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.

Leading Space Education Programme

These resources have been written by teachers from some of the Leading Space schools, funded by the Science and Technologies Facilities Council. Read this report that showcases the work of this programme.

What's on Space education events

Physics for specialists CPD

England (South East)

25. 02. 15

The National Space Academy offers a number of hands on CPD sessions for teachers of KS3 and KS4 physics who may not be physics specialists themselves. With inspiring activities and the physics knowledge behind them, this CPD will equip you with everything…

Westminster Business Forum Keynote Seminar - Priorities for developing the UK space sector

Nationwide, England (South East)

12. 03. 15

Priorities for developing the UK space sector - infrastructure, regulation, innovation and collaboration with Dr David Parker, Chief Executive, UK Space Agency Magali Vaissiere, Head of European Centre for Space Applications and Telecommunications,…

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Send your computer code into space with British ESA astronaut Tim Peake

10. 12. 14

Leading UK space organisations have joined forces with British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake and Raspberry Pi to offer students a chance to devise and code their own apps or experiment to run in space. Two Raspberry Pi computers are planned to be flown to the…

Mission X 2015: registration now open!

01. 12. 14

Register now to take part in the Mission X 2015 Schools and other organised groups can join students from all around the world in this educational challenge which focuses on fitness and nutrition and encourages students to "train like an astronaut." Teams…

Tim Peake: Great British Space Dinner and Mission Patches

01. 12. 14

Earlier in 2014, children of Great Britain entered into a competition to design a meal they thought British ESA astronaut Team Peake would like to eat in space. The National Science STEM Centre website

Tim Peake's Principia mission patch relealed

01. 12. 14

In partnership with ESA and the UK Space Agency, the BBC’s Blue Peter programme asked schoolchildren to design a mission patch for Tim and received more than 3000 entries. The winning entry is by 13-year-old Troy, who explains: "Principia…

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