Exoplanets

Are we alone -the search for planets beyond our Solar System

This exciting resource consists of nine practical activities based upon the search for exoplanets, (planets beyond our own solar system), where life may exist. Aimed at primary children aged 7–11, activities are based around working scientifically  and link to many aspects of the science...

Astro Academy: Principia

In 2016, European Space Agency Astronaut, Tim Peake, carried out a series of experiments on the International Space Station, using equipment designed by the National Space Academy. 

The overall programme includes the following topics from UK physics and chemistry secondary school...

Once upon a time

Join Rosetta and Philae on their journey to rendezvous with a comet in these animated videos. The fairytale begins at launch and follows the comet-chasing duo on their voyage to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Each stage of the mission is brought to life and explained in a child-friendly...

Footagevault Space Video Clips

A selection of archived film clips from Footagevault looking at historic space footage. Film clips available include: 'Saturn V rocket lift-off', 'The hammer and the feather on the moon', 'Astronauts leaping on the moon' and more. Footagevault has kindly provided clips which can be used with no...

Computers and maths in space

Mathematics plays a vital part in space flight, it gives us a way both to predict what should happen in the future and also ways to measure what’s actually happening in the present, and adapt to it. In this resource we look at a few places where maths helps in space flight. The maths is made...

Fruit Solar System

This activity, from the Royal Observatory Greenwich, helps students grasp the various sizes of planets in our Solar System using mostly fruit, with some other items. The class discussion before the activity encourages students to take an educated guess as to which planet each item represents....

Astro Pi

Leading UK space organisations have joined forces with British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake and Raspberry Pi to offer students a chance to devise and code their own apps or experiment to run in space.

Two Raspberry Pi computers are planned to be flown to the International Space Station (ISS)...

Rocket

Sunlight and Space Travel

This resource from Physicists in Primary Schools (PIPS) supports the teaching of Earth, Sun and Moon and light and shadows at Key Stage Two.

A presentation introduces light and how shadows are formed...

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...

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Cows in Space

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Great British Space Food

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The Great British Space Dinner - Secondary Resource

The Great British Space Dinner Challenge contains nine lessons:Lesson 1: All Aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Sets the scene with a brief introduction the ISS and the Great British Space Dinner Challenge. Students develop a brochure about the ISS suitable for year 5 students.Lesson 2: Taking food into...
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The Great British Space Dinner

In December 2015, British astronaut Tim Peake will arrive on the International Space Station (ISS). During Tim’s stay on the station, where he will be undertaking important scientific work, he will need to eat, drink and stay healthy. Healthy eating and drinking is crucial for astronaut’s health due to limited...
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The Great British Space Dinner - Primary Resource

The Great British Space Dinner Challenge contains six lessons:Lesson 1 – All Aboard the International Space Station (ISS). This lesson sets the scene for the sequence of lessons with a brief Introduction to the ISS and the Great British Space Dinner Challenge.Lesson 2: Fit for a space walk. The importance of exercise...
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Rosetta in the Primary Classroom

After a ten-year journey through deep space, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft  become the first spacecraft to rendezvous with a comet. These activities are designed to help children from ages 4 - 11 learn more about our Solar System and beyond, generate enthusiasm for science and perhaps give...
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Are we alone -the search for planets beyond our Solar System

This exciting resource consists of nine practical activities based upon the search for exoplanets, (planets beyond our own solar system), where life may exist. Aimed at primary children aged 7–11, activities are based around working scientifically  and link to many aspects of the science curriculum including...
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Exploring the Nature of Science: Key Stage Three

This Exploring the Nature of Science book is divided into units each of which deals with an episode in the history of science. The units involved a variety of teaching and learning methods. AimsUnits in this book were designed to help students to learn: *to tell the story of an advance in science*to accept...
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Eggnaut

In this resource from ESA, students' mission is to design and build a vehicle that will protect their Eggnaut from the perils of re-entry from space. The objective is to have your Eggnaut survive the fall without a crack. The project can be adpated for either primary or secondary students. The resource was produced by...
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Space Math I - VI

This series of activities from NASA are based on a weekly series of space science problems distributed to teachers in the US, from 2004 to 2010. They were intended for students looking for additional challenges in the mathematics and physical science curriculum, from ages 9 to 19 years.The problems were created to be...
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