Commemorate 50 years since the first Moon landing and discover why scientists are staring into space

From asteroids to astronomy, discover how the frontiers of space exploration have been pushed by humans, celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, and learn about planets, stars and galaxies. Find out how WA continues to play an important role in space exploration, and how to explore the Universe while keeping your feet planted firmly on the ground.

These resources support the WA Curriculum: Science and HASS.


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What's Included?

Thanks to support from ICRAR, schools will not be invoiced.

Most schools* will automatically receive one class set inside the June 16, 23 & 30 editions of The Sunday Times (35 copies).

Includes activities, merit stickers and posters for your class.

Please allow one to two days for delivery. Orders must be placed at least five business days prior to delivery date. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate back orders.




June 16: Our place in space

What is the difference between a planet and a moon, and is the Sun really a star? Investigate our Solar System and the human endeavours to explore and find out more about the Universe we live in. Did a space station really crash in WA?

June 23: To infinity and beyond

Look up and discover the wonders of astronomy. Explore the history of star-gazing, what we can see in the night sky, and how scientists are looking beyond using specialised equipment like radio telescopes.

June 30: One small step

July 20 marks 50 years since Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the Moon. Find out what was involved in this historic mission, and why it still resonates as one of the greatest human achievements.


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