Come and join us for an afternoon of spectacular science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the inaugural STAHS Children's STEM Festival. Explore 8 different zones across the STAHS Prep site and ignite your curiosity with hands-on experiments, innovative technologies and mesmerising shows of science in action.
Scroll down for more information on what's happening in each discovery zone.
Birds of Prey
Enjoy an awe-inspiring display of 12 birds of prey from around the world, including a selection of hawks, eagles, owls and falcons that guarantee a varied and thrilling spectacle. Other activities in this zone will include dissections of real owl pellets to understand the feeding habits of these beautiful creatures.
Medics of the Future
Learn all about the amazing human body and the effects of physical exercise on your health. Have a go at the Batak machine, used in the world of sport as a training tool to improve reaction times, hand-eye coordination and stamina - luckily it has the handy side effect of being tremendous fun too!
Use state-of-the-art 3D audio technology to navigate your way around the school grounds in a treasure hunt-style activity. Microsoft Soundscape is an innovative technology that enables people, particularly those with blindness or low vision, to build a richer awareness of their surroundings, thus becoming more confident and empowered to get around.
Crime Scene Investigation
Something has happened in the Lodge and the lead detectives need your help to solve the collection of clues left behind! Use your keen detective skills to collect and examine fingerprints, shoe prints and other pieces of vital evidence before heading to our crime lab where you’ll get the opportunity to put the clues together in order to catch the culprit!