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Space is Big

Using cutting edge presentation, good old-fashioned Lego and a healthy dollop of imagination, travel deep into our Solar System. Discover the vastness of Space and design a space probe to journey where humans can't. Return home and avert disaster as a hapless Professor enlists the help of your pupils to avert an asteroid crisis.

Includes: Meteorite handling, designing a space probe, Lego, saving the world.

Does not include: Risk assessment for blown minds.

  • Sciences

Space: By observing and researching features of our solar system, I can use simple models to communicate my understanding of size, scale, time and relative motion within it.

SCN 2-06a

  • Technologies

Craft, design, engineering: Through discovery and imagination, I can develop and use problem-solving strategies to construct models.

TCH 2-14a

  • Literacy and English

Tools for listening and talking: When I engage with others, I can respond in ways appropriate to my role, show that I value others’ contributions and use these to build on thinking.

LIT 2-02a

Finding and using information: I can select ideas and relevant information, organise these in an appropriate way for my purpose and use suitable vocabulary for my audience.

LIT 2-06a