Where did the moon come from – and how has it impacted on our history?
From its phases to its place in North American mythology and from the Apollo programmes to its potential to provide a launch pad to Mars and beyond, our only natural satellite has always exerted a pull on humanity. So this busy and interactive workshop sees pupils learning about a range of aspects of this celestial neighbour – including its creation, its make-up, its effects on our tides, its role in eclipses and its hold on culture.
3-5 year olds;
6-12 year olds;
13-16 year olds. (up to 30 pupils at a time)
Exploring: satellites and orbits, the lunar cycle, gravity and other forces, the moon and storytelling
Duration: 45 minutes - 2 hours, depending on the number of classes
Cost: EUR 75