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.
A classroom activity to accompany the video 'Story of stars' about classifying the different types of stars in the Universe.
Investigate and evaluate promotional methods and materials from the exhibition Royal River: Power, Pageantry & the Thames.
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A classroom activity that explores the how satellites are used in space including orbits time and speed along with transmission and frequency of light.
Students use distance, speed and time to understand galactic scales. Accompanies the video 'How big is the Universe'.
A pair of sealskin overshoes found on Captain Scott’s body.
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.
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.
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.