Activities

Level: Primary

Build a simple cross-staff and measure the stars!
A tinkering workshop to create a collective artwork with light
Let's discover telescopes and experiment simple optics
Let's make a simple model of the Orion constellation
Build a homemade spectrometer to discover light
Build a model to learn what light pollution is and what its effects are.
Learn how to age craters with this Predict, Explain, Observe, Explain Activity!
Let's build a model of the Sun with plasticine and get to know our star!
Learn about light and spectra building a spectroscope with a CD!
Learn how to build a model of the Sun...which can fit nearly 1 million little Earth balls!
Learn what would happen on Earth if all the ice melted!
Unveiling the mystery of "shooting stars": meteors, meteorites and meteroids
A literal Earth-Shattering experiment that will make us understand impact craters!
Have fun, building asteroids using clay!
Learn about our furthest neighbors from planetary maps
Learn from maps about the only other known body in the Solar System with seas and lakes
Use maps to learn about the most geologically active world in our Solar System
An up close look at our own satellite using planetary maps!
Explore planet Mars, learning how to use planetary maps!
Learn more about our nearest neighbour
Let's observe the evening sky with the naked eye
Use a globe to describe your position on Earth.
Demonstrate the seasons on Earth using a model.
Air takes up space even though you cannot see it.
Find out why, in the summer it is cooler by the sea than on the land!
Create your own music inspired by images of space.
Build a satellite to learn what they are made of and their uses.
Play a game of card and learn about the Sun and planets.
Build an Earth-Moon-Sun mobile to learn about how they orbit.
Learn about constellations by building a star lantern.
Build a timeline of the all Universe!
Build a model of the Milky Way to discover what our galaxy contains.
Discover how to read and draw maps by observing.
Build a sundial and discover how time can be measured.
Investigate three dimensional objects and perspective using constellations
Build an hourglass to understand what time is and how it can be measured.
Compare diurnal and nocturnal animals and experiment with day and night.
Investigate the properties of carbon dioxide with this fun demonstration.
Let's see how the Moon always keeps the same face towards Earth!
Why is the Sun's shadow so important?
Make a model of the Solar System planets using household materials.
Learn how energy can be transformed into various forms.
Let's think about the night sky and write a poem related to astronomy!
A virtual journey to space to learn that we live on a tiny planet, in a vast and empty space.
Explore a tactile version of our home, the Earth, with household materials.
Levitate an astronaut with the power of magnetism!
Explore the tactile version of our moon with household materials.
Build a safe Sun viewer using cheap household items
Learn about moons of our solar system through art!
Measure light pollution observing the faintest visible stars!
Learn astronomical topics through the classic snakes and ladders game.
Create craters and explore the lunar landscape with this hands-on activity.
Explore day and night on Earth.
Explore layers of Earth's atmosphere.
Explore the tactile version of our star; the Sun with household materials.
Let's make a portrait of the Milky Way!
Understand the mystery of black holes through a hands-on activity.
Design an alien life form, suited for an extra-terrestrial world.