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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Merritt's 3 roles | Stemettes Zine

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
OR
• Pens
• Pencils
• Paper

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Meet Dr Suzie Imber | Stemettes Zine

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
OR
• Paper
• Pens
• Colouring pencils
• Internet access

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Jen | Stemettes Zine

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.
OR
• Pen
• Paper
• Recording device (optional)

Watch Here
Meet Anne Pacros | Stemettes Zine

Meet Anne Pacros

20 Minutes
In this meal plan adapted from the session recorded on the 14th of April 2020, we learn about Anne Pacros- the System and Payload Manager at the European Space Agency, and have a go at some STEM activities.

You will need:
• An egg
• A plastic bag
• Paper straws
• Strings
OR
• Colouring pens
• Paper

Download the Meal Plan