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Physics and Astronomy Resources to help with Home Learning

As we enter a new era of home-learning, we have been thinking about the best way in which we can support physics teachers and learners. To make sure you have access to the best online resources, we recently compiled all of our favourites, and you can find them here!

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Cardiff Physics and Astronomy Resources

Physics and Astronomy Resources

We have recently updated our own resources web page to make it as easy as possible for you to search for resources which are relevant to your students.

A filtering system makes it easy for you to sort resources by agesubject arearesource type and more.


Las Cumbres Observatory

LCO have a variety of activities you can try from home, ranging from short, fun activities, to longer investigations.


TrioSciCymru have fun and curriculum linked online activities suitable for a KS3 audience. Their website also has activities themed around Chemistry, Pharmacology and STEM careers.

Science Made Simple

Science Made Simple have a wealth of fun activities for students through their blogs and YouTube channel.


Physics and Astronomy Resources from Elsewhere

Ogden Trust: Home-learning resources hub

The Ogden Trust have collated a wide range of resources on their website for teaching and learning from home.

Resources are sorted by key stage, and include both printable and online resources as well as live lessons.



Institute of Physics support during COVID-19

The IOP are publishing regular updates on their website with the aim of supporting school and college students to learn physics during COVID-19. Here you will find recommended home-learning resources and more.




Looking for Resources for other subjects too? Resources are currently being updated to a central searchable Cardiff University database, which you can access here.