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The Moon – tigtag
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The Moon – tigtag

Aimed at primary learners, this resource provides a lesson which looks at the phases of the Moon and how we observe it from the Earth. A detailed lesson plan incorporates subject knowledge, classroom activities, structured educational films, possible misconceptions and questions which check understanding. The film clips show the phases of the moon, the first…

Ethanol rocket
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Ethanol rocket

This mini rocket uses a light-weight plastic water bottle (500 ml) with a nozzle. The bottle has a small amount of ethanol in it, which is vapourised then ignited, and the mini rocket fires off. In this demo we use a piece of guttering as a rocket launching track.

Moon Scale Demo
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Moon Scale Demo

Space is incredibly big and it can be very difficult to get a perspective on just how extensive it is. This simple hands-on demonstration gives the participants a sense of the scales involved.

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