Dark Sky - School Holiday Class (Age 8+)

Understand how the Dark Sky effects humans, animals and our communities. Create a light sensor and then create your own Dark Sky in a 3D world.

Class information

In this program you will learn about the effect artificial light has on humans, animals and the community. You will discover how you can help to create a dark sky within your home, city or town with the use of 3D technologies. You also learn how to build your own light sensor using the micro:bit simulator to provide you with a tool to start to monitor the 'Dark Sky'.

Age suitability: This class is recommended for students in Primary School (Age 8+).

Notes to parents:

This is a one-day class with three sessions during the day. Students are given challenges and tasks in-between the online sessions for self-guided learning. All the live broadcasts are recorded should you miss a session and can be accessed on-demand 7 days after the class finishes.

Computer / Tablet requirements:

For this class you will require a Laptop or Desktop PC (or Mac) and have access to the Google Chrome Browser.


Your Educator


Damien Aldridge
Damien Aldridge
During his 10+ years experience as a teacher, Damien has developed a passion for STEM education and education reform. He is engaged as a speaker in Australia, Asia, and the USA, with a mission to inspire tomorrow’s innovators.

Frequently Asked Questions


How long do I have access to the course?
You have access to this class 7 days after the class delivery date.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 7 days and we will give you a full refund.
What if I miss or can't attend a live class?
No worries, all the live classes are recorded and you have access to them 7 days after the class finishes to view in your own time.

"The variety of learning opportunities and environment in which they are taught, combine to ensure the kids get every possible advantage while having a huge amount of fun."

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