Activities tagged: hands-on

Like a "modern" Galileo, use true astronomical satellite observations to discover if the Sun (and other celestial objects) are rotating!
Understand astronomical distances using street lights
Demonstrate the seasons on Earth using a model.
Make your star hat, learning about the stars
Build a satellite to learn what they are made of and their uses.
Build an Earth-Moon-Sun mobile to learn about how they orbit.
Learn about constellations by building a star lantern.
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.
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.
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!
Build a Magnitude Reader to explore the visibility of stars
Create craters and explore the lunar landscape with this hands-on activity.
Explore the tactile version of our star; the Sun with household materials.
Let's make a portrait of the Milky Way!
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.
Understand the mystery of black holes through a hands-on activity.
Design an alien life form, suited for an extra-terrestrial world.