Light and the Solar System (Primary School)
25 March 2021
Playhouse, QPAC

Summary

Come on a journey through space and time with astrophysicist Professor Tamara Davis. Learn about the Sun, planets, and all the other objects that make up our solar system, and find out where we fit into the universe.

Light and the Solar System is presented with QPAC.

 

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Tamara Davis

Tamara Davis

Speaker

Tamara Davis

Astrophysicist Tamara Davis studies the elusive “dark energy” that’s accelerating the universe. She’s measured time-dilation in distant supernovae, helped make one of the largest maps of the galaxies in the...

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Tegan Taylor

Tegan Taylor

Moderator

Tegan Taylor

Tegan Taylor is co-host of the ABC’s multi-award-winning Coronacast and a health and science journalist in the ABC Science Unit, where she reports on topics from health fads to moonquakes...

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School Information
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Accessibility
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Curriculum Links
ACSSU048, ACSSU049, ACSSU075, ACSSU076, ACSSU078, ACSSU080

Extra Resources

Lost in Space: Online Teacher PD

Explore how far we have come in travel and exploration, investigate the conditions on Earth, and determine the perfect planet and shelter design for an extra-terrestrial base.

Contains curriculum links to:
Years: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture / Biology / Physics / Earth Space

Lost in Space: Student Activity

Learn about travel and exploration, consider the conditions on Earth, and what the perfect planet and shelter design might look like in space.

Contains curriculum links to:
Years: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture / Biology / Physics / Earth Space 

Lost in Space: Planet Posters

Use these posters to gather information about the planets in our solar system including temperature, distance from the Sun, diameter and atmosphere composition.

Contains curriculum links to:
Years: 5
Earth Science

Cost

Student $10

Age Recommendation

Students - grades 3 to 6

Session Times

Light And The Solar System (primary School)

25 March 2021

45mins 10:45am

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