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Teaching primary science: humans in spaceNE002A18

Start Date24 Sep 2018
Duration3 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFrom £27.00 + VAT. Fees can vary, see page for more details
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...

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...

ESERO - UK and Royal Astronomical Society teacher conferenceSV203

Held as part of the National Astronomy Meeting, this teacher CPD conference will include sessions across the sciences on the theme of space and astronomy, linked in to the curriculum in upper secondary and post-16.

CanSat teacher workshop SY200

A teacher workshop for the UK CanSat Competition 2018. The day will include an overview of the competition and teachers will receive a CanSat kit, which they will learn how to build and programme. These kits will be taken back into schools for students teams to work on leading up to the competition in Spring 2018....

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 as a context for teaching science - the James Webb Space TelescopeSV205

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...

ESERO-UK primary conferenceSV005

The annual ESERO-UK primary conference 2017 will be held alongside the UK Space Conference. Participants will be able to engage in activities linked ESA's ExoMars mission, Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station and the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope. Participants will gain free access to the UK...

ESERO-UK secondary conferenceSV204

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...

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...

Science deep underground: Boulby Underground LaboratorySV206

This pilot course is invitation only.  Teachers will be able to visit Boulby Underground Laboratory to see the cutting edge research facility over 1km below the ground.  The laboratory is in a very low radiation environment which facilitates research into dark matter, cosmic rays and extremophiles.  Following a full...

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