A tour of Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral houses many of the rockets and satellites used in the US space programme.

Air pressure and space

Spacesuit construction and air pressure are examined experimentally.

Copernicus and Galileo – the movement of the Earth (signed)

Copernicus and Galileo explain their discovery of how the Earth moved around the Sun.

Earth, Sun and Moon (clip compilation - no narration)

A compilation of images of the Earth, Sun and Moon set to music.

How big is the Sun in relation to Earth?

How much bigger than Earth is the Sun?

How do we know the Earth is spherical?

The evidence for the Earth being round or spherical using Aristotle's reasoning.

How do we know the Earth is spherical? (signed)

A look at the evidence for the Earth being round or spherical.

How rockets lift off

The process of combustion is explained to show how rockets lift off.

Planet Earth

An explanation of why the Earth is known as the Goldilocks planet.

Recreating a comet

Tim Peake introduces comets to students.

10 learner guides

We have a selection of learner guides