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Young Scientists

Te Awa Atrium

Are you sharper than young Sheldon!? 

From Monday 16th April, there are 3 great activities for you to enjoy these school holidays.

The Science Spot

Play with cool hands-on exhibits or see a live show at the Science Spot. Open from 10am – 4pm from until Friday 27th April. 

Week one’s shows are all about ‘Fire and Water’. During week two’s shows we’ll find out, ‘Is it living!?’. Shows are at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm daily.

Please note that the centre opens from 1pm on ANZAC Day; Wednesday 25th April. 

The Crystal Scavenger Hunt

This one is for young scientists aged 5 – 12 years old. Collect an entry form from the Customer Service Desk, locate the six crystals growing around The Base and then use the periodic table on the back of your entry form to unravel the secret words. Complete your entry form and return it to our Customer Service Desk in Te Awa for your FREE crystal making kit!*

*For ages 5 – 12 years old due to prize specifications. While stocks last. Click here for full Terms and Conditions.