Mission Discovery

PERTH, 8 – 12 JULY 2019

LATITUDE GROUP TRAVEL PRESENTS ISSET’S MISSION DISCOVERY

5 DAY SPACE & STEM STUDENT PROGRAM
PERTH 2019

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AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ORDINARY KIDS TO DO SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY

  • Learn from a NASA astronaut, NASA leaders and expert scientists to launch your ideas into space!
  • In teams, take on the role of research scientists and design a science experiment to be conducted in space
  • The overall winning team’s experiment, as judged by the NASA panel, will be launched to the International Space Station and conducted by astronauts on board!
  • This is a full immersion in Space and STEAM – with plenty of hands-on activities
  • Develop leadership, teamwork and public speaking skills
  • Learn about a range of exciting Space and Science career paths

THE PERTH PROGRAM’S WINNING EXPERIMENT WILL BE
CONDUCTED ON THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

The Perth Team

5 DAY MISSION DISCOVERY ITINERARY

DAY 1 Monday 8 July 9.30am – 4.30pm
DAY 2 Tuesday 9 July 9.30am – 4.30pm
DAY 3 Wednesday 10 July 9.30am – 4.30pm
DAY 4 Thursday 11 July 9.30am – 4.30pm
DAY 5 Friday 12 July 9.30am – 4.30pm
DAY 1 Monday 8 July 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • NASA team building – NASA presentation
  • Mission Patch Team Challenge
  • The Journey to Mars – NASA presentation
  • Mars Lander Team Challenge
  • The Best Science Experiment – NASA presentation
DAY 2 Tuesday 9 July 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Becoming an Astronaut and The Story of a Space Mission – NASA presentation
  • Headline Story Team Challenge
  • How to design a space experiment – NASA presentation
  • Presentation from a guest university professor or lecturer
DAY 3 Wednesday 10 July 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Budgeting and Planning Skills – NASA presentation
  • The International Space Station Environment, Experiments and An Expedition
  • Work on experiments
  • Space Experiments – NASA presentation
DAY 4 Thursday 11 July 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Improve Your Presentation Skills – NASA presentation
  • Working on experiments and presentation
  • The Earth From Space – NASA presentation
DAY 5 Friday 12 July 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Presentation preparation
  • First round presentations
  • Finalists selected
  • Final presentations
  • Winners announced

* Itinerary subject to change

MISSION DETAILS

WORK WITH A NASA ASTRONAUT, NASA LEADERS AND SPACE SCIENTISTS

In teams of six, take on the role of research scientists and design an experiment to be conducted in space

  • Teachers/Science and Engineering students will mentor the teams throughout the program
  • The overall winning team, as judged by the NASA panel, has their experiment built and carried out on the International Space Station
  • The program is open to current years 7 – 10 students. Programs can equally be developed for primary students.

RATES FOR 5 DAY STEM LEADERSHIP PROGRAM 

Individual students
$721 + GST per student
School groups with 20+ participants
$699 + GST per student
School groups with 20+ participants*
*Early Bird (bookings before end of term 1 2019)
$669 + GST per student
School groups with 50+ participants please enquire
Teachers are encouraged to attend with their students at no cost

PERTH MISSION DETAILS

Dates: The program will run from 8th-12th July 2019.

Times: 9:30am to 4.30pm daily (registration at 8.30am on the Monday. Arrival by 9.15 other days)

Location: Curtin University, Bentley Campus

Program subsidies are available for eligible schools and students.
Terms & conditions apply.

Any questions? Call us on 03 9646 4200 or email [email protected]

MEET YOUR HOST

WELCOME TO CURTIN UNIVERSITY

If you’re curious about the forces that make our world work, then Curtin is the place to start exploring your passion for STEM.

We’re a truly global university, welcoming a diverse student cohort of more than 56,000 students to our campuses in Western Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius. Since our inception, we have taken an innovative approach towards teaching and research.

Our science courses immerse you in a vibrant and collaborative environment where ideas, skills and facilities prepare you for the jobs of the future. With more than 21 disciplines to choose from, there is a course to suit all passions.

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BOOKINGS

MISSION DISCOVERY PERTH

8-12 JULY 2019
CURTIN UNIVERSITY

SCHOOL BOOKINGS

If you wish to make a group booking for your students, allowing parents to benefit from group price reductions, please download the school group booking form and return the documents to [email protected]

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INDIVIDUAL BOOKINGS

Please use our secure individual booking form below.

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