FEB 2017: Stories in the Sky – A StarLab Experience

Visit Manchester Met for a creative and immersive experience of astronomy and the mythologies of the stars. Participants will familiarise themselves with the constellations of the night sky, and some of the mythologies and legends that inspire them – using starlab (an inflatable planetarium) as a venue for storytelling and a way of gaining familiarity with the patterns in the stars. We will then break into a creative workshop, in which children will invent their own constellations and construct associated mythologies. These will contribute to a collaborative piece of art – an illuminated star wall – which will develop through the workshops.

This event is facilitated by EdLab – a Faculty of Education programme which supports undergraduate students in developing and running educational outreach activities. It is run in collaboration with the Science Learning Centre.

The activity is suitable for children between the ages of 5 and 11, who must be accompanied by an adult.

Date: 21st February, 2016. 1pm to 3pm

  • Slots between 1pm and 2pm or 2pm and 3pm

Location: Drama Studio, Brooks Building, Manchester Met

Eventbrite - Stories  in the Sky - A StarLab Experience

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