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Astrophysics / Exploring The Night Sky with Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith Part 2 of 3 – On Demand (Stage 2, Stage 3, Stage 4)

On Demand

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


These sessions are for everyone in the classroom or at home and can be watched individually.

In this exciting event, we take part in a stargazing adventure on YouTube! Learn how to explore the night sky from home via a free and easy-to-use downloadable app and learn exciting facts about the moon.

Suitable for all ages – targeted to children aged 6-12 years.
**TO BOOK: Click on the Book Now button. If you are not a teacher, that’s okay—just click on the Book button, fill in the form and book your spot.

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BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Women in STEM Ambassador

Event Details

Event Type

On Demand (available until: 17-May-2028 11:59PM)

Delivery Platform

Youtube Recording


42 Minutes





Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Science and Tech

Presenter Bio

Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith is the Australian Government’s Women in STEM Ambassador and a Professor of Practice at The University of New South Wales.

Her role is to increase the participation of women and girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) studies and careers in Australia by driving systemic and cultural change. As an astrophysicist, her research interests are in the birth and death of stars, cosmic magnetic fields and supermassive black holes. Professor Harvey-Smith serves on the Australian Space Agency’s Advisory Group and previously led a team of 30 scientists and engineers at CSIRO developing the Square Kilometre Array – a next-generation radio telescope that will survey billions of years of cosmic history. She is author of the popular science books When Galaxies Collide, The Secret Life of Stars and Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime.

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Technology and Materials Requirements


Reliable internet & device to watch video

Book your virtual excursion using the button on this page a confirmation email will be sent to you from DART Learning with the link to the video.

***To participate in the activity you will need to download the free SkyView Lite app. You will also need to access the Google Maps moon exploration page: https://www.google.com/maps/space/moon/.

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Women In STEM Ambassador - Team

Phone: +61 466 942 077

Email: [email protected]

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

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