Produced by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Hands-on Universe is a space curriculum pack for students aged 7 to 11. The resource pack consists of six information and activity cards, each of which investigates a specific area of astronomy. The activities cover the Earth and solar system, telescopes, forces and movement and light and sound. STFC is a part of the Research Councils UK (RCUK) partnership of research councils.

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Tom Lyons - ESE...

Activities include: plotting the position of a constellation, making a sundial, a solar system model, modelling the phases of the Moon, making a simple telescope and a water rocket.