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STEM Story Time – An exciting interactive space adventure (Preschool/Early Childhood)

On Demand

Join Australia’s Women in STEM Ambassador presents STEM Story Time, the video leads into a hands-on activity to design and construct a space helmet in the classroom or at home for early learners.


This event is for everyone in the classroom or at home!

Children aged 3-6 join an astronaut on a journey to the International Space Station, learning about space and problem solving along the way! If joining from home, why not get the family involved.
Once you have booked you will receive the links for the video and the downloadable instructions to create your space helmet.

**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: Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith

Event Details

Event Type

On Demand

Delivery Platform

Youtube Recording


9 Minutes





Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

English » Making meaning through responding and composing » Reading and Viewing

Other KLAs

Science and Tech » Working Scientifically and Design and Production » Earth and Space

Science and Tech » Working Scientifically and Design and Production » Physical World

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. 

Joining The Event

Technology and Materials Requirements

Reliable internet & device to watch video

After booking you’ll receive a link to watch the video + download the instructions to create your own space helmet
Some paper
Sticky-tape and/or glue

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Women In STEM Ambassador - Team

Phone: +61 466 942 077

Email: [email protected]

Website: womeninstem.org.au

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