Explore the Solar System through video clips from Wonders of the Solar System and classic BBC TV series. The site contains images, facts and animations too. Suitable also for use in the primary classroom on an IWB.
Super animations which help you to understand shadows, the phases of the moon, the order of the planets, day and night and the length of the day. These work brilliantly on an interactive whiteboard.
How is your knowledge of the solar system? Planet Profiles has the key facts on all the planets in our solar system. There is a challenge quiz too to test your knowledge.
A multimedia timeline of 50 years of NASA's achievements in space exploration.
Devised by education professionals and drawing on front line research, Seeingscience provides a range of interactive resources to support science teaching at Key Stages 3 and 4.
A simulation of the Earth going round the Sun. Investigate the how far the Earth travels in a year in space. Make the Earth orbit exactly round the Sun by setting a number of months.
A super animation which demonstrates and describes the Moon's rotation on a tilted axis and its revolution around the Earth and also the movement of the Earth and moon around the Sun.
Take a virtual reality tour inside a Space Shuttle and view the photograph archive.
A comprehensive and easy to use GCSE Physics revision resource. Packed full of animations, interactions and exam style or multichoice questions and answers.
Three interactive whiteboard activities where you can look at the positions of planets. It has animations for the phases of the moon and the Earth spinning on its axis demonstrating day and night.