School Holiday Activities | Cross River Rail Experience Centre

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The Cross River Rail Experience Centre, located in the heart of the Brisbane CBD, has announced a brand-new and free school holiday program with a range of fun educational activities for all ages. It is their largest ever program, and is certain to include an activity that you will love.

The new school holiday program lets you make your own train, learn robotics coding or build a balloon racer to race your friends, and runs until 23 January 2022.

The Cross River Rail Experience Centre is a community engagement and education hub developed in partnership with Queensland Museum. It provides detailed project information, digital engagement experiences including VR, and learning opportunities for visiting members of the public.

All the activities are free, however some require a booking. Dates and times, as well as booking details, can be found on the Experience Centre website.

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Make your own train

Use every day and recycled materials to create your very own battery-powered train! How fast can you go?

Recommended for ages 8+, adult supervision required. No booking required.

LEGO Challenge

Build your own future development! From streets, transport, trees and buildings of different shapes and scale, how will you bring your city to life using only LEGO?

Recommended for ages 5+, adult supervision encouraged. No booking required.

Build a balloon racer

Build your very own balloon-powered racers and see how quickly you can complete the course.

Recommended for ages 5+, adult supervision encouraged. No booking required.

Build a tunnel

In this challenge, junior engineers will receive a design brief, then build a tunnel out of recycled materials.

Recommended for ages 5+, adult supervision encouraged. No booking required.

Mecabricks virtual train station maker

Can you build the next generation of mega-machines? Join us and learn more all about the design of these machines.

Recommended for ages 12+, adult supervision encouraged. Advance bookings required.

Robotics coding workshop

Cross River Rail has teamed up with Micromelon Robotics to develop a fun robotics workshop for beginners! Come along and test out your skills, no prior experience necessary.

Recommended for ages 8+. Advance bookings required.

Design a 3D olympic village workshop

Cross River Rail has teamed up with STEM Punks to bring an immersive innovation experience where you can design Brisbane’s future Olympic Village and learn about the challenges planners face.

Recommended for ages 8+. Advance bookings required.

Create your own train signalling system

Create your own signalling system that can measure the time between gates and the speed of a miniature train.

Recommended for ages 12+, adult supervision required. Advance bookings required.

The Cross River Rail Experience Centre School Holiday program runs from now until 23 January. Entry to the Experience Centre, and the activities, are free. Some activities require a booking.

For more information visit https://crossriverrailexperiencecentre.qld.gov.au/

 

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