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Destination Space

Explore the exciting world of human space flight through a series of exciting interactive activities. Pupils will work in teams to complete a range of challenges which bring out different aspects of living and working in space. They will have the chance to discuss how astronauts carry out experiments, avoid space junk and power the ISS using solar energy.


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Curriculum for Excellence Links


Sciences | Planet Earth | Space

  • By observing and researching features of our solar system, I can use simple models to communicate my understanding of size, scale, time and relative motion within it. SCN 2-06a

Sciences | Topical Science

  • Through research and discussion I have an appreciation of the contribution that individuals are making to scientific discovery and invention and the impact this has made on society. SCN 2-20a
  • I can report and comment on current scientific news items to develop my knowledge and understanding of topical science. SCN 2-20b

Sciences | Forces, Electricity and Waves | Electricity

  • I have used a range of electrical components to help to make a variety of circuits for differing purposes. I can represent my circuit using symbols and describe the transfer of energy around the circuit. SCN 2-09b

Technologies | Craft, Design, Engineering and Graphics | Applications of Engineering

  • I can extend my knowledge and understanding of engineering disciplines to create solutions. TCH 2-12a

Literacy | Tools for Listening and Talking

  • When I engage with others, I can respond in ways appropriate to my role, show that I value others' contributions and use these to build on thinking. LIT 2-02a