Space Designers



Students will explore the exciting world of space design, and how these advancements are all about smart engineering, innovative design and big picture thinking! In this interactive workshop students will work through a series of challenges aimed at designing, problem-solving, and creating in the exciting world of space.   


BOP Industries

BOP Industries

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BOP Industries

BOP Industries is a Brisbane based technology and education company on a mission to inspire the next generation of Digital Creators. By helping bring entrepreneurship, innovation and STEAM (Science, Technology,...

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Who can attend?

The workshop is prepared for kids in Years 4 to 8. Kids will be working in groups of four people. Parents will be welcome to wait in the hall located inside The Edge, or at the back of the venue. Parents will be required to sign in and out their kids if not sitting at the back of the venue.



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The health and safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers at the Queensland Museum and World Science Festival Brisbane is our priority. World Science Festival Brisbane events in 2022 will operate in line with Queensland Government public health measures. Festival attendees aged 16 years or over must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show proof of vaccination (unless medically exempt) on entry to festival venues. Learn More

Supporting Learning Resources

Space Exploration: Community of Inquiry

In this activity, students participate in a community of inquiry to consider the implications of human space travel. This process gives students an opportunity to come to a full, shared understanding of the concepts and issues around human space travel.

Contains curriculum links to:
Years 5, 7
Earth Space

Beyond Earth: Colonising Space

In this persuasive writing task, students determine where humans should create the first space colony, using prior learning and research to justify their decisions.

Contains curriculum links to:
Year 5
Earth Space 

Beyond Earth: Shelter from the Elements

In this activity, students develop a shelter to protect humans from the hostile conditions on other planets.

Contains curriculum links to:
Year 5
Earth Space



$10 per student


The Edge, State Library of Queensland, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Age Recommendation

Years 4 - 8

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