Family Science Nights

PrimeSCI! Family Science Nights


Family Science Nights are a great way to involve parents in their children's science education. Family members (including siblings) can join in experiments and share the fun of learning about the fascinating world of science together.  We have experience organising events for 30 to 150 participants.

Classroom Style

The classroom-style Family Science Night caters for up to 30 students and their families per session. Students and their families experience powerful science together in the 1 hour session which includes 3 to 4 activities and many more demonstrations. Choose one topic from our wide range of Science Outreach Lessons for an intimate Family Science Night experience.

  • One classroom-style session from $550  (inc. GST).
  • Two classroom-style sessions from $715  (inc. GST).
Carnival Style

The carnival style Family Science Nights cater for up to 120 participants (students and their families) per session. The fun-filled carnival atmosphere of these sessions run for 1.25 hours and includes at least 6 to 8 exciting hands-on activity stations and many more demonstrations. The  format  of  each  session  comprises  a  half hour presentation followed by an hour of students and parents making their way through the wide selection of hands-on activities. These shows are designed to cater for the entire range of primary school children, and are made bigger than life by our team of  highly-experienced and  dynamic  presenters.

  • Prices start from $1150 (inc. GST).
  • Two consecutive carnival sessions start from $1450 (inc. GST).
  • Teacher volunteers are required to keep costs minimal
Classroom Style (1 hr)
with up to 30 children, plus parents
$550 inc. GST $715 inc. GST
Carnival Style (1.25 hrs)
with up to 60 children, plus parents
$1150 nc. GST $1450 inc. GST
Carnival Style (1.25 hrs)
with greater than 60 children, plus parents
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Popular topics are:

- Spooky Science

This Family Science Night covers all things slimy, creepy, and a little bit scary. All sciences are explored as students make self-inflating balloons, slimy souvenirs and spooky sounds, make things appear and disappear, and get familiar with creepy crawlies. Recommended for Term 3.

- Awesome Atmosphere

This powerful session covers all sciences to explore the wonders of our life-giving atmosphere. Dry ice features in this carnival-like atmosphere as students experience the power and unexpected behaviour of air as it sucks, inflates, and smashes. Students and families also come face-to-face with inflating  lungs,  and  learn  about  how  asthma  is caused in this unforgettable evening will be the talk of the school for weeks!

- Chemistry Carnival

This chemistry-based Family Science Night features the best of chemistry activities. A firm favourite with schools, expect all sorts of icky gloop, bouncy slime, dry ice, and heart-pounding explosions to make this an unforgettable evening.

- Sound Circus

This noisy physics-based Family Science Night features an exciting selection of activities that highlight what sound is, how we hear, and and how we make it. It's a busy and fun-filled evening as students manipulate volume and pitch, make objects sing, and find out about invisible sounds.

- The Human Body Gallery

Not for the faint-hearted, this biology-based Family Science Night is perfect for driving home the message of living a healthy lifestyle. The digestive, circulatory,  and breathing systems are brought to life with exciting demonstrations, activities, and life body parts. Students and  their  families  will  go  home  convinced  of the wonders of their bodies. And who wouldn't want to know how to make poo?

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Please contact the PrimeSCI! office to talk more about a Family Science Night at your school.