Registration now OPEN for science in Mackay
Registration is now open for the science conference at Mackay State High School April 7 & 8
Download the full program and all the presenter and workshop details now
Then reserve your spot by registering for the workshops you want
Clicking on the Register button below will take you out to the Eventbrite site where you can choose your sessions
This entry was posted on February 22. 2016 by Miss Vivi
Our Science Superhero Demonstrator for Far North Queensland
Do you recognise this masked man?
We’re proud to announce that this science superhero is our new demonstrator for Far North Queensland, Dave Sellick!
Dave comes armed with over 10 years experience in school labs, most recently at St Augustines College in Cairns. He will be available to run PD sessions for you on any of the workshops we have ready to go at Dissection Connection and Rockhoundz.
Because he’s superhuman Dave will be holding down his full time job at St Augustines and presenting workshops for us outside of his usual work hours. Just like Clark Kent 🙂
So, if you’re in professional development distress then send up the bat signal and Dave will come to your rescue. He’ll be like a neuron transmitting vital information between a distal section and the core of the Vivi-beast. At the moment we have workshops prepared on plucks, hearts, piglets, toads, heads, eyes, reproduction, microfossils and geology experiments.
Let’s hear it for Dave, everyone! Just have a Squeal to Miss Vivi or a Howl to the Hound and we’ll put you in touch.
And if you think you’ve got what it takes to be a Science Superhero in your area then show us the colour of your cape.
This entry was posted on February 07. 2016 by Miss Vivi
Meet Miss Vivi Section – she’s your Dissection Connection
Dissection Connection sources and supplies dissection specimens for schools and educational institutions. The organs are vacuum packed, frozen and delivered to your door. All you have to do is defrost them when you’re ready to use them
This entry was posted on April 30. 2010 by Miss Vivi
From snout to tail: teeth for experiments
I have prepared these piglet teeth and bones which should do the trick for teeth experiments. These are from the upper jaw and I have also cleaned up the lower jaws. If you are in need of some let me know what you are looking for and we can work out a price based on what you need. Don’t forget you can always harvest the teeth from your own piglet specimens as well.
We do also sometimes have human teeth that have been autoclaved and are in steripacks for $2 each. Drop me a line and I’ll let you know what we have in stock.
15 Sept 2016
This entry was posted on September 15. 2016 by Miss Vivi
Earthworms wriggle their way into Dissection Connection
Mr Vivi looks into earthworms at Dissection Connection
Mr Vivi is having such a marvellous time with his earthworm research. His degree is in natural resource management, you know, so this is his native habitat.
An earthworm dissection has been included in a Yr 7 science textbook this year and it’s thrown everyone up here into a bit of a spin. We’ve had several requests to supply them , so he’s bought himself some earthworms and he’s feeding them up so they will be nice and fat. He’s really enjoying it, actually! He talks to them when he feeds them 🙂
He has also been testing a few methods of preservation that don’t use formalin and I think he’s come up with a good method.
He’s shown me what he finds when he dissects them and it’s really interesting. Much more interesting than I thought it would be. He dissected earthworms at Uni so he knows what to look for.
If you’re after earthworms for the classroom then drop me a line and I’ll have you sorted out in no time.
27 Jul, 2016
This entry was posted on July 27. 2016 by Miss Vivi