Spacecraft Materials Case SA006 / C02

Start date
26 Jan 22
2 Hours
The Keyworth Centre, Skellingthorpe Road, Lincoln LN6 0EP View on Google Map


Participants of this CPD will have the opportunity to get hands on with the kit and learn how to use it in their classroom to explore topics such as electricity, materials science, magnetism, heat and scientific enquiry.  

There are supporting videos that feature a scientist from the European Space Agency, who sets the challenge, and a colleague from ESA Education explains the contents of the kit.  (

Teachers will have the opportunity to borrow the kit from their Enrichment Partnership (subject to availability), and learn about space context challenges, competitions and resources available through ESERO-UK ( 

Who is the course leader?


Understand how the design of the spacecraft requires knowledge in several curriculum topics

Learn how to use the space materials case to teach aspects of electricity, materials science, magnetism, heat and scientific enquiry

Know how to access further resources and professional development available through ESERO-UK


1 Space Materials Case26 January 202216:00-18:00The Keyworth Centre

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State-funded school or collegeActivity feeFreeStandard bursary available*£0.00
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity feeFree

* Your school or college will receive the bursary on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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The bursary value may be higher for your school or college.

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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