Measure the Sun's Rotation Period
How much time does it take the Sun to complete a full rotation?
Birth of a black hole
How are black holes formed?
How do astronomers detect invisible black holes?
What would happen if the Sun was replaced by a black hole?
What are dark matter and dark energy?
Dark matter and Dark energy (Part 1) – Discovering the main components of the Universe
What is the Universe made of?
Children's Planetary Maps: Venus
Learn more about our nearest neighbour
Children's Planetary Maps: Mars
Learn about the planet with the biggest volcano in the solar system
Children's Planetary Maps: The Moon
An up close look at our own satellite
Children's Planetary Maps: Io
Learn about the most geologically active world in our Solar System
Children's Planetary Maps: Titan
Learn about the only other known body in the Solar System with Seas and Lakes
The 4-Point Backyard Diurnal Parallax Method
Measure the distance to an asteroid with a novel technique
Navigate like a Viking – Use the Sun, not your phone!
How did the Vikings navigate at sea?
Navigating with the Kamal – Northern Hemisphere
How did Arabian sailors navigate at sea?
The Quest for Longitude
How to navigate at sea like an explorer?
Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond
Learn the Ancient Skill of Celestial Navigation
Children's Planetary Maps: Pluto & Charon
Learn about our furthest neighbors
Country Movers – Visualizing Spatial Scales in Planetary and Earth Sciences
Move your whole country to another planet
Creating Asteroids
Fun learning activity to build asteroids using clay.
Impact Craters
A literal Earth-Shattering experiment
Meteoroids, Meteors and Meteorites
Learn about formation of meteroids.
The Big Meltdown
What would happen if all the ice of the Earth melted?
Transforming water into acid… and back
Are our oceans turning to acid?
Oceans As A Heat Reservoir
Why is it getting so hot?
Where on Earth am I?
How do satellites work?
The Engine of Life
What make a planet habitable?
Big Telescopes: Gravity
Observing what gravity is doing to the Universe
Valleys Deep and Mountains High
How to put landscapes on papers
The Climate in Numbers and Graphs
What is climate?
The Intertropical Convergence Zone
How are winds created?
A View from Above
How do we take photos of the Earth surface?
Create Your Own Astro-Music
Create your own music inspired by images of space.
Evening Sky Watching for Students
Let's observe the evening sky with the naked eye
Know Your Planets
Learn about the properties of the Sun and planets in this card game.
Sun, Earth and Moon Model
Build an Earth-Moon-Sun mobile to learn about how they orbit.
Make a Star Lantern
Learn about constellations by building a star lantern.
History of the Universe
Build a timeline to discover the relative ages of the Universe, the solar system and the appearance of humans, on the scale of a year.
Living in the Milky Way
Build a model of the Milky Way to discover what our galaxy contains.
Let's Map the Earth
Discover how to read and draw maps by observing.
How To Travel on Earth Without Getting Lost
Using a globe to learn how a position on Earth can be described.
Making a Sundial
Build a sundial and discover how time can be measured.
What is a Constellation?
Investigate three dimensional objects and perspective using constellations
What Is Time?
Build an hourglass to understand what time is and how it can be measured.
Day and Night in the World
Compare diurnal and nocturnal animals and experiment with day and night.
Seasons Around the World
Demonstrate the seasons on Earth using a model.
Investigating the Atmosphere – Air Takes Up Space
Let's explore if air takes up space even though you cannot see it.
Continental Climate and Oceanic Climate
Let's find out that in the summer it is cooler by the sea than on the land and that water cools off more slowly than soil.
Fizzy Balloons – CO2 in School
Investigate the properties of carbon dioxide with this fun demonstration.
Street Lights as Standard Candles
Understand standard candles using street lights.
Solar System Model on a City Map
Build a scale model of the Solar System on a city map.
Solar System Model
Make models of the solar system planets using household materials.
Lunar Day
Through a fun-learning activity, understand why moon always keeps the same face towards Earth.
Sun’s Shadow
Learn about Sun's shadow through observation.
Let's Break the Particles
Learn how energy can be transformed into various forms.
How Many Stars Can You See at Night?
Investigate the effects of light pollution on night sky observation in your area.
Learn about the shape of stars and make a star hat
AstroPoetry Writing
An activity combining English and science to encourage students to think about the night sky to help them write a poem related to astronomy.
Build a satellite to learn what they are made of and their uses.
Blue Marble in Empty Space
Students are taken on a virtual journey to outer space to experience that we live on a tiny planet that floats in a vast and empty space.
The Fibre Optic Cable Class
Learn about the amazing technology of fibre optics that has done so much for technology here on Earth and in observing space.
Coma Cluster of Galaxies
Learn the basics of galaxy classification and grouping, using actual Hubble Space Telescope images.
Build a Safe Sun Viewer
Build a safe Sun viewer using cheap household items and learn why it is dangerous to look directly at the Sun, even briefly.
Meet Our Neighbours: Moon
Explore the tactile version of our moon with household materials.
Levitating Astronaut
Levitate an astronaut with the power of magnetism.
Meet Our Home: Planet Earth
Explore a tactile version of our home, the Earth, with household materials.
Deadly Moons
Through art and science, children learn about moons of our solar system.
Globe at Night Activity Guide
Learn to observe and record the faintest visible stars to measure the light pollution.
How Light Pollution Affects the Stars: Magnitude Readers
Build a Magnitude Reader to explore the magnitude of stars.
Snakes & Ladders Game
Learn astronomical topics through the classic snakes and ladders game.
Lunar Landscape
Create craters and explore the lunar landscape with this hands-on activity.
Why Do We Have Day and Night?
Explore day and night of Earth.
How High is the Sky?
Explore layers of Earth's atmosphere.
Meet Our Neighbours: Sun
Explore the tactile version of our star; the Sun with household materials.
Glitter Your Milky Way
Explore the Milky Way and characteristics of galaxies using glitter drawing.
Star in a Box: Advanced
Explore the life-cycle of stars with Star in a Box activity.
Measure the Solar Diameter
Hands-on activity to measure the Sun by using household materials.
Model of a Black Hole
Understand the mystery of black holes through a hands-on activity.
Design Your Alien
Design an alien life form suited for an extra-terrestrial world.
Star in a Box: High School
Explore the life-cycle of stars with Star in a Box activity.
Counting Sunspots
Counting the Sunspots using real solar images and data.