Primary Takeaway: Space

This menu contains our pick of some out-of-this-world STEM role models who work in the field of Outer Space. Find session replays and activities to provide STEM inspiration.

As this menu is designed for little Stemettes, we recommend parental supervision for all activities.

2 hours and 9 minutes

This menu includes:

  1. Dr Merritt Moore
  2. Dr Suzie Imber
  3. Dr Jen Gupta
  4. Anne Pacros
National Curriculum: KS1-KS2

Partially addressing all aspects of English, Art and Design and several aspects of Maths, Design and Tech, and Science.


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Meet Dr Merritt Moore

35 Minutes

In this session replay and activities from the 6th of April 2020, we hear from Dr Merritt Moore- a Quantum physicist and Ballerina. Find out what her job involves and grab some activities to do at home.

You will need:
• 1 metre of tape
• Skewers or straws
• Sweets
• Pens
• Pencils
• Paper

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Meet Dr Suzie Imber

36 Minutes

In this session originally filmed on the 12th of August 2020, we talk to Dr Suzie Imber the Planetary Scientist. Find out about her work and have a go at some Suzie inspired activities.

You will need:
• Milk
• Food colouring
• Washing up liquid or soap
• Internet access
• Paper
• Pens
• Colouring pencils
• Internet access

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Meet Dr Jen Gupta

38 Minutes

For this session originally recorded on the 11th of August 2020, we are joined by Dr Jen Gupta who works as an Astrophysicist. Learn about rainbows, space, and light whilst having a go at making your own constellation.

You will need:
• Cardboard
• Sticky tape
• Pencil
• String or thread
• Beads, tin foil or sticky tack.
• Pen
• Paper
• Recording device (optional)

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