Earth, Moon and Sun

MUSEUM STAFF-LED

Years 3-6
Terms 3-4
Monday, Tuesday Wednesday & Friday

Minimum 15 students
Maximum 90 students

Science

School programs and resources

This 30-minute science show uses audiovisual equipment and interactive demonstrations to explain how the Earth’s rotation on its axis affects the day and night cycle, why we see the phases of the Moon and why we have seasons on Earth.

The Earth, Moon and Sun show is presented in the Helen R Quinn Energy Lab, proudly supported by ExxonMobil Australia.

Curriculum links

  • Science as Human Endeavour (Years 3-8)
  • Earth and Space Sciences – Solar System (Years 5-6)
  • Critical and Creative Thinking (Years 3-8)
  • Technologies - Design and Technology (Years 3-8)