In this article we show how similar principles can be used to move a polystyrene ball in a circular path.
With the advent of robotic telescopes and the wide-scale availability of the Internet in schools, it is now possible to carry out real investigatio
The objectives of ESERO-UK are more fully explained in the articles that follow, but essentially it seeks to promote the whole subject of space as
A look at resources that are available and how Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station can provide an exciting context for spac
This article outlines the Space Academy programme led by the National Space Centre from 2008 to 2011, with the stated goals of harnessing the inspi
Matter can be described and explained in a number of ways, using models of increasing complexity depending on the intended audience.
This article describes the design, delivery, evaluation and impact of a CPD course for physics and chemistry teachers.
In this special issue, we have tried to combine a celebration of the 400th anniversary of Galileo using a telescope to look at the night sky and al
A simple practical activity that uses various methods to help students understand the idea of the expanding universe.
In 1957, Russia launched Sputnik 1 into space, the first satellite to orbit the Earth. There was no news until it had been successful.
This article describes how the Science Department at Shoeburyness High School in Essex introduced a space-themed year 8 (ages 12-13) science course
A simple hands-on activity to illustrate Hubble's law