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This section includes a range of curriculum resources for teaching and learning, as well as How to guides to help you encourage and develop physics at your school. Use the filters to help find the resources you are looking for.

The Ogden Trust resources have been evaluated by The Association for Science Education (ASE) – the foremost body for science education across the UK – and they have been awarded the ASE Green Tick.

Phizzi practical: observing the sun safely

Make a pinhole camera to observe the sun safely.

Phizzi practical: make a constellation projector

Observe the night sky with a constellation projector using this Phizzi practical.

Phizzi practical: playdough planets

Create a model of the solar system using playdough.

Dr Naomi Rowe-Gurney: Planetary Scientist

Phizzi professionals give an insight into pathways from physics. Dr Naomi Rowe-Gurney is a planetary scientist.

Glen Cornhill: Chief Technology Officer

Phizzi professionals gives an insight into career pathways from physics. Glen Cornhill is Chief Technology Officer at Artemis Space.

Claire Malone: physicist

Phizzi professionals gives an insight into career pathways from physics. Claire is a physicist at the University of Cambridge and CERN.

Martyn Wells: Optical engineer

Phizzi professionals gives an insight into career pathways from physics. Martyn is an Optical Engineer.

Piyal Samara-Ratna: Mechanical engineer

Phizzi professionals gives an insight into career pathways from physics. Piyal is a Mechanical Engineer working on space projects.

Research cards: Earth and space

Research cards on six individuals and projects in the history of Earth and space, together with a lesson plan for the history of the solar system.

Ideas over time: Moon landings

A simple card game that can help children develop an awareness of the history of space travel.

Research cards: Moon landings

Research cards on six Moon landings over the years, giving an insight into space exploration.

Phizzi focus: moon landings

This Phizzi focus includes stimulating ideas, links and resources to bring the topic of space exploration into the primary classroom.

Phizzi focus: earth and space

This Phizzi focus includes stimulating ideas, links and resources to bring the topic of Earth and space into the primary classroom.

Phizzi practical: heat shield testing

Use this Phizzi practical to make and test a heat shield.

Phizzi practical: planetary picnic

Explore weight, mass and the force of gravity.

Phizzi practical: solar system in my pocket

Learn about the distances between planets and the Sun with a solar system for your pocket.