Category: The Solar System

Let's observe the Moon and learn how to measure its motion with simple observations and tools!
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!
Using telescope images of comet C/2019 Y4 we calculate its average speed and understand what a physical quantity is
An educational interdisciplinary game to drive a rover on Mars
Learn how to build a model of the Sun...which can fit nearly 1 million little Earth balls!
Play with maps, moving your country to another planet!
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
Measure the distance to an asteroid with a novel technique
Air takes up space even though you cannot see it.
Play a game of card and learn about the Sun and planets.
Build an Earth-Moon-Sun mobile to learn about how they orbit.
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
Make a model of the Solar System planets using household materials.
A virtual journey to space to learn that we live on a tiny planet, in a vast and empty space.
Explore the tactile version of our moon with household materials.
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 the tactile version of our star; the Sun with household materials.
Hands-on activity to measure the Sun by using household materials.