Complete Questacon Challenges at Lake Mac Byte Wise

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Questacon exhibitions are on display at four sites across Lake Macquarie libraries and SEEN@Swansea. These The Byte Wise displays aim to give kids aged 10 and older, a hands-on introduction to computer programming, algorithms and other STEM concepts.

The Byte Wise displays include a main exhibition of a dozen hands-on activities at SEEN@Swansea, and smaller installations at Toronto, Charlestown and Belmont libraries.

These exhibitions are for kids 10+ inspiring their curiosity and confidence and building greater understanding of ‘computational thinking’ like programming, algorithms, patterns, irrational numbers, measurement, geometry, logic and problem-solving.

The Belmont, Charlestown and Toronto exhibitions each include four stands and are free, while the main SEEN@Swansea with 12 stands and an accompanying Questacon photo display on Mars is open via a gold coin donation.

All four Byte Wise sites are open until Sunday 21 August. Open hours as per each venue Bookings are not required.

STEM prize packs are up for grabs for kids who visit all four venues, complete all 24 challenges and fill out an exhibition passport.

For more information, visit Lake Macquarie City Council website.

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