Physics

We Are Aliens! related physics activities for you class room, devised by Anu Ojha. Includes activities and worksheets. Supporting videos demonstrate the activities. Activities are available to download as discrete packages, or you can download all the chemistry resources as a single package.

Classroom Activities:

Boiling Water in a Syringe

The “boiling water in a syringe without heating it” experiment and why oceans can’t exist on Mars now – but once upon a time, they did!

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Comet Recipe

Create a comet in the classroom with water, dry ice, worcester sauce and sand!
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Planetary Pressure

Pressure and what it’s really like on Earth, Venus and Mars!
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TVs, Magnets and Mars

Using TVs and magnets to explain why Mars is the schizophrenic world of the Solar System!

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Earth and Mars

Earth and Mars….as different as they are alike.

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Download all physics resources (.zip)

Videos for Teachers:

Pressure:

Pressure Introduction

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Water Cup

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Bell Jar Marshmallows

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Syringe Marshmallows

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Bell Jar Boiling

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Mars Pressure Suit

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Magnets and Mars

TV Magnet

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Solar Weather

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Mars Electric Field

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Mars and Comets

Mars Meteorite

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Build a Comet

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