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The Digestive System

This resource provides a lesson about digestion in humans, linked to curriculum objectives. It is structured around a series of captivating, educational films. The films highlight the structure and function of the key organs of the digestive system, focusing on what happens at each stage on food's incredible...

Planet you go, Gravity you find (English)

Do arm exercises with balls of different weights as if you are in different gravitational conditions. Use medicine balls to strengthen your arms and torso muscles and improve your co-ordination. See how your strength improves over time.

Agility Astro-Course (English)

Complete an agility course to improve movement skills, co-ordination, and speed. Record your speed and see if you can get faster with practise.

Get on your Space Cycle (English)

Try to cycle as far as you can on static exercise bikes. Cycle to school or in your free time and record the distances.

Space Rock-n-roll (English)

Perform somersaults on a mat. Then perform more advance somersaults through a hula hoop. See how many somersaults you can complete. Remember to do the exercise well rather than fast.

Base Station Walkback (English)

Aim to increase your walking distance to 6.2 miles, or 10 km the equivalent of the NASA Base Station Walk-Back limit. Try skipping, cycling or running instead. How far can you cycle and still comfortably get back to base? How far did you walk, cycle, skip or run?

Peake Lift Off

Why not add space-style burpees to your astronaut training programmes? In Peake Lift off you will perform a burpee, an activity that is designed to promote a combination of muscular strength, agility, coordination and endurance. The burpee blends together squats, pushups, and jumping in the air!

A Microbial Box

Create your own microbial box using a sealed bag. Place into the bag items that you think will change over time e.g. bread and items that may not change e.g. coffee beans. Check you are meeting your school health and safety regulations. Think about what microbes are good and how they are used in digestion, medicine...

26.2 with Tim

Accumulate a total of 26.2 miles between as a team, an individual or as a family... it is up to you! We suggest the children run as a group to reflect this distance. 

Tim Peake ran the 42km (26.2mi) distance int three hours, 35 minutes wearing a harness over his shoulders and waist to keep him in contact...

Crew Strength Training (English)

Perform multi-joint weight-bearing exercises such as body-weight squats for lower body strength, and push-ups to develop upper and lower body strength. Push-ups should be done with arms extended (but not locked), and level with the chest. Students who cannot do standard push-ups should begin with bent-knee push-ups...

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