1. In this educational video, Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer Brendan simulates a photographic effect known as “star trails” without an expensive camera, and during the day. The same computer processing techniques used to obtain the final image in the video can be used for capturing images of a real night sky and are detailed in an associated resource.

    Download associated resources and find out more about our education programmes at rmg.co.uk/schools/royal-observatory/classroom-resources/video-resources/.

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  2. In this educational video, Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer Brendan recreates the Solar System in plasticine form to demonstrate the science of light and dark, and light and shadow in space. Students can recreate their very own Solar System in a Box.

    Download associated resources and find out more about our education programmes at rmg.co.uk/schools/royal-observatory/classroom-resources/video-resources/.

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  3. In this educational video, Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer Radmila shows how you can best find the Moon in the daytime sky and how you can demonstrate the changing phases of the Moon in the classroom using hands-on models.

    Download associated resources and find out more about our education programmes at rmg.co.uk/schools/royal-observatory/classroom-resources/video-resources/.

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  4. In this educational video, Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers Radmila and Brendan use a free computer program called Stellarium to find out where the planet Jupiter is in the night sky. They show how you can take a picture of it using a smartphone camera, what you can see through large binoculars and what details a large telescope can reveal.

    Download associated resources and find out more about our education programmes at rmg.co.uk/schools/royal-observatory/classroom-resources/video-resources/.

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  5. In this educational video, Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer Radmila demonstrates how the Doppler effect can be applied to finding planets orbiting distant stars in our galaxy called exoplanets. She carries out a short demo from which data can be collected and analysed and explains how these techniques can be applied to light and the hunt for exoplanets.

    Download associated resources and find out more about our education programmes at rmg.co.uk/schools/royal-observatory/classroom-resources/video-resources/.

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