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

Space as a context for teaching science: the EarthCARE mission (part 2)

Nationwide, England (North East)

19. 10. 15 - 20. 10. 15

The EarthCARE mission aim is to study the role that clouds and aerosols play in reflecting solar radiation back into space and in trapping infrared radiation emitted from the Earth's surface. These are currently the largest uncertainties in weather,…

ESA/GTTP Teacher Training Workshop 2015


23. 11. 15 - 27. 11. 15

The European Space Agency (ESA) is organising a training workshop for science teachers in association with the Galileo Teacher Training Programme (GTTP). This will be held at ESA’s technology centre in the Netherlands between 23 and 27 November…

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World Space Week sees astronaut set out of this world fitness challenge for UK students

09. 10. 15

The Space to Earth Challenge is launching today at the Royal Aeronautical Society. This challenge invites schools from across the UK to take part in a triathlon styled challenge, which has been set up by Space to Earth Challenge website. Image taken…

Rosetta resources win award

18. 09. 15

Last year, the Rosetta mission captured Europe’s imagination as Rosetta and Philae made history by landing on comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko. To support teachers in capitalising on this fantastic event ESERO-UK created a dedicated book of resources…

The Royal Institution's Christmas lectures have been announced

07. 09. 15

The Royal Institution have announced the 2015 Christmas lecturer as being Dr Kevin Fong, an expert in space medicine. This year’s The Royal Institution.

Last chance to register for your rocket seeds

04. 09. 15

On 2 September 2015, two kilograms of rocket seeds were successfully launched into space, bound for their new home aboard International Space Station (ISS). The seeds departed from Baikonur, Kazakhstan on Soyuz 44S - the flight that is delivering…

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