Curriculum-linked learning resources designed to work in the classroom.
Explore the role of customer service and marketing at one of the country’s premier museums and heritage attractions.
An essential introduction to the Museum
In this practical activity, students use F=ma to calculate the acceleration due to gravity and can investigate how the area of a parachute can affect the landing force of a space probe. Accompanies the video ‘Newton’s Laws of Motion’.
Access and interpretation at the Museum investigation worksheet
Video of a pirate explaining how to act like a pirate!
Poetry activity based around the watch owned by Robert Douglas Norman who died on the 'Titanic'.
A classroom activity in which students use Hubble’s law to derive the age of the Universe and consider the assumptions and sources of error associated with this calculation.
A Tainted Eclipse © Phil Hart, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Our Moon Commended 2015
In this video, Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer Radmila demonstrates how the Doppler effect can be applied to finding planets orbiting distant stars in our galaxy called exoplanets. She carries out a short demo from which data can be collected and analysed and explains how these techniques can be applied to light and the hunt for exoplanets.
are there aliens
Life began on the Earth around 3.5 billion years ago. Could life have evolved on other planets and if so where are they? Astronomers at the Royal Observatory Greenwich explain how we might detect them in this video.