​Welcome to the showcase resource area for 'Launch to the Future' for Science/STEM in Schools New Zealand 2020. On this page you can see what is involved with the performance, resources and games. Participating in this program and using its supplementary materials is easy and can integrate seamlessly with your established teaching methods.

Preparing for the Incursion

BEFORE THE PERFORMANCE:

 

  • Watch the ‘Teacher Preparation’ video – and share with staff that will be assisting students to participate in this program. (Click here to go to video)
     

  • Discuss the program with your students and explain to them about the upcoming Virtual Performance.
     

  • Make sure you provide all teachers/classrooms with the educational portal details and your school password to login.
     

ON THE DAY OF YOUR PERFORMANCE:

 

AFTER THE PERFORMANCE:

  • Head to Perform Teachers and evaluate the program for your chance to win $200 for your classroom.
     

  • Secure your schools live-stream 'Meet The Actors & Creatives' session where you can chat to our team and ask any questions you have. 
     

  • Have fun and get creative with all of the games, activities and other resources found on this page. 

Virtual Incursion Showcase
 
 

Teacher Resources

Teachers Resource Pack and Facilitator Guide

Here you will find the Teacher and facilitator guide. The Facilitator Guide lets you know how to run the program and what to do before and during the performance. The Teacher Guide expands upon this with content information, classroom activities and curriculum links. 

Pre-Performance Preparation Video

 

Performance Trailer

If you are all set for the performance, click the link below. It will open in another page.

 

Post-Performance Q&A

After watching the performance you and your students can watch a selection of Question & Answer videos with our actors, director and writer. Pick whichever questions you want to find out more about, or watch them all! You can watch a sample below.

The full list of questions answered for this show:

  • What is the next frontier in space exploration?

  • How did New Zealanders experience the first Moon landing?

  • Why the moon landing couldn't happen without a Kiwi

  • Is Neil Armstrong's footprint really still up there?

  • How did the early Maori ancestors use astronomy to tell the time and seasons?

  • What are Scientist doing about the 6000 tonnes of space junk currently orbiting planet Earth?

  • Why did you both want to become actors?

  • Meet the Director.

 
 

Meet The Actors & Creatives

If you or your students have any more questions or want to learn more about how to make the performance, you can schedule a free live-stream chat with our team. Email us at tour@performeducation.com to discuss a selection of dates and times for your school.

 

Digital Games

This isn't all. You and your students can have even more fun, test your skills and show us what you've learned by playing our digital games below.

PICTURE PUZZLE

Place the pieces together to make the full image. Try increasing how many pieces there are!

SLIDING PUZZLE

Slide the pieces together to make the full image.

WORD SCRAMBLE

Test your knowledge about the performance and the books that we used!

BRAIN TEASER

Have fun answering questions about the performance and its themes.

 

Printable Activities

Thanks for watching! Now have even more fun and show us what you know by downloading these Activity Sheets for school or at home.

CROSSWORD

WORD FIND

 

Ask us a question

Thanks for checking out our virtual performance. If you have any any other questions don't hesitate to email our helpful team at tour@performeducation.com

Interested in booking? Contact us to get started!