Professional Development and Teacher Training
without the boring bits
Full Safety Measures
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Indoor / Outdoor
Two exceptional STEM-based teacher PD sessions.
A specially crafted PD session for teachers to build on STEM thinking, skills and techniques, drawing on the experience and learnings of space and flight scientists, aerospace and aviation professionals. Teachers will be hands-on with a creative and design challenge, employing practical learning to achieve a STEM challenge.
Stem Teacher Masterclass
Full-Day | ACARA Mapped
Our STEM-based PD is a hands-on approach to understanding the curriculum in motion. This PD session will offer a spectacularly fun grounding in rocketry design, structures, propulsion and flight principles. This is a workshop to be remembered. Accredited to 6 hrs CPD.
Stem Teacher Masterclass
Half Day | ACARA Mapped
Our afternoon or half day STEM-based PD sessions are a relaxed and fun way to discover new ideas and effective teaching resources. With ACARA mapped outcomes and perfectly catered in-class examples, this workshop is creative, fun and functional. Accredited to 2.5 hrs CPD.
With a choice of two STEM PD Sessions, It’s Rocket Science has designed ACARA-based workshops from professionals with over 40 years of combined aeronautical experience. You won’t be disappointed!
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Frequently Asked Questions
ANSWER: Safety is our profession and we have made every effort to minimise risk, however, participants engage in activities at their own risk. Instruction in safety procedures and safe handling of equipment will be provided by the facilitator prior to any activity. All workshops are covered by our Public Liability Insurance. We have an Activity Provider Risk assessment and all our facilitators and technicians are qualified to identify, reduce or eliminate potential risk of harm to all participants and will continue to be closely evaluated. We provide special considerations for participants with medical or special needs who require additional assistance or support to ensure their participation is enjoyable.
ANSWER: Our service area is Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Ipswich & Toowoomba. We do coordinate interstate travel for our events, so give us a call for more information.
ANSWER: We can provide our activities at your service location on the condition it has adequate outdoor space to launch water rockets safely or to set up our mobile aircraft. If required, we assist you with sourcing and managing the best location venue. Rocket launches require a large open space and may not be permitted in some locations due to regulations defined by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).
ANSWER: The minimum group size is 15 attendees per workshop.
ANSWER: For private workshops an email confirmation and invoice will be provided upon booking. Payment is in full within seven (7) days of booking via direct bank transfer. For public workshops please complete the registration process.
ANSWER: We will email all relevant documents for the workshop as required by legislation once the booking process is commenced.
ANSWER: A cancellation within 3 weeks of a workshop will be charged at 40% of the invoiced fee. Any cancellations received less than 7 days before the booking date will be charged at 80% of the invoiced fee. Absolutely no refunds will be offered for cancellations made less than 24 hours within a workshop, or where an incursion is deemed to have begun and is, for all intents and purposes, underway. The full booking fee will be charged.
Where bookings requiring travel outside Brisbane Metropolitan area (i.e. rural, regional, remote or interstate) are confirmed, any cancellation from booking will be charged at 50% of the invoiced fee. Cancellations less than 14 days and less will not be eligible for any refund.
ANSWER: In the event of wet weather, the booking maybe relocated, postponed or cancelled. If an alternative date for rescheduling is not agreed, then a full refund will be made for any event payments. It’s Rocket Science Adventures will not be responsible for any cost other than the event payment.
ANSWER: Yes, we welcome all ages, fitness levels and advocate inclusive participation. Please email us ahead of time of relevant needs and we will endeavour to provide satisfaction.
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As with any group undertaking a workshop with your school, there will be plenty of questions. Here we have tried to list as many answers to those we often get asked or find value to booking your next water rocket adventure.
Hands-on engaging PD sessions
Accredited 6 hours of CPD with QCT
Why not book your next memorable PD today?!
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