Pop Culture Astronomy (KS2 - KS5)

Pop Culture Astronomy (KS2 - KS5)

PopCultureAstro

Pop Culture Astronomy

Presenter-led introduction to the current night sky, ability-appropriate with interaction and questions, concentrating on the astronomy references in Harry Potter, Dr Who, Star Trek, Marvel Comics, etc.

For example, did you know the Harry Potter character Sirius Black (who can transform into a dog) is named after Sirius the 'Dog Star', a double-star system that appears as the brightest star in the night sky? 

Show Type

Presenter-led, with curriculum links wherever possible. Adaptable for KS2 - KS5. 

Note: only 10-15min long (depending on audience participation), to be followed by an immersive film of your choice from our extensive catalogue.