Learning resources

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

Encounter of Comet and Planetary Nebula © Gerald Rhemann.jpg

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

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

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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

Story of Stars.png

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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