Age 11-14

Lunar Craters - Secondary

Aimed at pupils aged 11-14 this workshop provides an opportunity for both a scientific investigation and study of the Moon. Pupils investigate the lunar surface and analyse a region, looking at the number of craters and the distribution of those craters, learning about geological processes.

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.

3-Colour Imaging

Aimed at pupils aged 11-16, this workshop provides students with an opportunity to use astronomical software, study how filtered images combine to make coloured images and allows the students to have a go creating their own 3-colour images of astronomical objects.

Weight on Planets

Aimed at pupils aged 11-14 this workshop makes use of some basic algebra and graphs to reinforce ideas about the effects of gravity and how these effects depend upon where in the Universe you are.