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Inspiring science using space as a context

Take part in hands-on practical science linked to space missions with free space-related resources.

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Space Education Quality Mark

ESERO-UK has relaunched the new and improved Space Education Quality Mark for 2018.

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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.

Emma Hugo, STEM Ambassador

An out of this world astronomy club

"I was told about the STEM Ambassadors programme and decided to join. Through this, I really wanted to create an after-school astronomy club. So I did!"

Teaching space

Reaching for the stars

How one teacher’s journey to bring space into the classroom led her to be recognised by the Royal Astronomical Society.

Solar system

What’s the Universe made of?

Produced by the Royal Observatory Greenwich, this booklet introduces the concepts of dark matter and dark energy.

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Featured Resources

Build Your Own Universe

This resource, produced by SEPNet and Queen Mary University of London, uses Lego to represent the building blocks of matter. Different colour Lego bricks are assigned to different quarks and leptons. The quarks can be put together to make hadrons, such as protons and neutrons. The blocks can also be used to show...
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Teaching Astronomy and Space: Astronomers Explain

The video clips in this collection are a collaboration between Teachers TV, the Institute of Physics and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). Each features a current scientist explaining an aspect of their field of expertise. The topics covered include: * Models of the Solar System * Saturn and the...
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What’s the Universe made of?

Produced by the Royal Observatory Greenwich, this booklet introduces the concepts of dark matter and dark energy. Included is an online video that discusses how the Universe will end, including the role of dark matter and energy. The booklet describes the composition of the Universe, this is followed by questions 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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STEM Clubs: engaging students in SpaceNY627

Space the final frontier, makes an excellent context for STEM Club activities. Often students are engaged by space and astronomy but it sometimes has limited time in the curriculum, this course will provide a range of support to explore this real life subject to excite and engage your students and further their...

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Many of our professional development activities are supported by generous bursaries for state funded schools, this includes support for in-school professional development.

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Get recognition for your professionalism with our STEM Educators recognition scheme.

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