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Booking Notes for Starchaser SPACE4SCHOOLS - Senior Visits

General information
Starchaser's SPACE4SCHOOLS sessions are booked in half day blocks (3 hours) or full day blocks.
The brochure issued by Starchaser for the 2007/08 academic year includes descriptions on the sessions available to secondary schools.

Neither the timings of the sessions, nor the age groups that they are suitable for, are strictly limited.
The sessions that Starchaser offer fall into 3 groups; Talks, Shows and Workshops.
The sessions that are shorter (Talks, Shows and the Rocket Factory 1) can be repeated throughout a booking block.




















The longer packages break down into the following sections:

Rocket Factory 2
Introduction (15 Minutes): Introduction to model rocketry and the tools required
Build (1 hour 45 minutes): Building the model
Flight (60 minutes): Flying the model

Rocket Factory Plus
Rocket Science 101 (60 Minutes): Forces in Rocketry and rocket chemistry including a practical baking powder rocket engine design challenge.
Maths & Rocketry (30 Minutes): An introduction or refresher session on trigonometry including the construction of a theodolite.
Rocket Factory 2 (3 Hours): Practical Activity building and flying model rockets
Preparing your report (15 Minutes): Processing the data from the flight to calculate flight height.
Develop the Report (45 Minutes): Teacher led time in which to develop either a written or oral report on the science of rocketry.

START (Starchaser Rocket Technology Day)
START: an interactive presentation in which the audience is led through man's most important space achievements from the first rockets to the new space race…
PROPULSION LAB: a visually impressive show full of explosive experiments and demonstrations will serve as an introduction to how rocket engines work. From the Newtonian principles behind flight to the firing of a real rocket engine…
THE ROCKET CHALLENGE: the ultimate rocket building event. Working in small teams participants will build a variety of rockets up to 1 metre in height and launch them in a spectacular and competitive conclusion to the day's activities.
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Booking Notes for Starchaser SPACE4SCHOOLS - Junior Visits
Talks
Team Starchaser
At Home in Space
One Small Step
History of Manned Spaceflight
Block Length
Full Day
Full Day
Full Day
Full Day
Number of Sessions
5
5
5
5
Workshops
Rocket Factory 1
Rocket Factory 2
Rocket Factory Plus
Start
Block Length
Half Day
Half Day
Full Day
Full Day
Number of Sessions
4
1
1
1
Shows
Propulsion Lab
Cosmic Chemistry
Stardome
Block Length
Full Day
Full Day
Full Day
Number of Sessions
4
4
5