The Forgotten Women of Astronomy Term 1 & 4
13 March - 18 October 2024
On-Demand Digital Talk | Stages 4 - 6
Join us as we relive this brilliant talk from the 2020 All About Women Festival. Take a telescope to the night sky and a critical eye to our past with astrophysicist, Jo Dunkley.
Term 1, 2024
Term 4, 2024
Celebrate Space Week!
Suitable for Stages 4 - 6
This program is recommended for Years 7 - 12
This program runs for approximately 60 mins.
The viewing link to connect to this session will be emailed to you in advance of the event.
This event is free for Australian schools
All digital programs are free to Australian schools and can be viewed via Youtube. Terms and conditions apply. Fees apply for international bookings.
For full details, please contact our Creative Learning team at email@example.com or 02 9250 7770.
Learn about our astonishing galaxy with one of the youngest female astrophysicists on the planet
Come on a cosmic journey of scientific discovery with one of the youngest female astrophysicists on the planet, Jo Dunkley. From the basics - like why the earth orbits the Sun - to astonishing facts about star catalogues and superclusters, this brilliant communicator teaches us all about our astonishing galaxy, hosted by multi-award-winning STEM journalist and Wiradjuri woman, Rae Johnston.
Along the way, we encounter some extraordinary, little-known women who defied the restrictions placed on them because of their gender, and whose pioneering research laid the foundations that Professor Dunkley has built on.
Sydney Opera House presents
Frequently asked questions
All you need is an internet connection! Schools can connect through Youtube in an internet browser however works best for your students (as a classroom or on individual computers).
The viewing link will be emailed to you in advance of the event.
If you require technical assistance with your video conferencing facilities, contact your schools’ tech support or alternatively contact our Creative Learning team on 02 9250 7770.
Click on the link for your preferred session time. If it is the first time you have used DART Connections you will be required to set up a username and password.
Please note that DART connections is the booking platform for all of our sessions and you will need to book here even if you are not a NSW or DET school.
Once your booking has been confirmed, our team will be in touch with relevant dial in details and to address any technical questions you may have.
Our on-demand program, including performances, workshops and talks, are available for a minimum of 10 days after the premiere. This gives you greater flexibility to watch at a time and date that’s convenient to your class. If you would really like to attend outside of the event dates, please contact the Creative Learning team on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try our best to accommodate you.
You don’t need to do anything! If you can no longer attend our on-demand program of events, book in for another on-demand event at a time that suits you better.
If you would really like to attend outside of the event dates, please contact the Creative Learning team on email@example.com and we will try our best to accommodate you.
Once your booking is confirmed, our Creative Learning team will send you an email with all the details to prepare for your session.
To ensure your students get the most out of the experience, a Teachers’ Resource Pack is available for most programs. We recommend using these resources in advance of your digital excursion.
For the Digital Talks Program, your students can record their questions for the speaker and send them to us in advance of the talk. The details of how to do this will be emailed to you by our Creative Learning Team.
As the program is non-interactive, you can book for as many students as you like - a whole school booking of 500 or a single home learner - all are welcome and can be accommodated!
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