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Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
Key Stage 1 Pupils
Planet Pavilion Questions!
1. Look at the Sun. The Sun is a star. What shape is the Sun? Tick the right box.
Star shaped
Ball shaped
Box shaped
Around the walls are some pictures of far-away things in space.
2. Find these things on the walls. When you’ve found them, put a tick in the box!
Picture
Name
The Ring Nebula
The Sun will turn into a
big round cloud like this
when it runs out of fuel
(in about 5 thousand
million years time!).
The Andromeda Galaxy
This is a galaxy which has
got about 1 million
million stars in it!
The Crab Nebula
Do you think this giant
cloud of gas in space
looks like a crab? Ancient
astronomers did!
The Carina nebula
This giant cloud of gas in
space is much bigger
than our whole Solar
System!
I’ve found it!
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
Key Stage 1 Pupils
Space Pavilion Questions! (1)
Find the wooden model of the Lovell telescope.
1. Draw the telescope in the box.
Now find the TV screen that shows you in strange colours.
This camera sees heat!
If you can’t see yourself on the screen, you’re too close! Move backwards!
2. What colour on the screen is…
(a) Your face? ____________________________________________
(b) Your clothes? __________________________________________
3. Which do you think is the hottest, your face or your clothes?
_____________________________________________________________
Now find the black hole!
Try rolling a ball into the black hole!
4. Why does the ball fall into the black hole? Circle the right answer…
The ball jumps in
A magnet pulls it in
Gravity pulls it down
The hole sucks it in
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Key Stage 1 Pupils
Space Pavilion Questions! (2)
Find the glass ball with electricity in!
5. What happens when you touch the ball? Circle the right answer…
The electricity goes
into my finger
Electricity shoots
out of my finger
Nothing different
happens
On the same table, find the clear bowl with liquid in
6. Try pressing the green or red button until you see something happening in the
liquid. What can you see?
___________________________________________________________
Now find the see-though telescope
7. Which of these pictures can you see through the telescope? Tick the right one.
Make sure you don’t stand in front of the telescope, otherwise you’ll block the view!
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Finally, find go to the box in the middle of the floor, with the pole sticking out
Pick up one of the rods with a ball at each end. Can you get this rod to balance on the top of
the pole? If you spin it around gently, does it stay on the pole?
Make sure no one’s head is in the way before you spin the pole!
There’s lots more to have a go at in this area! What else can you find?
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
Key Stage 1 Pupils
Planet Path Questions! (1)
You are going to go on a journey through the Solar System!
We are going to start at the red and yellow ball near the Lovell telescope. This is the Sun!
1. Find each of the seven objects below and tick the “I’ve found it” box when you’ve
found them!
Name
What I really look
like
What I look like on the planet
Path
The Sun
A big red and yellow ball on a
stick above the ground.
Mercury
A small grey metal disc on the
ground, near the Sun.
Venus
The Earth
Mars
A small brown metal disc on
the ground, near Mercury.
A small blue metal disc on the
ground, near Venus. The
Moon will be next to me too!
A small red disc on the
ground, near to the Earth.
Jupiter
A ring of silver metal discs in
the ground. Hint: I’m in the
grass opposite the door to the
Space Pavilion!
Saturn
A ring of silver metal discs in
the ground. Hint: I’m in the
grass in-between the
whispering dishes!
I’ve found it!
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Key Stage 1 Pupils
Planet Path Questions! (2)
The facts below are in the wrong order!
Can you draw lines to match up these facts to the correct thing?
The Sun
“I’m about the same size
as the Earth.”
“I am the only planet
which has living things
on it!”
Mercury
Venus
“I am the biggest planet
in the Solar System!”
The Earth
“I’m the smallest planet
in the Solar System.”
Mars
“I have giant rings
around me!”
Jupiter
“I’m not a planet, I’m a
star!”
Saturn
“I am sometimes called
the red planet.”