Calling all magnificent young scientists!


Join us in the BioDiscovery Centre during the school holidays.


Holiday Program 1.0: Cells and Proteins

Holiday Program 2.0: Microbiology

Magnify the microscopic world of the human body!

Investigate how your cells function using micropipettes, microscopes and other cool equipment used by medical research scientists.

Discover how scientists use cells in research.

Delve into the world of Microbiology! 

Learn how to 'stain' a scientific sample and use a micropipette.

Use your science sleuthing skills to identify different bacteria.


Cost $50 per session
Age Strictly 10-14 years
Venue Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research QEII Medical Centre, Nedlands 
Session Date Time Book
Cells and Proteins Thursday 23 January 2020 10am to 12 noon Here
Cells and Proteins Thursday 23 January 2020 1.30pm to 3.30pm Here

Please note:

  • These programs are aimed at a general audience and should not be seen as an academic extension or challenge activity.
  • As part of the program, your child/ren will be working in a fully functional scientific laboratory and will be handling scientific equipment and materials.
  • Whilst all care will be taken as to safety precautions, please note that the Lotterywest BioDiscovery Centre cannot be held liable for any injury or damage to either your child/ren or personal property.
  • All samples and microscope slides will be disposed of in biohazard waste receptacles at the cessation of the activity.
  • Your child will be using the internet as a research tool during the course of the program. Children are responsible for self-monitoring their use of the internet to appropriate sites for the purpose of research.
  • This program is subsidized by the Lotterywest BioDiscovery Centre. Your fee contributes to covering the cost of lab supplies and resources required for the session.


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T: 08 6151 0811

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