Our Star - Space Detectives Astronomy Workshops

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Our Star


This workshop covers all aspects of our nearest Star; the Sun and comprises of a mixture of presentation/audio visual film and audience participation. We look at how the Sun was formed, how it generates its energy and the effect that it has on us here on Earth. We also look at what will happen when the Sun dies and make comparisons with other Stars in our galaxy.

Activities included in this workshop are usually a combination of the following and are dependent on the age of the audience.

"How Big, How Far, How Hot, How Old"
"Make your own Sun"
"Sun Brainstorms"
"The Sun Plate"
"The Sun Find It"

This workshop usually covers 2 hours but can be made longer or shorter as required.

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