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What do we know about the solar system and universe today?

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State Library of South Australia - Hetzel Lecture Theatre

North Terrace

Adelaide, SA 5000

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Recommended for Year 8 to 10 students

Curriculum links: Science; Technologies; Humanities & Social Sciences

Presenter: Dr Jeanette Dixon AM

Note: 60 tickets total available per session

  • 30 tickets available to government schools
  • 30 tickets available to non-government schools

Knowledge about the Solar System bodies and the Universe is increasing rapidly with advances in technology and research. This presentation will highlight many exciting, recent discoveries and fascinating facts to increase information about the known features of the Solar System and Universe. It will also include new, easily understood scientific challenges to current understandings about the Solar System and Universe and explanations for common myths about space. Included will be a competition quiz with a prize. Students will have access to NASA's disk of lunar samples collected by Apollo astronauts on Missions 15, 16, and 17.

Contact Teresa.Brook@sa.gov.au for more information

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