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School tour

Our school tours are designed to meet syllabus outcomes and enhance students’ understanding of nuclear science and technology.

Date TBC
Cost
Free
Venue ANSTO Discovery Centre
New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights NSW 2234
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What to expect

All Sydney tours are free and are available Monday to Friday for Year 5 through to Year 12 classes.

  • We are developing new tours for Year 11 Chemistry, Year 12 Physics and Year 12 Investigating Science. 
  • For small groups of Year 9 and 10 students (max. 80 students), we offer an optional program of hands-on activities instead of a presentation in the theatre before the tour. Please indicate when you book that you would like to do this option.
  • University and TAFE groups: Tours can be customised to suit your students’ needs.

Tours can be organised for a maximum of 160 students and tours can be customised to suit your students’ needs.

All Sydney tours start at 10:00am. Please indicate on your expression of interest form if you require any changes to this starting time, or to the total duration of the tour.

Available tours

Year 5-6 Science

Duration: 2.5 hrs

Topic: Introduction to ANSTO

More info:

Tour outline

Year 12 Investigating Science

Duration: 3.5 hrs

More info: 

Tour outline

Excursion workbook

Years 7 - 10 Science

Duration: 2.5 hrs
 

Topic: Introduction to nuclear science

More info: 

Tour outline

Year 9-10 Science

Duration: 2.5 hrs

Topic: hands-on option**

Hands-on workbook

More info: 

Tour outline

Year 11 Chemistry

Duration: 3.5 hrs

 

More info:

Tour outline

Excursion workbook

Depth study guide

Year 12 Chemistry (until 2018)

Duration: 3-3.5 hrs

 

More info: 

Tour outline

Excursion workbook

Year 12 Physics (until 2018)

Duration: 3-3.5 hrs

 

More info: 

Tour outline

Excursion workbook

Year 12 Physics (starting 2019)

Duration: 3.5 hrs

 

More info: 

Tour outline

Excursion workbook

Depth study guide