Category: The Sun

Compare the size of the Sun and the Earth building and using a pinhole camera.
Let's build a model of the Sun with plasticine and get to know our star!
Like a "modern" Galileo, use true astronomical satellite observations to discover if the Sun (and other celestial objects) are rotating!
By understanding how rainbows work, you can discover about light and its properties, learning about stars, nebulae, galaxies, and our Universe.
Learn how to build a model of the Sun...which can fit nearly 1 million little Earth balls!
Find out the Sun’s rotation period, applying the simple equation of average speed to a real astronomical case.
Learn how the Vikings used the sky to navigate at sea with a hands-on activity!
Make your star hat, learning about the stars
Play a game of card and learn about the Sun and planets.
Build an Earth-Moon-Sun mobile to learn about how they orbit.
Build a sundial and discover how time can be measured.
Compare diurnal and nocturnal animals and experiment with day and night.
Why is the Sun's shadow so important?
Make a model of the Solar System planets using household materials.
Build a safe Sun viewer using cheap household items
Explore day and night on Earth.
Explore the tactile version of our star; the Sun with household materials.
Counting Sunspots using real solar images and data.
Hands-on activity to measure the Sun by using household materials.