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Hands-on Activities

Rover on the Moon

Can you design a rover that can survive on the moon?

Design a lunar rover that can survive in the moon’s extreme environment.

Tree stumps

How would you replant a forest?

Design a device that can plant seeds or trees to help grow a forest.

Glowing blue padlock among lines of binary code

How can you protect your personal information?

Protect your personal information with different types of encryption.

Geologists with seismograph

How can you build your own seismograph?

Build your own seismograph using common household materials.

Simple computer icons

Can you design icons for different screens?

Use pixels to design an icon in two sizes.

SIlhouette of a figure examining stars with a telescope

How could you build a refracting telescope using water as the lenses?

Build your own refracting telescope using glasses of water as the lenses.

Bee on flower

Can you artificially pollinate a flower?

Design and build an artificial pollinator.

Car-shaped lake in a vast green forest

Can you design a sustainable vehicle?

Design a transportation vehicle which can be made or powered sustainably.

Lenny and Lexie

Lexie’s Holiday Wish List

Try this fun board game that develops your unplugged coding skills.

Astronaut cartoon

Can you program Dot to get back to Earth?

Using Scratch, create a program that will get Dot back to Earth.

Colourful 3D shapes

Can you debug these 3D shapes?

Using cubes, build a 3D shape based off of pictures taken from different perspectives.

Graph paper with pencil crayons

Can you code a program with graph paper?

Create a code to travel from the start square to the end square of a graph paper or draw a picture.

Colourful mixture of scrap yarns

Recycling Yarn Part 1: Making Fibres

This is the first part of a two-part activity on recycling yarn.

Drop spindle with wool

Recycling Yarn Part 2: Spinning

This is the second part of a two-part activity on recycling yarn.

Space lander

How can we land a model space probe?

Design and build a model space probe.