Astronomy and space science themed STEM

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Earth and Space Science topics and ideas for activities and STEM projects to implement in the classroom.

Teachers will explore science concepts, activities and project ideas related to the Science (Earth and Space Sciences) and STEM Learning areas of the Victorian Curriculum. Concepts will include, Moon phases, seasons on Earth and eclipses.

Teachers will engage in a number of hands-on activities and challenges. The day will include viewing our newest Planetarium show, Moonbase ONE. Moonbase ONE offers the opportunity to overcome common misconceptions and see the Moon as part of our culture, our history and our scientific endeavour.
 

Details

Date: Friday 13 September 2019
Time: 9.30am–3.30pm
Cost: $140 incl GST
Suitable for: Years 5–8 teachers
Location: Scienceworks, 2 Booker Street, Spotswood, VIC 3015
Bookings: Call (03) 9392 4819, please advise any dietary requirements or special needs.
 

Schedule

9.30am–11am: Session 1
11am–11.30am: Morning tea
11.30am–1pm: Session 2
1pm–2pm: Lunch and exhibit exploration
2pm–3.30pm: Session 3 includes viewing Moonbase ONE
 

Details

  • Morning tea provided, BYO Lunch. Food and drinks are also available for purchase from Scienceworks café, open from 10am.
  • There will be limited spaces for this event.
  • This session is suitable for Primary and Secondary teachers (who teach Year 5-8).
  • Please register prior to the session for MV Teachers
     

Curriculum links

  • STEM learning areas
  • Capabilities
  • Earth and Space Sciences
     

Cancellation policy

Cancellations within 2 weeks of the event without a medical certificate will not be refunded. Scienceworks reserves the right to cancel the event if minimum numbers are not met and a full refund will be issued.