Quick Activities

Preview Title Short Description Age Suitability Keywords
Apollo 11 Reading Comprehension A reading comprehension activity based on the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing, using the front page of the Guardian from 21st July 1969. 7 to 11
Solar System, Primary, Literacy, Space Exploration
Apollo Missions to the Moon Using a map of the Apollo Moon landings as a guide, observe the corresponding sections of the Moon with the Liverpool Telescope! 7 to 11
11 to 14
14 to 16
16 to 18
18+
Observations, Solar System, Primary, Space Exploration
Big Bang Demo To understand how the redshift of galaxies is due to the expansion of the Universe. 14 to 16
16 to 18
18+
Primary, Secondary, Cosomology, Big Bang, Redshift
Calculating your Age on another Planet Work out if you are younger or older on other planets 5 to 7
7 to 11
Maths, Solar System, Primary, Secondary, Orbits
Calculating your Weight on another Planet Work out if you weigh more or less on other planets 7 to 11
11 to 14
Maths, Solar System, Primary, Secondary, Gravity
Day and Night Workshop Use our simulation of the sky to help you understand why we experience night and day on our planet. 7 to 11
Solar System, Primary, Light
Lunar Maths Word Problems (One Step) A worksheet containing one step numeracy word problems involving all 4 basic operations. These are linked to the Apollo Moon Landings. 5 to 7
7 to 11
Maths, Solar System, Primary, Space Exploration
Lunar Maths Word Problems (Two Step) A worksheet containing two step numeracy word problems involving all 4 basic operations. These are linked to the Apollo Moon Landings. 7 to 11
Maths, Solar System, Primary, Space Exploration
Moonsaic Slide Puzzle Try and assemble our Moonsaic, you can time your go and race your friends (requires Flash). 7 to 11
11 to 14
14 to 16
16 to 18
18+
Software, Solar System, Primary
Phases of the Moon Poster Print out a large poster of 7 phases of the Moon using A4 or A3 paper. 0 to 5
5 to 7
7 to 11
11 to 14
14 to 16
16 to 18
18+
Solar System, Primary
Seasons - Experiment Understand how the Axial Tilt can make it hotter or colder 7 to 11
Solar System, Primary, Orbits, Light
Solar System In Your Pocket Use a length of till-roll paper to see how the planets in the Solar System are spaced. 7 to 11
Maths, Solar System, Primary
World Day and Night Workshop Understand why different people around the world experience day and night at different times. 11 to 14
14 to 16
Solar System, Primary, Orbits, Light