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

World Space Week


04. 10. 14 - 10. 10. 14

Since its United Nations declaration in 1999, World Space Week has grown into the largest public space event on Earth. More than 1,400 events in 80 countries celebrated the benefits of space and excitement about space exploration in 2013. With a satellite…

Royal Aeronautical Society - Over the Moon - Free Special Space Event for 11-14 year-olds (Key Stage 3)

Nationwide, England (South East)

07. 10. 14

The Royal Aeronautical Society would like to invite you to bring your Key Stage 3 students to a special, FREE, Space-themed event on Tuesday 7 October, at No.4 Hamilton Place, London W1J 7BQ, celebrating World Space Week. Over the Moon will feature…

The latest news articles

Get inspired by the Rode Heath Primary School Out Of This World space project

25. 09. 14

Taking part in the ESERO-UK Primary Space project last year opened up a huge number of opportunities for Rode Heath Primary School. Indeed, as a result of attending a two day Astronomy course at the National Science Learning Centre in York and submitting…

Young Space Enthusiasts Welcome!!

18. 09. 14

Students in Years 7-9 are invited to experience the buzz of the UK Space Design Competition this year in their micro-competition events. The events for younger students simulate STEM industry processes just like the national competition. Teachers have…

World Space Week Lands at Technopop 8 – 12 October

17. 09. 14

Technopop is a new, FREE, 4-week, pop-up festival bringing cutting-edge science, technology, design and innovation to students aged 6 to 19. Whether it is space flight or 3D technologies, Technopop aims to give young people the chance to interact with…

ESA teaching films: Automated Transfer Vehicle

16. 09. 14

To mark the successful launch of ESA’s final ATV (Automated Transfer Vehicle) to rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS), ESA Education has released five new teaching films, aimed at an international A level student audience or equivalent…

Sign up teachers

Keep in touch with the latest space education news and events with our regular newsletter.

Join Us

Join us Activity providers

Free register for providers of space education resources and activities.

Join Us

Careers in Space

Looking for a career in space? Search up-to-date careers information from across the web in the teacher support section of the website.

UK Space Industry

Further information is also available on the UK Space Agency website.