Activities

Type of Learning: Structured-inquiry learning

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?
Find the exoplanet and determine its size using data from the Spitzer Space Telescope!
Let's make a simple model of the Orion constellation
Compare the size of the Sun and the Earth building and using a pinhole camera.
Build a homemade spectrometer to discover light
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
Using telescope images of comet C/2019 Y4 we calculate its average speed and understand what a physical quantity is
Like a "modern" Galileo, use true astronomical satellite observations to discover if the Sun (and other celestial objects) are rotating!
By understanding how rainbows work, you can discover about light and its properties, learning about stars, nebulae, galaxies, and our Universe.
Find out the Sun’s rotation period, applying the simple equation of average speed to a real astronomical case.
What are black holes and what would happen if the Sun was replaced by one of them?
How do astronomers detect invisible black holes?
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.
Why do oceans play an important role in mitigating global warming?
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?
How to navigate at sea like an explorer?
The air circulation system: how are winds created?
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
Learn the ancient skill of Celestial Navigation
Let's observe the evening sky with the naked eye
Use a globe to describe your position on Earth.
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!
Play a game of card and learn about the Sun and planets.
Build an Earth-Moon-Sun mobile to learn about how they orbit.
Build a timeline of the all Universe!
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.
Compare diurnal and nocturnal animals and experiment with day and night.
Investigate the effects of light pollution on night sky observation.
Why is the Sun's shadow so important?
Learn how energy can be transformed into various forms.
The amazing technology of fibre optics: what has it done for technology here on Earth and in observing space?
Learn about moons of our solar system through art!
Build a Magnitude Reader to explore the visibility of stars
Explore day and night on Earth.
Hands-on activity to measure the Sun by using household materials.
Understand the mystery of black holes through a hands-on activity.