Waite Campus, Australia’s leading research, education and commercialisation precinct has the largest concentration of expertise in the southern hemisphere in the areas of plant biotechnology, cereal breeding, sustainable agriculture, wine, food, horticulture and land management. The Waite Campus hosts a number of Australia’s leading agriculture, food, wine and environmental research organisations and the Why Waite group will be presenting the following workshops which are most suitable for 9-12 year olds.
Saturday 5th August 2-4pm Soilot of Fun! – Soil pH test: what is pH, what does this mean for the plant?
Saturday 19th August 2-4pm DNA: Cracking the Code—What is DNA? How can four letters, A T C and G, be the code for everything. Let’s explore how scientists use these letters in biotechnology to improve food quality
Saturday 2nd September 2-4pm: ** Goo to make you poo! Making “goo bags” to feel what dietary fibre does when you eat it .
Saturday 16th September 2-4pm Flavour & Aroma! Aroma experiment
CAUTION: any food allergies and/or dietary restrictions?
Read more about each session in the flyer here
and register here