everyone's favourite and now totally sustainable with biodegradable resources.

Bath Blitz
Ages 7-14

bath bomb blitz

Duration 60mins

Everyone loves a take home fizzy awesome ball of fun! Bath bombs are the latest sensation for both boys and girls and are little packets of chemical reactions.

The experience lasts long after the workshop, when bubbles of carbon dioxide gas make bath time even better!

Terms and Conditions

  • Workshops are subject to copyright.
  • Please ask permission to use videos or cameras during the presentation. The Presenter has the right to refuse permission.
  • All workshops require a supervising teacher (unless otherwise negotiated)
  • The Twisted Science Team reserve the right to modify or cancel a workshop without prior notice if they deem it to be unsafe.
  • We also reserve the right to remove participants if we deem them to be causing a hazard to themselves, others or causing significant damage to our resources.
  • All workshops and prices for travelling incursions are for up to 26 students unless prearranged.
  • We require at least a 10 min change over time between identical Workshops and at least 30min setup for new Workshops

Shows

For Ages 4-14
Max 15

Get Scientwisted
no-flames show packed with science magic!

get scientwisted!

60 mins of fun, laughter, a little bit of learning and plenty of science!

Flaming Fantastic

flaming fantastic!

Hang on to your hat! Flaming Fantastic is packed with flames and explosions for a maximum excitement hit!

Activity Stations

Activity stations are a fantastic way to engage large groups of children and adults at public events, shopping centres and children's festivals.

Activity Station - Get Slimed

get slimed

Measure, mix, and create amazing slime. Is it solid or liquid? Take your creation home for more science fun. Slime is one of the coolest polymers out there and we make ours with a whole lot of laughter!

Bubblemania

bubblemania

So much fun to have with bubbles! Can they be square? Find out with your own bubbleator and bubble sculpting challenges. Everyone's favourite and now totally sustainable with biodegradable resources.

Bouncy Balls Acticity Station

super bouncy balls

Make your own super bouncy balls - so much bouncy action in a cool ball. You'll love it!

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whacky worms

Long polymer strings of goo that look just like wriggly worms. Make awesome egg shaped droplets and then let your wild side out. How long are your worms?

Activity Station - Texta Tie Dye

texta tie dye

Easy and super cool tie dye creations in minutes. Starting with dots and making a kaleidoscope of colour on fabric squares.

Activity stations are booked by the hour and cater for up to 100 participants / hour.

Included

  • 2 x Science Presenters
  • 3 x 6ft Trestle tables and everything required for your Activity

Please contact us for large events requiring larger Stations.