Space experiment - STEMFest in Space

Get hands on in Space

Dallas Campbell and Dr Suzie Imber

Join Dallas and Suzie for this interactive session, and try some space experiments at home.

More about Dallas and Suzie…

Dallas is best known for his presenting career, which started with TV shows such as the Gadget Show on channel 5, and Bang goes the theory, a prime-time science show on BBC One. He has gone on to present many science based factual TV shows and documentaries such as Science of StupidStargazing LiveThe Sky at NightSupersized EarthTime Scanners and City in the Sky, among many.

Dallas has always been a huge supporter and ambassador for STEM education, working on major outreach initiatives such as The Big Bang Fair, FameLab project and of Course STEMFest in Space. He understands the importance of promoting the value of STEM and inspiring the next generation of STEM enthusiasts.

Dallas is also an author and a regular contributor to the BBC’s science magazine Focus, the Times’ Eureka magazine, and The Observer. He is also the author of his own book- Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet, will give you all the information you will need to leave planet Earth, including expert advice from the people who could actually make it happen.

Suzie is best known in the public eye for being crowned the winner of the 2017 BBC production ‘Astronauts: Do You Have What it Takes?’. The show involves twelve candidates, selected from thousands of applicants being put through an astronaut selection process.

The selection process was designed to test mental strength, physical ability, emotional resilience, teamwork and resourcefulness and were designed by by Canadian astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield. The show was watched by millions of viewers around the world.

Since the show, Suzie has appeared in numerous times live on the BBC providing expert commentary on space news stories, alongside appearances on The Sky at Night, ITV news, and even a guest appearance on The Secret Life of Five Year Olds! 

She has also been featured in a 6-episode Red Bull adventure series (Andes 6K) following her expedition to climb twelve brutal Andean mountains in 2016, during a period of just three months.

Brief description of session:

Join Dallas and Suzie for this entertaining session on space activities that you CAN do at home!

Parental supervision required

Type of session:

Space activities you can try at home

Suitable for:

All ages