Open Day Ideas

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Merilyn1
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Open Day Ideas

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My coordinator has asked me for ideas for our open day next year. She has asked me for ideas as I'm the one getting the equipment ready and will be doing most of the cleaning up, so I'm happy I got included in the decision making.

Does anyone have some ideas? The people coming through won't have a lot of time, so we're looking for things that are quick to do, even if there has to be a bit preparation beforehand. Something that isn't too messy and has a low risk level would be good - often there are younger siblings with the group. Even some static demos would be good.
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AnnNos
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The steady hand set-up is always popular. That's what I call it anyway. Copper wire attached to a base both ends and winding around in a curve, a circle of wire attached to alligator clip and create a circuit with either a buzzer or a globe. They try to get along the wire without touching it and making light or noise. All ages can do this. I usually set up 3 or 4 with different degrees of difficulty.
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Debbie
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Hi Merilyn

I have a booklet of pracs/ideas that I have collected from various discussion lists and labbies over the years, but it is too big to attach here - If you pm me your email, I will send you a copy.

Have a great day
Debbie
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Hi Merilyn

I was just reading your post and I'm just wondering if you could please send me a copy too of your booklet of pracs/ideas. My email is felicity.newton@det.nsw.edu.au.

Many thanks in advance :D
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Hi Merilyn

Could you please send me a copy of the booklet as well thanks.
annett.stanley@calrossy.nsw.edu.au
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macca
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I'd love a copy too if that's okay Merilyn always looking for ideas.

mcintosht@ww.catholic.edu.au

Thanks in advance
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Sandy
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I would love a copy too if possible
Sandra.Weir@education.wa.edu.au
Thank you
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No problems, but please thank Debbie for putting this together, it is a great booklet.
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I would love a copy if possible - need all the help I can get :crazy: !
rita.cremerius@cg.catholic.edu.au
Thanks heaps
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Hi Merrilyn. Could you please send me a copy. Always looking for great open day ideas. kathy.jones@hopecc.sa.edu.au Thank you Kathy
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Hi Merilyn
Could you please send me a copy of the booklet
Jomol.madukakuzhy@syd.catholic.edu.au
Thank you
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My first chance to say a HUGE thank you :clap3: to Debbie for putting together such a great resource and to be willing to share it :coffee: . Thank you so much from a novice lab assistant.
Rita :crazy:
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coxy123
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Hi Merilyn,
Is it too late to ask for a copy of your booklet (which Debbie has created). Many thanks
sue.cox2@det.nsw.edu.au
Thanks so much
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Hi Merilyn,
If it's not too much trouble may I have a copy of your booklet too? I have decided our open day ideas are old and jaded... we need a change!
pethybridgem@ww.catholic.edu.au
TIA
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PS Big thank you to DEBBIE!!!!!!!!!!
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gotolady
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I would love a copy of this booklet as my HT has just decided to "do" Science week.
My e-mail address is kerry.eves@det.nsw.edu.au
Many heartfelt thanks to all the wonderful labbies who share their knowledge and sanity saving advice :clap3: :clap3: :clap3:
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Could I please have a copy of your booklet too? i am trying to encourage Science week!
deborah.cutajar@mamre.nsw.edu.au

Thanks :)
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gotolady
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Many thanks Merilyn and Debby. The booklet is awesome...gives me plenty of ideas.
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Thank you for the booklet, it is GREAT!
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Thank you so much! A great resource and thanks for sharing!
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