Space at Primary Level

A list to inspire and help teachers introduce and teach space at primary level.Use these resources to inspire investigative work linked to the topic of space and ask the big question 'Does life exist on other planets?'

Lesson plans and activities for the QCA unit Earth, Sun and Moon. Develop thinking skills and practical work helping an 'eggnaut' re-enter the earth's atmosphere or making alka-seltzer rockets.

Try some experiments from Is There Anyone Out There?, which focuses on a Mars landing. Learn what it means to train to be an astronaut, look at life inside a space station or use these fantastic images from the Mars Rover with these activities which link space with science, literacy, art and PE.