Penrith Observatory : Hands On Workshop: Rockets

Speaker – Ms Raelene Sommer A workshop designed for children ages 4 – 12 but lots of fun for all ages. Build and launch paper rockets using compressed air and watch a demonstration of a model rocket launch. Includes presentation, short 3D movie and safe viewing of the Sun through a telescope (weather permitting). PLEASE NOTE: Parents/carers to remain with children at all times. All attendees (parents/carers) require a workshop attendee ticket ($12). There is plenty to enjoy as part of the workshop, a presentation, 3D movie, and a chance to look at the Sun safely through a telescope. We encourage any adults that wish to participate in building and launching a rocket to purchase additional rocket kits ($5) to join in the fun. All children must have a child ticket which includes the rocket kit ($17). All children are expected to participate in building and launching a paper rocket. BOOKINGS VIA OUR WEBSITE ESSENTIAL Time: 10am – 12pm Venue Address: Penrith Observatory (Building AO), Western Sydney University, Werrington North campus, Great Western Highway, Werrington 2747 Contact phone or website for public enquiries and bookings: https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/observatorypenrith/penrith_observatory/whats_on Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/286133485325986/

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