Humans have spent the last 20 years living outside of Earth, but they have never lived for longer than several days on another planet or celestial body.
The Australian Space Discovery Centre invites all little astronauts to join us in person for space storytime. Each session will begin with a reading of a space book.
Visitors will then be invited to explore the Space Gallery.
The session is suited for ages 3 to 8.
Jarli Jones is a proud Aboriginal girl with a knack for building things, especially things that fly. Jarli’s story of ingenuity and determination aims to inspire the next generation of bright minds to reach for the stars with an education in STEM.
Participants will design, construct and launch their own paper model rockets with the goal of achieving the greatest distance.
Participants are encouraged to bring recycled materials from home to use in their rocket. For example, scrap paper, toilet rolls or paper towel rolls.
The Australian Space Discovery Centre invites all little-astronauts to join us in centre for space storytime. Each session will begin with a reading of a space book. Visitors will then be invited to explore the Space Gallery. The session is suited for ages 3 to 8.
School sessions re-commence Wednesday, 15 February 2023. Bookings are now open!
Ask a Space Expert!
Join us on Wednesday afternoons during the school term to get an insight into what a career in space really looks like, as well as answering any questions you may have.
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