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Astrophysics On Demand with Lisa Harvey-Smith Part 1

On Demand


Join astrophysicist, author, Women in STEM Ambassador and ABC Stargazing Live presenter Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith on a fascinating three-part journey to the stars.

In this exciting on-demand virtual excursion, young stargazers will be treated to readings from Lisa’s children’s book Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime, exploring questions like ‘why is the sky blue?’ and ‘how are rainbows made?’

Suitable for all ages – targeted to children aged 6-12 years.

All you need to take part is an internet connection. The YouTube link will be sent to you after receiving your booking.

Duration: 47:36. Note that this is a recording of a previous live interactive event.


**TO BOOK: Click on the Book Now button. If you are not a teacher, that’s okay—just click on the Book Now button, create a ‘teacher’ account and book your spot. This event is for everyone at home!


Watch the next parts in the series here:

Part 2 – Learn how to explore the night sky from your bedroom window via a free app.

Part 3 – Learn about stars, galaxies and black holes.


You can follow Lisa on Twitter (@lisaharveysmith), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ProfLisaHarveySmith/) or Instagram (@Lisa.harveysmith) to stay up-to-date with everything astronomical. Find her books on www.lisaharveysmith.com.

Subscribe to the Women in STEM Ambassador YouTube channel for more exciting STEM content! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvDQ_bjiQRCa4nBGycfunaA

BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Women in STEM Ambassador

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1) Book your virtual excursion using the form on this site.

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Phone: +61 466 942 077

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://womeninstem.org.au/

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