Curriculum-linked learning resources designed to work in the classroom.

A classroom activity in which students learn how the rotation of the Sun can be measured through Doppler-shifted emission lines and estimate the errors associated with this measurement.

Key stage:
Post-16
School subject:
Astronomy, Maths, Science

A classroom activity to accompany the video 'Story of stars' about classifying the different types of stars in the Universe. 

Key stage:
Key Stage 2
School subject:
Astronomy, Science

Investigate and evaluate promotional methods and materials from the exhibition Royal River: Power, Pageantry & the Thames.

Key stage:
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Post-16
School subject:
Leisure & tourism

Sales Associate job description

Key stage:
Post-16
School subject:
Leisure & tourism

A classroom activity that explores the how satellites are used in space including orbits time and speed along with transmission and frequency of light.

Key stage:
Key Stage 4
School subject:
Astronomy, Maths, Science

Students use distance, speed and time to understand galactic scales. Accompanies the video 'How big is the Universe'.  

Key stage:
Key Stage 4
School subject:
Astronomy, Maths, Science

A pair of sealskin overshoes found on Captain Scott’s body. 

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Geography, History

Image of a whale’s tooth with a picture carved into it. The carved picture is called scrimshaw. Lots of pirates and sailors made scrimshaw to stop themselves getting bored. 

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
History

Image of a sea chest, large waterproof chests perfect for filling up with treasure. The chest belonged to a sea captain, who kept all his belongings in it.

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
History

Image of a balloon from an expedition to search for Sir John Franklin and his men after they failed to come back from their Arctic journey.

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Geography, History

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