STEM Careers and baby black holes (Stage 3, Stage 4, Stage 5)
Baby black holes and equity, inclusion and opportunity for all with PhD student Kat Ross from Curtin University
The webinar STEM careers with Kat Ross was recorded on 30 March 2022 and is now available to view anytime via a YouTube recording. A link to the webinar recording will be sent after you book your place. Most suitable for learners in Years 5 to 10.
Join us as we engage with one of Australia’s dynamic equity champions, PhD candidate, Kat Ross from WA. Kat is studying baby black holes, galaxy evolution and the history of the Universe at Curtin University. She has had a long association with astronomy and was a Sydney Observatory Astronomy Ambassador.
Kat is a strong advocate for the importance of gender equity and encouraging girls to study and work in science. She is the founder of the movement @includeher_stem and leads a campaign to increase the representation of #WomenInSTEM .
During this webinar Kat will explored the stories of some famous women in science, including those from our very own Sydney Observatory.
This is an edited recording of an interview on Thursday 30 March 2022 from the Powerhouse Museum.
IS THIS A FREE EVENT? Yes
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Powerhouse
Kat Ross is a Ph.D. candidate at Curtin University studying baby black holes, galaxy evolution and the history of our Universe. Kat has a background in optical interferometry of red giant stars, dark matter content of galaxies, science communication and physics education research.
She is an active campaigner for Women in STEM and started the #IncludeHer movement to correct Australian high school courses to include a more diverse representation of scientists. She is a recent Astronomy Ambassador for Sydney Observatory and was a casual night guide before moving to Western Australia.
On Demand (available until: 04-May-2027 11:59PM)
ST3-11DI-T, ST3-1WS-S, SC4-12ES, SC5-12ES, SCLS-14ES
Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand
Science and Tech » Working Scientifically and Design and Production » Earth and Space
Science and Tech » Earth and Space 7-10
Learning Intentions & Success Criteria
Participants will learn to:
- Identify various pathways into STEM careers and interests
- Describe the place of the Earth in the overall structure of solar system and the universe
- Explain our changing understanding of the structure of the universe
Success can be measured by the ability of the learners to:
- Explain the key points of the SKA
- Describe the suitability of Western Australia to the study of the universe
- Identify issues of data management for the SKA
- Discuss the cultural concerns of the Traditional owners of the land used for the SKA
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Requirements: Technology, Materials and Pre and Post event requirements.
This webinar was recorded live on 30 March 2022. After you book your place, a link to the recording will be sent to the email you have registered with.
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