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)

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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

Practical work in chemistry CPD

England (Midlands)

22. 04. 15

A hands on CPD session for teachers of KS3 and KS4 chemistry teachers. With inspiring activities and the chemistry knowledge behind them, this CPD will equip you with everything you need to bring chemistry alive through the science of space. Astronomy…

Twilight Rosetta Mission CPD

Nationwide, England (South East)

22. 04. 15

Space Studio Banbury, Banbury, Oxford The Science Technology Facilities Council (STFC) have called upon the expertise of the National Space Academy to share the science of the Rosetta Mission with teachers across the UK. Our twilight CPD sessions…

The latest news articles

ESERO-UK Tim Peake Grant Scheme

26. 03. 15

ESERO-UK with funding from the UK Space Agency will have grants of between £500 and £1000 available for primary and secondary schools to apply for. The money should be used for innovative projects to celebrate British ESA astronaut Tim Peake’s…

Earth Hour and EarthCARE

25. 03. 15

On Saturday, 28 March 2015, people in 162 countries across the globe will be switching off their lights for Earth Hour, which starts at 8.30 pm local time. The goal of Earth hour is to raise awareness about the environmental impact that we have on the…

Astronaut issues challenge for UK students to make that call

20. 03. 15

Tim Peake, the first British ESA astronaut, has today (20 March 2015) issued an invitation to UK school pupils to contact him via amateur radio whilst he is in space. Tim will launch to the International Space Station (ISS) in November of this year…

Principia grants now available

14. 03. 15

The UK Space Agency is making up to £100K available to organisations that are seeking to run schemes that support the education and outreach opportunities presented by British ESA astronaut Tim Peake’s mission to the International Space Station…

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