A teaching module to introduce students to a feature of the nature of science (analogies and models) through learning about a curriculum topic (ele
Keith S. Taber
Forces, motion, electricity, atomic physics and wave effects can be illustrated using outdoor student activities.
Analogies relating to electric circuits can aid understanding but the limitations of such analogies should always be considered.
Mark D. Walker
This article describes how the Science Department at Shoeburyness High School in Essex introduced a space-themed year 8 (ages 12-13) science course
Why and how to borrow the Moon. The Apollo missions brought back 382kg of Moon rock.
This article looks at a selection of resources currently available for use in the teaching of astronomy in UK schools.
Learn how to set up a hydrogen fuel cell by extending an activity most schools already do – the electrolysis of ‘water’.
Well, of course you know that a battery is made of cells in series, but I have just discovered a great way to show this to a class.
Last year, students at Space School participated in many activities, such as building their own lunar lander, building their own spectroscope as pa
The National Space Academy project has become the UK's leading national education programme based on space science and engineering, with full
Jeremy Curtis, Head of Education and Skills at the UK Space Agency, writes: As Tim Peake, the first British European Space Agency astronaut enters