Space as a context for teaching science - the James Webb Space Telescope

Come to the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and see cutting-edge facilities where hundreds of instruments have been tested before being sent out into space.

BBC micro:bit

Micro:bit in space

Learn how to use the micro:bit in the context of space to improve understanding in science and computing.

Saturn and the Scale of the Solar System

Planetary scientist, Sheila Kanani, shows stunning images of Saturn and its moons taken from the Cassini spacecraft.

Milky Way

ESA Gaia mission - background and teacher's guide

The Gaia spacecraft is a European Space Agency mission to map one billion stars in the Milky Way galaxy.

Space resources

STEM Clubs in space

Developing ideas for innovative STEM Clubs, using the context of space and exploring biology in space and cutting edge science to engage students.


Mission to Mars

Aimed at students between 11-14 years old, the resource is based around the Beagle 2 mission to Mars.

UK space education office

ESERO-UK, also known as the UK space education office, provides free resources, support and information for teachers to enhance the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) using space as a context.

Inspiring resources

Space resources freely available. ESERO-UK has built a collection of space-themed teaching and learning resources for STEM teachers.

Tim Peake

Tim Peake

Access free resources, news and competitions focused on British ESA astronaut Tim Peake’s mission to the International Space Station.


Teacher using an iPad

Get inspired by the latest space news and blogs from our network of space ambassadors and subject specialists.

Space ambassadors

Teacher with Pupil

Get support for your school from our network of space ambassadors.


Teacher with experiment

Book onto ESERO-UK’s high-impact CPD and bring space into your classroom.

About us

Find out more about ESERO and support for space education in the UK