This year marks an astonishing fifty years since the first humans walked on the moon – and Journeys into Space allows up to 420 pupils to celebrate this extraordinary milestone in a single day.

The Moon

Following an assembly looking at ways that light allows us to look at the history of the stars, pupils work a year group at a time, using a range of age-appropriate drama techniques to explore the wonders of the cosmos …

  • EYFS: the characteristics of stars, planets and moons ...
  • KS1: the life cycles of stars
  • Years 3 & 4: The Perils of Space Travel
  • Years 5 & 6: the moon - and the Apollo 11 landing

Suitable for: EYFS – KS2 (up to 60 pupils at a time!)

Exploring (according to age): the characteristics of stars, planets and moons, the life cycles of stars, the scientific challenges posed by space travel, the moon, the Apollo 11 programme

Duration: 30 – 90 minutes per workshop, depending on how many classes are involved

 

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