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
History of Astronomy Use this timeline to explore important people and events in astronomical history. 7 to 11
11 to 14
14 to 16
16 to 18
18+
Primary, Secondary, History
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. 7 to 11
11 to 14
Solar System, Primary, Orbits, Light