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Lucy Hawking

Language: English
Genre: Science, Science Fiction, Space
Age group: 6-8, 9-11

Do you want to take part in a cosmic treasure hunt and discover the secret key to the universe?

Now you can! Lucy Hawking guides us through the scientific theories behind each of her four George(this will open in a new window) stories and shares some wonderful animations narrated by her father Stephen Hawking.

If you only do one thing

Would you like to do an activity inspired by Lucy's event but are short on time? 

Space travel SCN 2-06a, LIT 2-14a, LIT 2-15a

Ask pupils to imagine that you are all travelling to space tonight and that tomorrow's lesson will be held on Mars! Ask them to decide what they need to pack and why. They could spend time researching Mars to help them decide. You could of course select a different planet and try to pack for that instead!

For shorter clips from this event visit the BBC Scotland Learning(this will open in a new window) website.

A full transcript of this event is available to download.

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