A tour of Cape Canaveral

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

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.

Planet Earth

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

Sun and shadows

How you can tell the time of day from shadows cast by the sun.

The International Space Station

A look at the International Space Station being built at NASA.

The Moon

Images of the Moon and historical news footage of the first man landing on the Moon.

10 learner guides

We have a selection of learner guides