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Make your students astronauts for the day!

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There’s no other job where you can find yourself quite as far above the Earth as that of an astronaut.

Throughout this exhibition, students will get the chance to step into their moon boots and experience the incredible world of the space explorer.

Under the guidance of a Scitech science presenter, students will make observations and learn how astronauts carry out scientific investigations in outer space.

Duration: 60 minutes

Years: 1–10

Location: Feature exhibition gallery

Terms:2022, 1-3 2023 


For 2023 prices, see the Excursion Guide


Our education programs have been designed to engage students and support teachers in the delivery of the Western Australian Curriculum.  

Curriculum links:

Year 1 and 2

Science as a Human Endeavour

  • Nature and development of science – Science involves asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events
  • Use and Influence of Science – People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things

Science inquiry skills

  • Planning and conducting – Participate in guided investigations to explore and answer questions.
  • Processing and analysing data and information – Use a range of methods to sort information, including drawings and provided tables through discussion, compare observations with predictions.
  • Evaluating – Compare observations with those of others.
  • Communicating – Represent and communicate observations and ideas in a variety of ways.


Year 3 & 4

Science as a human endeavour

  • Use and influence of science – Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions.

Science inquiry skills

  • Communicating – Represent and communicate observations, ideas and findings using formal and informal representations.

 Year 5 & 6

Science as a human endeavour

  • Nature and development of science – Science involves testing predictions by gathering data and using evidence to develop explanations of events and phenomena and reflects historical and cultural contributions
  • Use and influence of science – Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and community decisions.

Science inquiry skills

  • Communicating – Communicate ideas, explanations and processes using scientific representations in a variety of ways, including multi-modal texts

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