Groups and FabLab

Groups

The STAR Centre provides fun and educational sessions for local youth groups and organisations.

Sessions run Mon-Thursday evenings between 17:00 (5:00pm) and 20:45 (8:45pm).

We have space themed sessions for all sections and groups, and a wide range of activities tailored to meet badge criteria.

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Badges

  • Scouts - Astronomer Activity Badge - 2018
  • STAR Centre Moonscape with young astronaut and Logo
  • 1. Show what you know about the night sky and why the pattern of stars changes, night by night, throughout the year.
    2. Learn the meaning of the terms celestial, equator, poles, circumpolar and zodiac.
    3. Build a model of the solar system using everyday materials found in the home...
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  • Scouts.org
  • Cubs - Astronomer Activity Badge - 2018
  • STAR Centre Moonscape with young astronaut and Logo
  • 1. Make a model or draw a simple diagram of the solar system.
    2. Explain the difference between a planet and a star.
    3. Learn how to observe the sun safely. Find out and explain how the earth moves around the sun.
    4. Observe the moon, using binoculars or a telescope if you can. Describe some of its features...
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  • Scouts.org
  • Beavers - Space Activity Badge - 2018
  • STAR Centre Moonscape with young astronaut and Logo
  • 1. Point out some of the things you can see in the night sky. It could be stars, the moon or planets.
    2. Point out and name at least one constellation you can see.
    3. Name the eight planets in our solar system and draw or make a model of one of the planets. You could use papier-mache to make your model...
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  • Scouts.org
  • Brownies - Stargazer Badge - 2018
  • STAR Centre Moonscape with young astronaut and Logo
  • 1. Use telescopes or binoculars to look at the night sky.
    **Look at the stars.
    **Point out the Plough and use it to find the North Star.
    **Point out two other constellations.
    **Know what are good conditions for stargazing.
    2. Tell other Brownies the stories behind two constellations...
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  • Brownies.org
  • Scouts - Astronautics Activity Badge - 2018
  • STAR Centre Moonscape with young astronaut and Logo
  • 1. Find out how craters are formed, and what meteorites tell us about the universe. You could experiment using marbles, rubber balls or stones as meteorites, and a tray filled with sand as your planet/moon surface.
    2. Compare satellite images of Mars and the Moon with satellite images of Earth. Point out similar landscape features such as craters, valleys and volcanoes...
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  • Scouts.org

Pricing

  • Evening - Basic
  • £ 75.00 / Hour
  • Up to 20 Young People
  • 1 Member of STAR Centre Staff
  • 3.75 Hours Available (17:00pm - 20:45pm)
  • Itinerary

Find the complete pricing document in the STAR Centre Resources section.

FabLab Airedale

In 2016 the STAR Centre was merged with FabLab Airedale. FabLab Airedale is a community access program that allows local people to get involved in Prototyping and Manufacture. On Wednesday evenings (Term Time) from 18:00 - 21:00 the FabLab opens its doors so that local people can use its facilities for free!

For further details Contact Us