State Library of South Australia

From Satellite to Submarine: 2018 Science Week

Date: 13 August 2018 to 17 August 2018

Time: 9.30am for 10am to 1.30pm

Location: Meet in the State Library forecourt

Note: Fully Booked


School group program for years 5 to 7.
Dr Jeanette Dixon AM will take students on a journey into space to learn about:

  • The importance of man-made satellites for humans on earth.
  • Researching life in space on the international space station-the largest artificial satellite.
  • Gaining essential knowledge for future manned missions to mars and back to the moon.

The session will feature colourful images, fascinating facts, student group activities, and fun quizzes.

Dr Dixon will present Mission to the Red Planet (90 minutes).

The complementing session will include a look at Sir Hubert Wilkins and associated materials and resources from the State Library collections, followed by a time where students will then engage their creative and artistic skills in an activity associated with Satellites and submarines.

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Contact: Community Learning Team

Phone: 8207 7239

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