Activities

Skills: Constructing explanations

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
Build a homemade spectrometer to discover light
A hands-on introduction to how to read maps of other planets made by space missions.
Learn how to age craters with this Predict, Explain, Observe, Explain Activity!
Learn about light and spectra building a spectroscope with a CD!
Lets' investigate gravity, dark matter and dark energy with some very simple experiments!
What are black holes and what would happen if the Sun was replaced by one of them?
How do astronomers detect invisible black holes?
Let's investigate the nature of dark matter and energy with gravitational lensing!
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.
Why do oceans play an important role in mitigating global warming?
How do satellite-based positioning and GPS navigation work?
How do satellites take images of the Earth surface and how do we analyse and use them?
Learn about climate from data and graphs
The air circulation system: how are winds created?
Play with maps, moving your country to another planet!
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
Measure the distance to an asteroid with a novel technique
Understand astronomical distances using street lights
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!
Investigate three dimensional objects and perspective using constellations
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?
Levitate an astronaut with the power of magnetism!
The basics of galaxy classification, using Hubble Space Telescope images.
Explore the life-cycle of stars with Star in a Box activity.
Counting Sunspots using real solar images and data.
Hands-on activity to measure the Sun by using household materials.
Explore the life-cycle of stars with Star in a Box activity.
Design an alien life form, suited for an extra-terrestrial world.