Astronaut

Mission X 2018 open for registration

Train like an astronaut and learn the principles of healthy eating and exercise in space.

Astronaut

Teaching primary science: humans in space

Identify opportunities across the curriculum to use space as a context for learning.

Exoplanets

The search for planets beyond our Solar System

This resource consists of nine practical activities based on the search for exoplanets, where life may exist.

Mars

Bring Mars exploration into the primary classroom

ESA's ExoMars mission will search for signs of life on the red planet - this course uses a range of exciting and engaging kit to get your children involved.

Earth

Year 5: Earth and space

This list consists of lesson plans, activities and video clips to support the teaching of Earth and Space in Year Five.

Space

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.

Primary

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Featured Resources

Paxi animations

This collection of short animations introduce us to Paxi, the alien explorer and European Space Agency mascot. Paxi introduces himself, then explores the Solar System, investigates comets and looks at how scientists aim to find out if there is evidence for life on Mars. These animations are a great...
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Mission X: train like an astronaut

Mission X is supported by the UK Space Agency, ESA and NASA. It is a free education programme developed by NASA scientists and fitness professional working with astronaut and space agencies across the world. Mission X uses the excitement of space exploration to inspire students to learn more about nutrition, exercise...
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Look to the Future: the Future Needs STEM

This careers pack, for primary schools, uses space as a context to highlight the importance of STEM subjects. The resource has been written to highlight some of the STEM career opportunities available so that students, teachers and school communities can discuss and explore, from an earlier age, the breadth of jobs...
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​Secondary computing resources

The best resources for teaching secondary computing.

 

Space

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

CPD

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...

Bring Mars exploration into the primary classroomCY010

ESA's ExoMars mission will search for signs of life on the red planet - this course uses a range of exciting and engaging kit to get your children involved. You will learn how to create authentic challenges relating to space exploration, including basic engineering, computer programming and scientific investigation...

Teaching primary science: humans in spaceNE002

Learn online the context of human spaceflight provides an engaging way for learning STEM subjects. There are many topics in the primary science curriculum where you can use the theme of space to engage pupils. For example, designing an astronaut’s space suit can bring in aspects of the science curriculum to do with...

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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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