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

Primary CPD day

England (Midlands)

10. 12. 15

Venue The National Space Centre, Leicester Times 9:30-16:00 The National Space Academy is pleased to offer a CPD session suitable for primary school teachers based on the ESA Human Space Flight education resource. The course will show delegates…

Year 12 careers conference

England (Midlands)

25. 01. 16 - 26. 01. 16

Venue The National Space Centre, Leicester National Space Academy Careers Events bring members of the UK space industry into direct contact with KS5 students. These events aim to raise the profile of the space sector and show the diversity of careers,…

The latest news articles

Rode Heath Primary School runner up in prestigious prize

19. 11. 15

The Rolls-Royce Science Prize is an annual awards programme, which celebrates excellence in science teaching across the education spectrum. It also rewards innovative ways of teaching science that contributes toward teachers’ continuing professional…

Tim Peake launch parties announced

13. 11. 15

On 6 November, Tim Peake gave his final press briefing before his upcoming launch to the International Space Station (ISS). Tim Peake is due to launch on 15 December 2015 at 11:02 GMT, with him boarding the ISS at 18:33 GMT. To celebrate this, the…

Rosetta comet seen by Gaia

11. 11. 15

The Rosetta spacecraft was sent by the European Space Agency (ESA) on a mission to Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. It has been reported that one of ESA’s satellites, Gaia, has spotted this comet. Gaia scans the sky to map the motions…

ESERO-UK’s Tim Peake Grant Scheme on BBC Breakfast

05. 11. 15

Tomorrow morning Vittoria Primary School in London will be appearing on BBC Breakfast. The Vittoria Primary School successfully applied to the Tim Peake Grant Scheme, run by ESERO-UK with funding from the UK Space Agency, and will be showcasing what they…

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Careers in Space

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UK Space Industry

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