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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.

Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble Space Telescope

Discover how the Hubble Space Telescope has changed the way scientists look at the universe, without the interference of Earth's atmosphere

Comet

The vomit comet

This animation explains how we can use microgravity, using parabolic flights on aircraft, to test how particles come together.

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.

Colour wheel

Colour and wavelength in space

Students can apply their understanding of the electromagnetic spectrum to astrophysical objects and look at why it is important to use the whole spectrum in astronomy.

Space resources

BBC micro:bit in space

This collection of resources uses the context of human spaceflight to engage students with scientific concepts through computing technology.

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BBC micro:bit in space

The BBC micro:bit is a small programmable device, designed to engage children with coding and the world of digital. Given to all 11-12 year old students across the UK in 2016, it is supported with a range of programming environments available here.This collection of resources uses the context of human spaceflight to...
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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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Colour and Wavelength in Space

In this activity, from the Royal Observatory Greenwich, students look at the Sun and the Milky Way in different wavelengths. They apply their understanding of the electromagnetic spectrum to astrophysical objects and look at why it is important to use the whole spectrum in astronomy. The images of the Sun are within...
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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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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...

STEM Clubs in spaceNY627

Space the final frontier, makes an excellent context or STEM Club activities. Designed for teachers and technicians running a STEM Club in their school and will explore various ESERO-UK space related activities for you to use. Space and its related industries are an ever growing part of the economy and provide an...

Expedition Iceland (Northern lights, engineering and wonders of Iceland) - STEM study visitRP463

Contemporary science is brought to life through visits to STEM sites and working with experts. On this course you will develop your awareness of suitable locations and contexts and become familiar with resources that can be used in school or college to encourage your students to learn more about the application of...

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