Space resources

World Space Week 2017: exploring new worlds in space

If you are looking for activity ideas for World Space Week, here are some to get you started.

International Space Station

Seeing the world with new eyes

On 28 July 2017, the European Space Agency astronaut, Paolo Nespoli, launched to the International Space Station.

Earth from space

Making estimates about space

The new mathematics curriculum requires students to study mathematics in an unfamiliar context - the setting of space provides an engaging way of covering familiar mathematical ideas.

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.

Solar System

Birth of the Solar System

Produced by Twig, this animated video is a clear and accessible explanation of how the Solar System formed.


Space and astronomy- a context to teach science from year 1 to year 6

Get support in planning inspirational science lessons across all year groups, using the Earth and Space element of the National Curriculum.

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

Hundreds of curriculum-linked, quality-assured space resources.



Space Education Quality Mark logo

Find out more about the Space Education Quality Mark. 


Tim Peake

Tim Peake

Free resources focused on British ESA astronaut Tim Peake’s mission.



CPD at STEM Learning

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



CanSat competition

Find out more about the British and European CanSat competitions. 


Space ambassadors

Space Ambassadors

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



STEM inspiration

Be inspired by the latest news and blogs from our space ambassadors and subject specialists.


Mission X

Mission X

Sign up for the Mission X: Train like an Astronaut, which involved 29 different countries. 


About us


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