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Space Science – Preschool

Space Science – Preschool

Science that is out of this world!

Kids aged 3 to 5 years old will have a blast as they learn about our solar system, mini rockets and more!

Designed to prepare early learners for the Physical Phenomena content strand for Early Stage 1 and Stage 1 in school. This fun workshop is designed to inspire early learners about our place in space. Great for budding little scientists!

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Early Years Learning Framework Learning Outcomes

  • 1.2 Develop emerging autonomy, interdependence, resilience and sense of agency
  • 4.1 Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity.
  • 4.2 Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem-solving, inquiry, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating.
  • 4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another.
  • 4.4 Children resource their own learning through connecting with people, place, technologies and natural and processed materials.
  • 5.1 Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes.

Victorian Curriculum

  • Objects and parts of the world around us have names and particular characteristics (VCSSU021)
  • Science is about exploring the world around me (VCSSU031)
  • Objects can move in different ways (VCSSU025)
  • Supported to engage in simple scientific inquiry (VCSIS026)
  • Make links between observations and findings (VCSIS029)
  • Actively join in exploration of familiar objects and events (VCSIS036)
  • Use both general terms and simple, scientific vocabulary to begin to describe their activities and observations (VCSIS040)

Science Show Demonstrations

Mega Hoberman Sphere

The Sun is soooooo much bigger than the Earth!

Solar system model

Learn the order, size and distance of the planets

Space is a vacuum

What happens to some objects in a vacuum? Lets find out!

Night & Day

Our Earth spins, causing daily changes

The seasons

Why does our Earth's tilt create seasonal changes?

Solar spacecraft

How do we power deep space spacecraft?

Rainbow colours

Astronomers split up starlight to see colours of light

Stomp rocket

How far can you make it launch?

Alien slime

A messy experiment for outside - what might alien life be like?

Looking through fireworks glasses

Feedback about the Preschool Space workshop

An experiment when foam is in a bell jar


Appropriate for Ages 3 to 5 years with a maximum of 30 children per class. Please note that we are not permitted to cater for children under the age of 3.

Access to 1 electrical power socket and 3 tables.

An outside area for Alien slime making.

Chairs are not required.

Duration 60 minutes, set up time 45 minutes and pack up time 45 minutes

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

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$480 GST Free for a 60-minute workshop.

Call 1300 856 828, or use this form to enquire or make a booking for your preschool.

For preschools outside of metropolitan areas please contact us to discuss how this workshop can visit your school as part of a regional visit

We don’t charge per student as we know that this causes an additional administrative load on your office. Most preschools 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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