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Registrations for Term 1 2018 now open!

Extension Education is excited to announce the following courses for Term 1 2018:

Coorparoo

Topic: Mysteries (NEW!!!)

In this multi-disciplinary program, students explore the concept of MYSTERIES in a variety of ways.

  1. Students study the Mystery genre, exploring its characteristics, reading well-known mysteries  and creating their own mystery stories.
  2. Students study the fascinating subject of forensic science . Topics will include fingerprinting, DNA, hair and fibre analysis, forensic entomology, toxicology, face recognition and more.
  3. Students study a well known mystery of history or science of their choosing, and examine modern methods being used to resolve these mysteries.
  4. Students will also be involved in problem solving activities to solve a number of “whodunnits,” puzzles and challenges. These activities are also designed to develop the students’ observational skills.

Deception Bay

Topic: Mysteries (NEW!!!)

In this multi-disciplinary program, students explore the concept of MYSTERIES in a variety of ways.

  1. Students study the Mystery genre, exploring its characteristics, reading well-known mysteries  and creating their own mystery stories.
  2. Students study the fascinating subject of forensic science . Topics will include fingerprinting, DNA, hair and fibre analysis, forensic entomology, toxicology, face recognition and more.
  3. Students study a well known mystery of history or science of their choosing, and examine modern methods being used to resolve these mysteries.
  4. Students will also be involved in problem solving activities to solve a number of “whodunnits,” puzzles and challenges. These activities are also designed to develop the students’ observational skills.

Buderim

Topic: Archaeology and Ancient Egypt

  1. Students will learn authentic archaeology techniques and take part in hands on activities
  2. Students will learn about many aspects of Ancient Egypt, religion, art, daily life, warfare and politics.
  3. Students will take part in hands on activities exploring the wonders of Ancient Egyptian technologies

A fourth class is planned for either Monday at Buderim or Tuesday in North Brisbane – watch this space!

Enrolments Open for Term 1 2017

We are taking enrolments for Term 1, 2017. Mondays at the Sunshine Coast for 8-13 year olds (approx.): Entrepreneurship Thursdays at Northlakes for 5-11 year olds: Maths Alive Fridays at Sunshine Coast for 6-11 year olds (approx.): Mini United Nations

Enrolments Open for Term 4 2016

EE has expanded!  We have limited places left for Term 4 of 2016 for children aged 5-11.  Mondays and Fridays at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Thursday’s at Northlakes.   Term themes are: Science Awards challenge, Art/Architecture/Engineering and History Alive.  We also offer an optional robotics class every Friday from 3-4pm for all EE […]

Now on Monday, Thursday and Friday

From Term 3 2016, we will run classes at Northlakes Community Centre every Thursday and the University of the Sunshine Coast every Monday and Friday. We can’t wait to see more children flourish in this unique, supportive and caring environment.  Applications can me made by clicking here:  https://goo.gl/PW1Kr4

Now at the University of the Sunshine Coast

After an extremely successful pilot term in 2015, we will continue to operate in 2016 at our new location at the Institute of Professional Learning at the University of the Sunshine Coast.  We have extended our age range to include children aged 5-11 years of age. We will no longer operate at Tanawha.  All classes […]

Tanawha site news!

Our terrific, enthusiastic group of 8 gifted boys and girls aged 6-9 commenced their first day at our Tanawha site this week.  The children thoroughly enjoyed delving deep into the science and mathematics of astronomy, the elements, the atmosphere, the orbits of various celestial bodies and how this relates to the ability for a planet […]