Lindsay Elliot

Sit back, relax, and prepare to experience science! The Space Centre uses its unique brand of wow and wonder to bring you live science shows demonstrating the latest in scientific discoveries. Learn all about exoplanets, gravity, rockets, living in space, and so much more. If you're lucky you might be called on stage to be part in the fun!

Science of the Impossible

Science of the Impossible

Age: 
8+ (recommended)
Show Length: 
20 minutes
Humans have tackled some pretty incredible challenges in space and a big part of solving these problems is using math. Discover more about how math turns the science of the impossible into science of the possible.

Think Like A Geologist

Age: 
10+ (recommended)
Show Length: 
20 minutes
How does a geologist know what they are looking for? How do they test the physical properties of rocks and minerals? Students will learn how geologists apply the scientific method to identify rock samples and how they apply that to their work.

Think Like A Scientist

Age: 
6+ (recommended)
Show Length: 
20 minutes
What does an astronomer do and how do they make their discoveries? Students will be introduced to the scientific method and discover how astronomers use observation, questioning, predicting and analyzing to make new discoveries.

The Colour of Fire: An Astronomer's Tool

Age: 
8+ (recommended)
Show Length: 
20 Minutes
Find out how astronomers learn about stars in this fiery demonstration

Space: A Dangerous Place

Age: 
6+ (recommended)
Show Length: 
20 minutes
Ever wonder what would happen if you went into space without a space suit?

Rocket Lab

Show Length: 
20 minutes
3 . 2 . 1 . . . This time it IS rocket science.

Planet Hunters

Age: 
8+ (recommended)
Show Length: 
20 minutes
What would be the most important scientific discovery of all time? Finding life beyond Earth. Discover more about planet-hunting techniques astronomers use and their quest for signs of life in the universe.

Dizzying Heights: Your Body in Orbit

Age: 
8+ (recommended)
Show Length: 
20 minutes
Which way is up? Find out how astronauts train for microgravity and how they keep their lunch down as they float in space.

Day in Space

Age: 
6+ (recommended)
Show Length: 
20 minutes
What exactly do astronauts do up there? From microgravity experiments to eating and sleeping while floating - find out what it takes to live and work in space.

Cosmic Glue

Age: 
10+ (recommended)
Show Length: 
20 minutes
Hold onto your seats! We'll be discussing Newton's and Einstein's perspectives on gravity and how astronomers use it to study the universe.