Curriculum-linked learning resources designed to work in the classroom.
In this video, Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers Radmila and Brendan use a free computer program called Stellarium to find out where the planet Jupiter is in the night sky. They show how you can take a picture of it using a smartphone camera, what you can see through large binoculars and what details a large telescope can reveal.
A classroom activity to accompany the video 'Looking for Jupiter', using Stellarium software.
Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer Radmila shows how you can best find the Moon in the daytime sky and how you can demonstrate the changing phases of the Moon in the classroom using hands-on models.
Join our Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers as they go on an epic journey to find out how Newton's Laws of Motion work in space. Buckle your seatbelts, you're in for an adventure..
A classroom activity exploring the changing appearance of the Moon throughout the month. Suitable for advanced KS2 and all KS3 students.
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.
In this classroom activity, students will use bearings to plot constellations. They are then asked to think about what they represent.
Students create their own timeline of the evolution of the Universe. Accompanies the video 'How will the Universe end?'
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.