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How Light Moves

  • 1 h 30 min
  • Customer's Place

Workshop Information

Illuminate Your Curiosity: How Light Moves Workshop Welcome to Beyond the Beanstalk, where young minds embark on a luminous journey through the wonders of science! Our How Light Moves workshop, tailored for young explorers aged 5-12, invites participants to uncover the mesmerising properties of light and its profound impact on our perception of the world. Discovering the Magic of Light: Prepare to be dazzled as students delve into the enchanting realm of light, exploring its remarkable ability to be absorbed, reflected, refracted, and diffracted. From the gentle glow of dawn to the vibrant hues of a rainbow, light surrounds us at every turn, shaping our experiences and illuminating the mysteries of the universe. Engaging Activities: Step into a world of wonder with a spectrum of interactive activities, including: Mirror Maze: Navigate through a mesmerising maze of concave and convex mirrors, where reflections twist and turn, challenging perception and sparking curiosity about light's behaviour. Infinity Mirrors: Lose yourself in the mesmerising depths of giant infinity mirrors and interactive installations, where endless reflections create a captivating visual spectacle. Rainbow Creation: Witness the magic of light as it dances through prisms and water, painting vibrant rainbows that delight the senses and inspire wonder. Shadow Puppet Theatre Show: Immerse yourself in a captivating performance as shadows come to life, telling enchanting tales and showcasing the transformative power of light and shadow. Take-Home Mirror: Let creativity shine as participants craft their own personalised mirrors to take home, a tangible reminder of their illuminating journey through the workshop. Aligned with Educational Standards: Our workshop seamlessly integrates with the My Time Our Place Framework (MTOP), and the Australian Curriculum, ensuring that every activity reinforces core scientific principles and nurtures a deeper understanding of light and optics. Ignite Curiosity, Illuminate Minds: Beyond the Beanstalk's How Light Moves workshop isn't just about exploring optics; it's about kindling a lifelong fascination with the mysteries of light. Join us as we uncover the secrets of illumination, one beam at a time! Ready to shed light on your classroom experience? Contact us today to bring the magic of light to your students!

We also tailor packages and workshops to your need

(02) 7205 3734

Workshop Inclusions:

  • 1 x Workshop (approximately 60 minutes for Sustainable STEM workshops and 75 minutes for Storytime STEM workshops)

  • 1 x STEM Presenter

  • Take home STEM project OR class STEM project to keep

  • Resources for up to 30 children, contact us about additional pricing for larger groups

  • 1 x Risk Assessment

  • 1 x PDF Educator Resource (includes Snapshot of workshop, Analysis of Learning, Follow on activity ideas and links to EYLF or MTOP, Australian Curriculum and the NQF)

Workshop Requirements

  • Access to an electrical power outlet

  • Access to water tap

  • Access to tables and chairs

  • Chair for presenter

  • Ability to darken room for Glow Getters, Where the rainbow Goes, Universe Reversed and Treasure in the Sky


Suitable for ages:

This workshop is suitable for 2-5 years and 5-12 years.

Why Choose Beyond the Beanstalk?


Expert Guidance:


Benefit from our 20 years of experience in delivering exceptional educational programmes.

Hands-On Exploration:


Our workshops offer engaging, hands-on activities that foster STEM learning in a fun and interactive way.


Comprehensive Support:

Educators receive all necessary resources and support to facilitate learning and ensure a seamless workshop experience.

We also tailor packages and workshops to your needs. Contact us today to discuss your STEM workshop needs!

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