Rocket science

This experiment is a fun interactive way to get students thinking about how plants might grow in space.

Is there anyone out there?

Based upon the quest to discover more about the solar system through space projects, students take on the role of space scientists or space engineers to discover more about Mars.

ESERO-UK primary conference

A day for primary teachers to discover how space can be an exciting way to teach STEM subjects in primary schools.

Mission: starlight

This resource, from the Royal Society of Chemistry, is about protecting astronauts from the effects of harmful UV light.

Mission X – Train Like an Astronaut YouTube training session

Last month, the ESERO-UK team did a live YouTube demonstration as part of the Mission X ‘Train like an astronaut’ activities for participating schools.

Bringing Mars exploration to the classroom

Using Lego robotics, data logging and simple engineering challenges you will learn how to link this exciting context across STEM subjects.

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The Great British Space Dinner - Primary Resource

The Great British Space Dinner Challenge contains six lessons:Lesson 1 – All Aboard the International Space Station (ISS). This lesson sets the scene for the sequence of lessons with a brief Introduction to the ISS and the Great British Space Dinner Challenge.Lesson 2: Fit for a space walk. The importance of exercise...
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2010 to date

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Colour in the Earth

This resource provides activities that link in which geography at primary level, using images of cities and Islands around the World taken from Space. These images taken by Tim Peake, support children in recognising human and natural features from an aerial view. They develop their understanding of maps and keys/...
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2010 to date

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International Space Station (ISS) Education Kit - Primary

The ISS Education Kit, from ESA, is a resource for teachers with ideas on how to use the International Space Station as a thematic frame for teaching a wide variety of topics that are part of European curricula.The A4-sized binder contains four chapters devoted to explaining various aspects of life in space and what...
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Resources using space as a context for teaching from ESERO UK, the UK space education office.

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Micro:bit in spaceCY228

Learn how to use this sensor-equipped and easy-to-program device to improve understanding in science and computing. The micro:bit was the biggest BBC Education project in 30 years, and involved up to a million of these credit-card sized devices being given out to 11 and 12 year olds across the UK. They are now...

Space and astronomy- a context to teach science from year 1 to year 6NY017

As well as covering the Earth and Space element of the National Curriculum, this course will support you in planning inspirational science lessons across all year groups. With a focus on planning innovative and engaging lessons you will develop children’s independence when carrying out, recording and analysing...

Bringing Mars exploration to the classroomCY218

ESA's ExoMars mission will search for signs of life on the red planet. Using Lego robotics, data logging and simple engineering challenges you will learn how to link this exciting context across STEM subjects, motivating students to link together skills and knowledge. The course will include lesson activities and...

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Space

Resources using space as a context for teaching from ESERO UK, the UK space education office.

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