Celebrate World Space Week! – Projects, Resources & Activities
October 02nd 2019

Celebrate World Space Week! – Projects, Resources & Activities

World Space Week takes place annually from October 4 – 11. It is the largest space event in the world and an ideal time for teachers and educators to use space-based activities to excite students about science and technology!

More than 5,000 events in over 80 countries celebrated the theme “Space Unites the World” in 2018. The 2019 theme is “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars.”

Inspire your class or STEM club with these fantastic resources & ideas, many are great for parents to try at home too!




Visit our Space board on Pinterest!

We’ve gathered together hundreds of projects, ideas and activities along with lesson plans, posters & classroom ideas.

All of our boards are categorised by projects, events & seasons.

STEM Learning have awesome Space resources for both Primary & Secondary. We’ve selected some of our favourites but you can find their full resource library here.

Careers in Space workshop
Rosetta Primary Resource Book
Paxi Animations
Principia Space Diary
Colour in Earth
Water Rockets

Supported by a unique partnership of Government, charitable trusts and employers, STEM Learning are dedicated to raising young people’s engagement and achievement in STEM subjects and careers.

CREST offer their own fantastic resources aimed at 5-19 year olds along with a comprehensive list of partner resources.

Astro pi
Bronze Award – How do rockets work?
STEM Learning (CREST Award activity) – Biomimicry (International Space Station Coding)

CREST is a scheme that inspires young people to think and behave like scientists and engineers. There are many ways to run CREST with your students.

Find out more…


The European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO) project is ESA’s main way of supporting the primary and secondary education community in Europe. ESERO uses space related themes and the genuine fascination felt by young people for space to enhance school pupils’ literacy and competence in STEM-related subjects.

ESERO UK provides free resources, support and information for teachers to enhance the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) using Space as a context.

Resource Library
Find out more…

Astronomy for Kids – A FREE Introductory Guide
Start a STEM Club in school

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