STEM Learning: ESERO Space Activities!
September 08th 2022

STEM Learning: ESERO Space Activities!

The European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO-UK) offers a fantastic array of Space themed resources and activities for all ages.

We’ve spotlighted a selection of projects below, click here for more!

CanSat Competition: Register Your Interest

The CanSat competition provides students (14+) with the opportunity to have practical experience working on a small-scale space project. They are tasked with designing and building their own simulation of a real satellite, integrated within the volume and shape of a soft drink can. 

The deadline for expressions of interest for the 2022-23 competition is 1 October 2022. 

Click here to find out more and express your interest.

Mission X: Train Like An Astronaut!

Mission X is an international educational challenge, focusing on fitness and nutrition, that encourages students to train like an astronaut.

Teams of young people learn the principles of healthy eating and exercise, take part in training modules, and get excited about the world’s future in space and the educational possibilities for their own future.

Mission X is aimed at students aged 8-12.

Mission X: How it works
Mission X: Welcome Guide For Teachers

Climate Detectives UK – Registration Open!

Climate Detectives UK is a spin-off of the ESA Climate Detectives challenge, running for the first time this year. The competition is open to 11-14 years old.

This shorter, more focused programme challenges participating teams with answering questions in one of several proposed research areas, using a range of tools and data carefully curated by ESERO-UK with the help of climate experts at the Met Office.

Registration for this challenge closes on 28th October.

Click here to register

ESERO Guide: Run Your Own Space Week!

This booklet provides a wealth of ideas for activities for children in EYFS and primary schools as well as links to many high-quality resources to support teachers in planning a week of engaging learning experiences for their pupils.

The guide describes everything you need to do to have a fantastic space-themed week in your school and also gives tips for the next steps to really develop space education across your school.

Find out more & download your guide

STEM Learning website
ESERO website
Resources: Artemis Mission to the Moon!
RAF: Space – 6 Week STEM Clubs Resources
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