Space resources To inspire and engage young people in STEM subjects

Using space to enhance and support Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teaching and learning in the UK

Rosetta swings by Mars (Credits: ESA, image by AOES Medialab)

Inspiring resource in the eLibrary

ESERO-UK collection

The resources in this collection bring together materials from ESA and other providers to use space as an engaging context for teaching and learning in STEM subjects.

Tim Peake space resources and inspiration

Find out how your school can get involved and be inspired by Tim Peake’s mission to the International Space Station. Access packages of space-themed resources for use with pupils from age 5 to post-16.

What's on Space education events

Astrobiology (UKCA)-NASA Astrobiology Summer Academy

Nationwide, Scotland

12. 07. 15 - 16. 07. 15

The Academy is a free residential course of lectures and workshops from professional scientists working in the field of Astrobiology. It is run by the UK Centre for Astrobiology at Edinburgh University.

UK Space Conference 2015

England (North West)

14. 07. 15 - 15. 07. 15

Held every two years, the UK Space Conference brings together the space community to focus on positioning the UK as a global leader in this fast growing sector. This event is unique in bringing together science, industry and policy makers in one forum.…

The latest news articles

Team Impulse win the 2015 European CanSat competition

02. 07. 15

Team Impulse from St Paul’s School, London, have won the applications are now open!

Philae has woken up!

15. 06. 15

Philae, the spacecraft launched on to the surface of Comet 67P by its mothership, Rosetta, has finally contacted Earth for the first time since going into hibernation in November last year. ESA have reported that “Philae is doing very well”…

Deer shed festival 2015

28. 05. 15

Up In The Air After the complexity of handling the time/space continuum in last year's Time Travel theme Deer shed are excited to explore the infinite possibilities of what we could experience by simply raising our eyes to the sky. Rockets, star…

Happy birthday to Sally Ride

26. 05. 15

Today (26/5/15) is astronaut Sally Ride’s birthday. Sally was the first American female astronaut in space, and the youngest, at 32. She was also a physicist and a great promoter of STEM in schools. She set up Sally Ride Science to promote…

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