Activities

Skills: Asking questions

Discover the secrets of Earth's climate zones with a hands-on experience
Who will win in the epic battle between gravity and other forces?
Discover the invisible light with SKAO, the largest radio telescope in the world!
Let's observe the Moon and learn how to measure its motion with simple observations and tools!
A tinkering workshop to create a collective artwork with light
Find the exoplanet and determine its size using data from the Spitzer Space Telescope!
Let's discover telescopes and experiment simple optics
Let's make a simple model of the Orion constellation
Build a model to learn what light pollution is and what its effects are.
Let's learn how stars in constellations move through time using real astronomical images.
Learn how to age craters with this Predict, Explain, Observe, Explain Activity!
A game of cards to understand powers of 10 and the very diverse scales in Nature
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!
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!
Learn how the Vikings used the sky to navigate at sea with a hands-on activity!
A simple model experiment to understand what makes a planet habitable.
Learn what would happen on Earth if all the ice melted!
Are our oceans turning to acid? Lets' learn how water turns in acid and back.
How do satellite-based positioning and GPS navigation work?
Learn how radar altimetry from satellites works and how to put landscapes on paper.
How do satellites take images of the Earth surface and how do we analyse and use them?
Learn about climate from data and graphs
How did Arabian sailors navigate at sea?
Observing what gravity is doing to the Universe
How to navigate at sea like an explorer?
Unveiling the mystery of "shooting stars": meteors, meteorites and meteroids
A literal Earth-Shattering experiment that will make us understand impact craters!
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
Learn the ancient skill of Celestial Navigation
Measure the distance to an asteroid with a novel technique
Let's observe the evening sky with the naked eye
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!
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.
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.
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!
Build a scale model of the Solar System on your city map
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.
A virtual journey to space to learn that we live on a tiny planet, in a vast and empty space.
The amazing technology of fibre optics: what has it done for technology here on Earth and in observing 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.
Learn about moons of our solar system through art!
Build a Magnitude Reader to explore the visibility of 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.
Understand the mystery of black holes through a hands-on activity.