Teacher Scenarios

Explore educational scenarios prepared by teachers!

Teachers trained by the project team prepared 48 educational scenarios following the same methodology of the demonstrators.

How important is light to the human vision?

Learn about light and color through exploration of astronomical objects and simulations.

Be Galileo for one day, or more…but in the other days be yourself!

Build Galileo’s telescope with your classmates!

The structures of the Universe

An awareness about the scientific, technological and social meaning of human intervention in our environment and in culture in general.

Et pourtant elle tourne

Revisit Galileo’s discoveries and the controversy between him and his contemporaries.

H-R diagram of Pleiades cluster

Use robotic telescopes to investigate a remarkable stellar cluster.

Measuring the lunar mountains

Discover how high are the mountains on the Moon.

From the Earth to the Moon and the Sun

Investigate distances in the Solar System.

The dark side of the Moon

Is it dark or not?

Phases of the Moon

Explore the ever-changing appearance of our closest celestial neighbour.

Motions of the Moon

Learn about our satellite’s motion and its impact on Earth.

Feggari or Selini?

Involve your students in an exploration of the Moon.

Measuring Light Pollution

Evaluate the impact of artificial lights close to your home-

Naming the craters and other formations of the Moon

Investigate the biographies behind some of the Moon’s most conspicuous craters.

Put a ring on it!

Learn why some planets have rings and what they are made of.

The motions of Sun, Earth and Moon through Scratch

Use a programming language to build a model of the Solar System.

Safe observing and sketching sunspots

Compare your drawings of the Sun with satellite images.

Volcanoes on Venus

Study the warmest planet of our Solar System and the volcanoes on its surface.


Discuss the origin of our natural satellite and its surface features.

Constellations and their mythology

Learn about the constellations, their mythology and its connection to the culture of each civilization.

Exoplanets and Newton’s law of universal gravitation

Understand the decisive role that technology has in the collection and analysis of data.

Gravitational force

Study the motion of planets, natural and artificial satellites of our Solar System.

Dark matter

Approach this complex subject through simple experiments.

Morning star or evening star?

Calculate the Sun-Venus and Earth-Venus distances through scientific methods.

Moon’s dresses

Unravel the mystery behind the different shapes of the Moon.

Game: Phases of the Moon for toddlers

Learn about the Moon’s phases in this fun game.

Moon’s trajectory

Use lasers to measure the Moon distance.

Exploring Galaxies

Explore galaxies beyond the Milky Way.

Unique Universe

Using new technologies, art, and our imagination to have a look at places far away.

Comets, “the instruments of the devil”!!

Observing comets with robotic telescope!

Moons of our Solar System

Explore the moons of our Galaxy. Students will investigate, analyze, collect data and compare.

How to give colour to the universe

In this scenario we will try to teach the students how to use a robotic telescope and obtain colour images.

Spotting Mars with Faulkes Telescope

Request an observation with Faulkes Telescope, spot objects in space and see images of previously requested objects.

Looking Back From the Moon and Beyond

Discuss iconic historical imagery of the Earth which has shaped our worldview.

Our Galaxies

Enthuse students about astronomy by introducing the use of robotic telescopes in the classroom.

The Phases of the Moon

Study the phases of the Moon with robotic telescopes.

Coloring space using data from robotic telescopes

STEAM activity that focuses on robotic telescopes and astronomical photo editing.

Deep Space: X

Students will get familiar with one exoplanet detection method and with the process of finding an exoplanet using simple tools.

Iconic Imagery of Space

Reflecting about the “Pale Blue Dot”.

Observing Celestial Bodies

Revisiting the 2004 Venus Transit.

The Spectral Output of Stars

Exploring color images.

Light is more than meets the eye

The importance of the invisible part of the electromagnetic spectrum, as a means of investigating the cosmic structure and evolution.

The color of the stars

What the color of stars reveal.

Astronomy: The fairy tale

Students create their own class magazine including self-written fairy tales based on great astronomical discoveries.

Amazing moons

Students are fascinated with the Universe. From a really young age they can easily observe with their bare eyes the Moon and the stars.

Enlight me with your colors

Work on the concept of light and color, involving interdisciplinarity using remote telescopes and hands-on activities.