Space Explorers

Session details


Museum based or Online Virtual Classroom
Usually Monday to Thursday, 10am or 12:30pm

Curriculum Links

Key Stage 1

Length of session
90 minutes (Museum based)
40 minutes + post-session activity (Online)

Maximum group size
Up to 32 (Museum based)
1 class (Online)


''The morning was so fun, I couldn’t believe my eyes!'


Session outline

Explore our Solar System and discover how people learned about space before the time of rockets.

Meet some space explorers from the past and investigate unusual objects used to find out about space from the comfort of planet Earth.

Online Virtual Classroom session

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