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Flight, Sound and Fire with Jollybops Science – Vacation Care

Take a look at the scientific principles behind some of the great inventions and environmental understandings of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Peoples. In this fun, musical and interactive show children will learn about the science of the Boomerang, Didgeridoo and lots more!

“We had a wonderful experience, our children really enjoyed the show.”
Katherine Morrison-Rice, Stockton Kids

Highlights

  • Discover the science of the Boomerang
  • Learn about the scientific properties of the sound of the Didgeridoo (Yidaki)
  • Find out about the inventions of the great Aboriginal Scientist David Unaipon (whose face is on the Australian $50 note)
  • See how Indigenous Peoples of NT are helping cut greenhouse gases

 

What's Included?

  • Interactive and fun musical show is brought to your centre
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Facilitator Profile

Jollybops Science was established in 2002 by experienced teachers Mark Nicholl (Drama) and Trevor Atkinson (B.Ed. Science).

Trevor Atkinson aka The Jolly Professor has a wealth of scientific knowledge.  Trevor ‘s ability to impart complex scientific concepts within the many branches of Science such as Chemistry (Chemical World), Physics (Physical World), Biology (Living World) and Earth and Space, to vastly differing aged infants and Primary school students, has been applauded by countless teachers.

Mark Broughton aka Rusty the Robot is an accomplished Scientist (B.Sc. Hons) with over 15 year’s performance experience.  Mark’s humour and wit, filled with memorable comic one liners, helps engage students in every presentation.

Jollybops is a 6-time winner of the former NSW Department of Education Performing Arts Unit’s Frater Award “Best Feedback from Schools” category and a multi award winner at the NSW Education Expo.

5.0 rating
We had a wonderful experience, our children really enjoyed the show.
Katherine Morrison-Rice
Stockton Kids
5.0 rating
Amazing, Brilliant, Fantastic! We loved it!
Amy
Hammondville
5.0 rating
The kids loved it and were engaged the whole time. Will definitely book again!
Corina
Explore and Develop - Narraweena
5.0 rating
Was a very good show - the kids loved it and wished it went longer! They raved about it all afternoon.
Phoebe
Pymble

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