Curriculum-linked learning resources designed to work in the classroom.
Students look at the behaviour of gravity with distance to calculate the gravitational forces between people and celestial objects. Accompanies the video 'How will the Universe end?'
Students create their own timeline of the evolution of the Universe. Accompanies the video 'How will the Universe end?'
The National Maritime Museum (NMM) is the largest maritime museum in the world and is rated in the top ten of places to visit in the UK's Association of Leading Visitor Attractions.
In this activity students use the famous Drake equation to estimate the number of planets that may harbour intelligent life in the Milky Way. Accompanies the video 'Are there aliens?'
The Rosetta Mission has captured the interest and imagination of a generation and it is not over yet! Take a look at our video which explains what Rosetta and Philae have achieved as well as the impact the mission has had on our knowledge of our very own solar system.
In this classroom activity, students use distance, speed and time to calculate how long a signal takes to reach us from Comet 67P.
A classroon activity introducing the rotating Earth and the concept of longitude in which students carry out simple arithmetic to relates the 24 hour clock with the Earth’s rotation.
Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered about the stars? .What makes them so special? Why are some even different colours? Join the Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers as they explore the science behind the different types of stars in our Universe. #ROGschools
One of a set of watercolours for engraving as illustrations to a famous epic poem called ‘The Shipwreck’, written by a seaman called William Falconer.
Students use special relativity to calculate the effects of a black hole on time. Accompanies the video 'What's inside a black hole?'