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Starchaser Primary Package
A comprehensive package of activities for a half or full day event themed on Starchaser and rocketry. Practical activities are suitable for class sized groups whilst the introductory talk and rocket demonstration can accommodate any number.

Starchaser's presenters talk about a range of topics including, rocketry, living in space, orbits and spatial mechanics, forces and rocket chemistry. The package includes a session of Rocket Factory 1.

Subject Area(s)
Science and Technology

Key Stages
Ideal for Key Stages 1 and 2

Learning Points:

Time Requirements:

Group / Class Size:
40 maximum

Space Requirements:

Equipment Requirements:

It is strongly advised that Smoke detection equipment be disabled within and near to the performance area.
Historical events
Rocket science
Design and construction of rockets
Mechanics of flight
Materials and their properties
Set-Up Time                15 Minutes
Duration                      day
Reset time                   5 Minutes
Set down time             15 Minutes
Data projector
Screen and speakers (in general built in and PC speakers are inadequate for the task)
Seating space for audience for talk
Area for rocket construction with flat surfaces (i.e. tables, hall floor)
Outdoor area for launching such as playground