Ice and beyond: climate science with CryoSat

This book invites teachers to explore some of the many scientific results from the CryoSat mission. The book describes key techniques of precise radar and SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) altimetry, and reviews state-of-the-art achievements. The book is intended as a living document, and will...

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...

Satellites, Launchers and Landers

A great deal of space exploration is performed by autonomous craft. They have mapped remote planets and even landed to send surface data back to Earth. Satellites have changed the world of communication, earth observation and, through global positioning systems, everyday navigation. This...

What's Moving on Titan?

This Science upd8 activity draws on Titan which is the biggest of Saturn's moons.

There are two student activities; one involves labelling a diagram to tell students on Earth about the nature of Titan.

The other asks students to take the role of Titanian space explorers and use...

GCSE Astronomy Toolkit

This collection has been compiled to provide teachers with a comprehensive set of ready-made teaching and learning resources to help them to plan and deliver Edexcel’s GCSE Astronomy specification for first teaching from 2009. The Toolkit includes numerous additions and key resources such as: •...

Astronomy and Cosmology

Since ancient times, humans have gazed at the stars and tried to understand the night sky. This process continues today with observations still made by the naked eye but also with sophisticated telescopes and instruments that look at infra-red, ultraviolet, microwave and other wavelengths. This...

EV3 Activities for the Busy Teacher

This sample of a teacher guide introduces basic robotics using Lego EV3 hardware and software – the activities are based upon a single robot model which can be constructed from the education core set.

Students learn about basic movement of the robot rover in the context of space...

Astronomy and Football

A 100 metres football field could serve as a venue to compare distances in our Solar System. Hopefully, this exercise from ESA will add perspective to the vastness of our part of the Universe and to the learning of astronomy.

STFC Lunar and Meteorite Samples Loan Scheme

The STFC Lunar Rocks and Meteorites Loan Scheme has been running since the mid 1980s. It has lent the NASA Moon rock discs and meteorites to thousands of schools, museums and outreach organisers. The collection has been produced by the ASE with the University of Manchester, Millgate House...

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STEM Learning Magazine: Secondary - spring 2016

Under the banner of Building the next generation, three of the issues for trainee teachers are explored. Margaret Smith considers of what an initial teacher training programme for science teachers should consist, Tracey Baxter explores what is needed to create a ‘gold-plated’ curriculum plan for a science department...
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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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Physics on Earth and Mars

This resource, devised by Anu Ojha, uses the context of the planet Mars to investigate pressure, magnetic fields and meteorites. There is also a demonstration of how to cook up a comet.The presentation contains information that relates to both the pressure and TVs and magnets activities.PressureThese videos and...
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What's Moving on Titan?

This Science upd8 activity draws on Titan which is the biggest of Saturn's moons.There are two student activities; one involves labelling a diagram to tell students on Earth about the nature of Titan.The other asks students to take the role of Titanian space explorers and use data to compare the solids, liquids and...
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2000 - 2009

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Astronomy and Cosmology

Since ancient times, humans have gazed at the stars and tried to understand the night sky. This process continues today with observations still made by the naked eye but also with sophisticated telescopes and instruments that look at infra-red, ultraviolet, microwave and other wavelengths. This collection contains...
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2000 - 2009

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Satellites, Launchers and Landers

A great deal of space exploration is performed by autonomous craft. They have mapped remote planets and even landed to send surface data back to Earth. Satellites have changed the world of communication, earth observation and, through global positioning systems, everyday navigation. This collection, with contributors...
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2000 - 2009

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GCSE Astronomy Toolkit

This collection has been compiled to provide teachers with a comprehensive set of ready-made teaching and learning resources to help them to plan and deliver Edexcel’s GCSE Astronomy specification for first teaching from 2009. The Toolkit includes numerous additions and key resources such as: • 240 Objective questions...
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2010 to date

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STFC Lunar and Meteorite Samples Loan Scheme

The STFC Lunar Rocks and Meteorites Loan Scheme has been running since the mid 1980s. It has lent the NASA Moon rock discs and meteorites to thousands of schools, museums and outreach organisers. The collection has been produced by the ASE with the University of Manchester, Millgate House Education, the Natural...
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2010 to date

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Do Martians exist?

This animated film joins the alien, Paxi, as he investigates the possibility of life on Mars. Looking at the characteristics of living things, he compares them to non-living things. He also looks at microscopic life and how this may be the kind of life that could be found on Mars. Paxi then considers how scientists...
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Watching Over the Earth

This resource, from ESA, is intended to familiarise students between the ages of 11 and 14 with the subject of satellite imagery. Satellite images are of increasing importance in a great many domains and are dramatically changing the way the world and physical phenomena are perceived.Their use and understanding by...
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2000 - 2009

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