Build a homemade spectrometer to discover light
Build a model to learn what light pollution is and what its effects are.
Build a Magnitude Reader to explore the visibility of stars
By understanding how rainbows work, you can discover about light and its properties, learning about stars, nebulae, galaxies, and our Universe.
Understand astronomical distances using street lights
Investigate the effects of light pollution on night sky observation.
How do astronomers detect invisible black holes?
Learn about light and spectra building a spectroscope with a CD!
The amazing technology of fibre optics: what has it done for technology here on Earth and in observing space?
Observing what gravity is doing to the Universe
Let's discover telescopes and experiment simple optics
Let's investigate the nature of dark matter and energy with gravitational lensing!
Find the exoplanet and determine its size using data from the Spitzer Space Telescope!
What are black holes and what would happen if the Sun was replaced by one of them?
How do satellites take images of the Earth surface and how do we analyse and use them?
Let's observe the evening sky with the naked eye
Build a safe Sun viewer using cheap household items
Build a model of the Milky Way to discover what our galaxy contains.
Compare the size of the Sun and the Earth building and using a pinhole camera.
Understand the mystery of black holes through a hands-on activity.
How do satellite-based positioning and GPS navigation work?
Demonstrate the seasons on Earth using a model.
Compare diurnal and nocturnal animals and experiment with day and night.
Measure light pollution observing the faintest visible stars!
Learn how radar altimetry from satellites works and how to put landscapes on paper.
The air circulation system: how are winds created?
Learn about constellations by building a star lantern.
Investigate the properties of carbon dioxide with this fun demonstration.
Why is the Sun's shadow so important?
Like a "modern" Galileo, use true astronomical satellite observations to discover if the Sun (and other celestial objects) are rotating!
Find out the Sun’s rotation period, applying the simple equation of average speed to a real astronomical case.
Make your star hat, learning about the stars
Build a sundial and discover how time can be measured.
An educational interdisciplinary game to drive a rover on Mars
Lets' investigate gravity, dark matter and dark energy with some very simple experiments!
Why do oceans play an important role in mitigating global warming?
Explore day and night on Earth.
Unveiling the mystery of "shooting stars": meteors, meteorites and meteroids
Measure the distance to an asteroid with a novel technique
Use a globe to describe your position on Earth.
Build a timeline of the all Universe!
Investigate three dimensional objects and perspective using constellations
Learn about moons of our solar system through art!
A hands-on introduction to how to read maps of other planets made by space missions.
A simple model experiment to understand what makes a planet habitable.
Build an Earth-Moon-Sun mobile to learn about how they orbit.
Build an hourglass to understand what time is and how it can be measured.
Let's think about the night sky and write a poem related to astronomy!
Let's make a portrait of the Milky Way!
Let's learn how stars in constellations move through time using real astronomical images.
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
Let's build a model of the Sun with plasticine and get to know our star!
Learn how to build a model of the Sun...which can fit nearly 1 million little Earth balls!
Learn how the Vikings used the sky to navigate at sea with a hands-on activity!
Learn the ancient skill of Celestial Navigation
Build a satellite to learn what they are made of and their uses.
Play a game of card and learn about the Sun and planets.
Discover how to read and draw maps by observing.
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 life-cycle of stars with Star in a Box activity.
Hands-on activity to measure the Sun by using household materials.
Explore the life-cycle of stars with Star in a Box activity.