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Physics and Astronomy online resources

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Here you will find links to some suggested resources put together by staff and students at the Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy.

Some of these resources and activities have been created by us, some in collaboration with us, and some are from external organisations - though they all come highly recommended! There is a really broad range of resources including:

  • augmented and virtual reality
  • coding activities
  • craft activities
  • degree-prep
  • books, podcasts, apps  and videos
  • online and printable activities
  • worksheets.

The topics covered include:

  • astronomy
  • gravitational waves
  • physics
  • maths
  • coding.

You can use filters on our web page to search for resources which are relevant to your students, sorting resources by age, subject area, resource type and more.

All resources are available in English and some are also available in Welsh.

Examples of our resources

Ada's Adventures in Science

This is a comic created by the scientist and artist partnership, Edward Gomez and Laura Sorvala. This series of three comic books excite and empower kids to do science. The comic book series features Ada, a girl who isn't afraid to ask questions about the world around her, as she goes on her adventures in Science.

Suitable for KS2, KS3 and families. There are also accompanying educational resources.

Augmented Reality Physics Resources

Augmented Reality inserts 3D objects in to the real world. Just like the popular Pokemon Go, you can explore planets in our solar system, black holes, supernovae and much more, which appear on the table in front of you. All you need is an android smartphone or tablet to get started.

Suitable for KS2, KS3 and KS4.

Pythagorean Astronomy Podcast

A monthly astronomy podcast from the School of Physics and Astronomy, covering astronomy news from around the world.

Suitable for KS2 and above.

Find out more

For more information about the activity, please visit our website.

About the organiser

This activity is organised by School of Physics and Astronomy Outreach. Contact us at for more details.

How to book

Resources can all be accessed through our online catalogue. If you have any queries then please contact the School of Physics and Astronomy Outreach Team:

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  • TickKey stage two - ages 7-11, years 3-6
  • TickKey stage three - ages 11-14, years 7-9
  • TickKey stage four - ages 14-16, years 10-11
  • TickKey stage five - ages 16-18, years 12-13

Curriculum themes

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  • TickEngagement with our research
  • TickExtracurricular or independent learning
  • TickPromoting higher education
  • TickSupporting curriculum themes
  • TickWidening university participation

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