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

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Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, SEND, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Astronomy, Science

A classroom activity exploring the changing appearance of the Moon throughout the month. Suitable for advanced KS2 and all KS3 students.

Key stage:
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
School subject:
Astronomy, 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

Imagine what it would be like to have super powers and see the invisible - sounds pretty fun doesn’t it? Join the Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers as they explore the science behind some seemingly invisible and sneaky forces in space.

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

Join the astronomers at the Royal Observatory Greenwich as they go on an adventure to discover what shadows look like on other worlds.

Key stage:
Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Astronomy, Science

In this video, Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer Brendan recreates the Solar System in plasticine form to demonstrate the science of light and dark, and light and shadow, in space. Students can recreate their very own Solar System in a Box.

Key stage:
Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Astronomy, Science

There are lots of names associated with space rocks, so what is the difference? Join the Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers to find out. They will also explore what space rocks can tell us about our very own planet Earth.

Key stage:
Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
School subject:
Astronomy, Science

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.

Key stage:
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
School subject:
Astronomy, Science

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.

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

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

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

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