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World Space Week 2021: Activities, Projects & Resources!
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!
This year’s theme celebrates ‘Women in Space’.
Inspire your class or STEM club with these fantastic resources & ideas, many are great for parents to try at home too!
- World Space Week: WSW educational resources
- Visit the World Space Week website
- Space Unites: Space Foundation Discovery Centre (Online & Webinars)
- Educator Resources
- UK Virtual Event: STEMFest in Space
- World Space Week: Event Ideas
- Build a Model Spacecraft or Pop-up Card!
- NASA STEM Engagement
- NASA Kids Club
- A-Z of NASA Educational Resources
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 offer awesome Space resources for both Primary & Secondary. We’ve selected some of our favourites but you can find their full resource library here.
Resources & Activities: Run your own Space Week!
Footage Vault: Space History Video Clips
Rosetta Primary Resource Book
Podcast: Internet, Spacesuits & Cooking (Podcast for Kids)
Principia Space Diary
Colour in Earth
Careers in Space workshop
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 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.
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.
Every project and activity is exciting and fun!
- Moon Camp
- CanSat: Build a Satellite in a Can
- Mission X: Train like an astronaut
- ESERO: Run Your Own Space Week
Don’t forget, you can request an expert STEM ambassador to virtually inspire your class.« Back To News