Destination Moon : Fizzics Education

SCIENCE SHOWS, EVENTS & WORKSHOPS

Destination Moon

Destination Moon

Lunar science made awesome!

Destination Moon science show for vacation care: more missions, more science!

This show covers lunar science & rockets in a fun format for the holidays.

Discover the science required to reach the Moon and the space programs that made it all happen. From trajectories & orbits to rocketry & materials science, we’ll look at current and future space programs, operations and missions. The kids will gain an appreciation of astronomy and gain insight into our place in the Universe. Full risk assessments available on request.

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Online Class Version

We’ve run live interactive distance programs since 2010 and are highly experienced in making online classes engaging for students on a variety of web conferencing platforms.

  • Activities may vary from those listed for the face-to-face version and will be tailored to age groups attending online.
  • Upon booking, you will receive a PDF outlining the materials that you can have on hand to make the workshop more interactive. It’s not a problem if you can’t source all of the materials, as we’ll have these on hand for the workshop
  • Full child protections are in place
  • We usually connect to classes & homes via Zoom, however if you wish to use a different software we can work with you on getting the connection live. Please see our Online Science Classes & Conditions
  • Simply connect your device to a data projector or TV for kids onsite to see the program. We can also cater for kids joining from their home too!
  • We usually connect to kids in their homes via Zoom, however if you wish to use a different software we can work with you on getting the connection live.

If you connect with us via Zoom

Are you a Vacation Care Centre?

Every holiday period, Fizzics Education present holiday programs workshops for local council libraries, vacation care centres, OOSHC and at our own venues. These workshops are designed to cater for a wide range of ages, even the adults join in! Book early to avoid disappointment. A school holiday program treat!

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Science Demonstrations

Distances in space

Measure the distances between the Earth, Sun & Moon. What about sizes?

Tricky Trajectories

Can you launch a rocket to get it to the target?

Giant Gyro

How do spacecraft turn in space?

Breathe in!

What would happen to an astronaut if they didn't wear a spacesuit?

Gravity Pull

Model the gravity on Earth vs. Moon. Which planet's gravity is greater?

Troublesome tools

How does working in space affect tool design and use?

Lunar phases

Why does the Moon look different throughout the month?

Rainbows of light

How spectrometers were used on lunar experiments

Rocket launcher

Launch a rocket using a chemical propellant

Remote rocks

Determine the types of rocks you have using a sensor

Rocket modelling

Compare scale models of the Saturn V to other rockets

Heating up & Cooling down

How do materials respond to rapid changes in heat?

Spiraling orbits

What happens to space debris as it approaches celestial objects

Magnetometer

Investigate magnetism, just like the Apollo missions & more

Roaring Jug

A model of how rocket engines work

Requirements

  • Appropriate for ages 5 and up with a maximum of 60 children per show.
  • Access to 1 electrical power socket and 3 tables. Chairs are not required.
  • Ability to isolate the fire alarms. If this is not possible, we will replace the fire demonstrations with other demonstrations.
  • Duration 60 minutes, set up time 45 minutes and pack up time 45 minutes.
  • We need 15 minutes to re-stock the materials between shows. For us to provide the best possible learning experience, the materials used during the presentation may be varied to suit the conditions and the audience. Please chat with our presenter if there is a particular focus that you’d like us to cover.

During Social Distancing – Contact us
and we’ll tailor a program to suit both your school and the State’s social distancing requirements. Further details here

We're a COVID SAFE Company

Cost

  • $690 inc. GST per science show performance.
  • Available as a video conference at $180 inc. GST per class anywhere around the world.

Call 1300 856 828, or use this form to enquire or make a booking for your site.
For sites outside of metropolitan areas please contact us to discuss how this workshop can visit your site as part of a regional visit

We don’t charge per site as we know that this causes an additional administrative load on your office. Most sites tend to fill the science workshops & shows based on our recommended maximum number of students. If you have any questions please contact us.

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