# Age 7-11

## Lunar Maths Word Problems (Two Step)

A worksheet containing numeracy word problems.

These are linked to the Apollo Moon Landings, and involve two-step calculations.

A separate activity is available here containing one-step word problems.

## Lunar Maths Word Problems (One Step)

A worksheet containing numeracy word problems.

These are linked to the Apollo Moon Landings, and involve one-step calculations.

A separate activity is available here containing two-step word problems.

Pupils study the front page of the Guardian newspaper from the time of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing, then answer a series of comprehension questions.

Depending on pupil ability, the activity could be done either independently, or as part of a small teacher accompanied group.

As well as a copy of the original front page, there is also a transcription to make it easier to read, as well as detailed answers for the teacher.

## Moonsaig

Wedi’i anelu at ddisgyblion 7-14 oed, mae’r gweithgaredd hwn yn cynnwys cydosod jig-so mawr o'r Leuad. Mae’r canlyniad terfynol yn ddelwedd fanwl, lle gall y disgyblion wedyn defnyddio fo i astudio wyneb y Lleuad.

## Dydd a Nos

Wedi’i anelu at ddisgyblion 7-11 oed, mae’r gweithgaredd hwn yn rhoi cyfle ymarferol i'r disgyblion i ddysgu am y dydd a’r nos. Gan ddefnyddio pêl o play-doh a thortsh, bydd y disgyblion yn darganfod sut mae cylchdro'r Ddaear yn achosi’r dydd a’r nos.

## Light and Mirrors

Aimed at Key Stage 2 children, this is a series of science/literacy lessons aiming to teach technical report writing in a fun and interesting way, by using an scientific exploration of light and reflection as the subject matter!

The pupils are first given a mystery to solve (reason for writing) and then set out to solve the mystery by learning about how we see objects, how light reflects and how periscopes work.

5 x 60 minute lesson plans, together with PowerPoint slides and associated worksheets are available below.

## Solar System In Your Pocket

Using a length of till-roll create a scale representation of the Solar System. Great for learning the order of the planets and for showing how they're spaced within the Solar System.

## Moonsaic

Aimed at pupils aged between 7-14 this activity involves arrange a large jigsaw of the Moon. The end result is a detailed image, which the pupils then use to study the Moon’s surface.

## World Day and Night Workshop

In this workshop you will use whole sky movies to help you understand what different people around the world experience as our planet spins once every 24 hours. The following sections will guide you through different aspects of the relationship between Earth's rotation, orbital path and tilt towards the Sun.