We live in a technological age, where computers run many aspects of life. Computers need a programming language to be able to function. Teach your students the basics of coding and enjoy creating your own games!
Every year fires cause devastation in people’s homes, workplaces and in the countryside. It can be very difficult and expensive to put out fires. Explore with your class the relationship between fire and oxygen trough this activity and lesson plan.
What do you know about Solar cars? Learn about cars powered by the energy of the sun and find out about the annual solar car race. Then, you will be ready to teach your students how to make their own solar car.
They go by lots of different names; autonomous, self-driving, driverless or robotic, but whatever you call them, cars that do not need a human driver are looking more and more likely to appear on a road near you in the not too distant future!
Clocks and watches are essential to everyday life! But how long have watches and clocks been around? Yi Xing created one of the first astronomical clocks powered by a water wheel! Learn about the history of clocks!
For centuries, people dreamt of flight, many attempted it, but it was the Wright brothers who turned that dream into a reality. The Wright brothers were the first to create a sustained, controlled flight with a heavier-than-air machine.
Until recently, the ability to make something disappear from view has only existed in magical stories. Harry Potter uses a Cloak of Invisibility to sneak into forbidden areas of his school and remain unseen. Scientists may be getting closer to inventing a real-life invisibility cloak!
There are many things to consider when buying a new pair of shoes – size, shape, use, colour, style, materials, durability, price and the level of comfort.
If you could design your ideal pair of shoes, what would they be like?
Imagine hopping on a train and taking just minutes to travel from one city to the next. Imagine even arriving on another continent by train. Trains have been a solid form of transport since the 1700’s, relying on steam, diesel or electricity to run.