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Space Sick

Supported by the UK Space Agency, this podcast from Fun Kids Radio, answers questions from children about space. Astronaut Tim Peake answers the question “Can you get space sick?” Libby Jackson, from the UK Space Agency, explains how the effects of being in freefall can cause astronauts to become sick.

What Causes a Shooting Star and Why do Stars Twinkle?

Supported by the UK Space Agency, this podcast from Fun Kids Radio, answers questions from children about space. Sían and Kyle, from Airbus Defence and Space, answer the questions “What causes a shooting star?” and “Why do some stars twinkle?”

What You do on Board

Supported by the UK Space Agency, this podcast from Fun Kids Radio, answers questions from children about space. Astronaut Tim Peake answers the question “When you are in space, what exactly do you do up there?” Andrew Kuh, from the UK Space Agency, answers “How do you sleep on the International Space Station?”

Homeostasis *suitable for home teaching*

This resource from Defence Dynamics helps students to gain a better understanding of homeostasis and, in particular, the regulation of body temperature (thermoregulation). Students consider the needs of a polar explorer on a mission to the South Pole, thinking about the equipment needed as well as the challenges...

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