International Space Station

European Astro Pi Challenge winners announced

45 teams will soon have the unique opportunity to have their own experiments running in space after winning the first European Astro Pi Challenge.

ESERO-UK secondary conference

Join ESERO-UK at this free space conference where you will hear from industry experts and take part in exciting curriculum linked activities.

Space as a context for teaching science - the James Webb Space Telescope

Come to the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and see cutting-edge facilities where hundreds of instruments have been tested before being sent out into space.

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.

The Sun and Stars

Produced by Teachers TV, as part of the Teaching Astronomy and Space series looks at the Sun before exploring other stars.

Exoplanet physics

Exoplanets are planets that orbit stars other than our Sun. This collection was developed to help bring this new and exciting area of research into the classroom.

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Welcome to resources, professional development, news and opinions specially selected for computing teachers. Join in the discussion with our community group.

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Rockets and Projectiles

This booklet is part of the ‘Innovations in Practical Work’ series published by the Gatsby Science Enhancement Programme (SEP). Studying rockets captures the imagination of many students, as well as providing real-life applications of Newton’s laws of motion.The booklet looks at the differences between rockets and...
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2010 to date

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Weathering on the Earth and Moon

The loose fragments of material on the Moon’s surface are called regolith. This regolith, a product of bombardment by meteorites, is the debris thrown out of the impact craters. By contrast, regolith on Earth (called ‘soil’ as it contains organic material) is a product of weathering. ‘Weathering’ describes all the...
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2000 - 2009

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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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Ideal for secondary and post-16 computing, science and mathematics teachers who are interested in using space as an exciting context for learning, the annual ESERO-UK secondary space conference is being held alongside the UK Space Conference, and participants will be given free access and time to explore hundreds of...

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Enrich your classroom teaching by using space and the upcoming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) as an inspiring context for learning STEM subjects.Come to the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and see cutting-edge facilities where hundreds of instruments have been tested before being sent out into space....

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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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