The Channel Tunnel

The Channel Tunnel is a 50.5 km long railway tunnel between the United Kingdom and France, beneath the English Channel.

Solar power station

Solar power stations convert solar energy into electricity.

Metropolises

A metropolis is a large city with a population of over 1 million people.

Electricity supply network

The purpose of the electricity supply network is to provide electricity for consumers.

Space Shuttle

The Space Shuttle was a manned, reusable spacecraft operated by NASA.

Satellite types

Satellites orbiting the Earth can be used for civilian or military purposes.

Meteorological instruments

This animation demonstrates instruments used to examine atmospheric phenomena.

Oil refinery

The products of oil refining include diesel oil, petrol and lubricants.

Venus

Venus is the 2nd planet from the Sun, the brightest object on the night sky (after the Moon).

Tardigrade

Tardigrades can survive in extreme environments, they can even stay alive in outer space.

Saturn

Saturn is the second largest planet in the Solar System, easily recognisable by its rings.

Melting and freezing

During freezing hydrogen bonds are formed between water molecules resulting in a crystal structure.

Aerodynamic lift

Due to their asymmetrical profile of the wings, lift is produced while flying at a high speed.

Alkaline batteries

In alkaline batteries electric current is generated by electrochemical reactions

Swallowsville

An entertaining animation to practise orientation using a map.

Teatro Olimpico (Vicenza, 16th century)

The first indoor theatre in modern history to be constructed according to the theatre-building codes of Antiquity was inaugurated in 1585.

Panthéon (Paris, 18th century)

The most important Neoclassicist building in France, completed in 1791, became the final resting place of many of France´s greats.

Types of stars

This animation demonstrates the process of star development for average and massive stars.

Gothic cathedral (Clermont-Ferrand, 15th century)

The cathedral named after the Assumption of Mary into Heaven is one of the gems of French Gothic architecture.

Cube of cubes

An exercise about the regular hexahedron built from unit cubes to help deepen your knowledge of cubes.

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