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Discovery Workshops



Queensland Academies Creative Industries Campus would like to invite you to attend our complimentary Discovery Workshops that are helping current students in Years 8 and 9 explore their potential across the International Baccalaureate curriculum. These workshops will run on Monday 11 June, 4:00pm - 6:00pm. ​

There are no knowledge or experience prerequisites that apply to Discovery Workshops. Designed using a cooperative approach that merges elements from different subjects these hands-on workshops provide opportunities for lateral, collaborative, and creative thinking in fun and engaging ways with our world-class educators.

Current Years 8 and 9 students can actively engage the following workshops in the following curriculum areas.

Design Technology and Business Management

Can you start a Robot Business?

Robots are quickly becoming a profitable business venture and a way of the future. Working collaboratively with like-minded peers and with our little robot ‘Sparky’ students will discover how to race him around a track. With creation and design of a brand, logo and slogan, will this robotic adventure turn into a profitable business? Students will explore vectoring and basic programming/syntax skills through design and learn to understand business ideas and entrepreneurial concepts.

CREATIVE PROCESS

Introduce – demonstrate – experiment – collaborate - design – analyse.

Reserve your place in the Robot Business workshop​

Mathematics, Music and Mandarin

M-cubed

The world is full of patterns and sequences. In mathematics – a string of objects such as numbers that follow a particular pattern; In music - a melodic or harmonic pattern that is repeated at various pitch levels; In Mandarin with the differentiated tonal sequences providing the various meanings to words.

Come and explore patterns sequences and find their relationships and links with our Mathematics, Music and Mandarin Educators in this M-cubed Discovery Workshop.

CREATIVE PROCESS

Introduce – explore – collaborate – experiment – reasoning - reflection

Reserve your place in the M-cubed workshop​

English / Theatre

Poetry in Motion

Theatre is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers to present an experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience. Poetry in its simplest form is a literary work in which the expression of feelings and ideas are given intensity with distinctive styles and rhythms of writing. Discover how we work collaboratively to explore, deconstruct and interpret a contemporary poem and create a physical construct?

CREATIVE PROCESS

Introduce – interpret - analyse – deconstruct – collaborate – construct – review

Reserve your place in the Poetry in Motion workshop​

French and Film 

Le Septième art – film en français

A workshop that both gives students both an insight into the French New Wave genre and asks them to create a ‘mash up’ of classic New Wave Film segments, images and French cinematic phrases. Students will edit classic footage into their own trailer of 40-60 seconds to be shared with the workshop. Jean-Luc Godard - “All stories should have a beginning , middle and end but not necessarily in that order.”

CREATIVE PROCESS

Introduce – discover – decide – create – present – reflect

Reserve your place in Le Septième art - fillm en français workshop

Spanish, Visual Arts and Psychology

"The Museum of Pasiòn”

Inspired by the creative synthesis and emotions of Spanish culture, art and language, workshop participants will produce a mural artwork as they discover the formal and conceptual symbolic use of colour and language.  At the completion of the workshop students will have an appreciation of formal and conceptual art analysis and will share their collaborations, receiving and providing feedback to celebrate their learnings.

CREATIVE PROCESS 

Introduce – interpret – discuss – deconstruct – collaborate – present - reflect

Reserve your place in The Museum of Pasiòn Workshop​

Science and Dance

Science on the Dance Floor

Where do the worlds of scientific discovery and choreographic process combine?  Our Science on the Dance floor workshop invites students on a journey to discover the unique cross-overs and comparisons between these two disciplines.  Students will unpack scientific concepts through various dance processes and will actively adventure through the science of movement making.  

CREATIVE PROCESS

Immerse - explore - connect - collaborate - present – reflect

Reserve your place in Science on the Dance Floor workshop​

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