In this program, learners will look at resources beyond our Earth as they examine the first small steps on the Moon taken in 1969 and where they may lead in future.
During their mission they will:
- Explore our spectacular Apollo 11 exhibition
- Construct a model to show how Australia played a vital role in the 1969 Moon landing while visiting the Apollo 11 exhibition
- Analyse the first words on the Moon from Neil Armstrong and plan the first words for when they reach Mars
- Experiment with a rocket simulator to design, build, launch and fly your own digital rockets.
- Conduct an experiment using Arduino sensors to determine where to build Lunar power stations.
Every school receives:
- See, Think, Wonder thinking routine lenticular bookmark
- The ‘Sky this Month’ star chart showing where to look for the Moon.
Until June 30 2020, program activities include educator-led active exploration of the Apollo 11 exhibition.
From July 1 2020 through to June 30 2021, program activities include educator-led active exploration of curated artefacts and interactives from the Apollo 11 exhibition.
Plan Your Experience
- MAAS - Certificate of Currency - 1.7.19 - 30.6.20 PDF
- 2019-20 Powerhouse Museum WHS Risk Assessment DET format PDF
NSW Incorporating Australian Curriculum
|SC4-12ES||describes the dynamic nature of models, theories and laws in developing scientific understanding of the Earth and solar system|
|SC4-1VA||appreciates the importance of science in their lives and the role of scientific inquiry in increasing understanding of the world around them|
|SC4-4WS||identifies questions and problems that can be tested or researched and makes predictions based on scientific knowledge|
|SC4-7WS||processes and analyses data from a first-hand investigation and secondary sources to identify trends, patterns and relationships, and draw conclusions|