World Space Week 2022: Projects, Activities & Resources!
October 04th 2022

World Space Week 2022: Projects, Activities & Resources!

World Space Week takes place annually from October 4 – 10. 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 ‘Space and Sustainability’.

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




All About STEM Inspiration Station: Artemis – Mission to the Moon!

We know that our schools want to celebrate the momentous Artemis mission from 2022 to 2024, so we’ve brought together all of our recommended resources to help. Activities for all ages!

All About STEM: Space – Royal Air Force Youth & STEM Resource Packs

Our 6 Week STEM Club Resources are not just for STEM Clubs, many of the activities are great for class or can be adapted for home learning.

The RAF Youth and STEM Team run a national programme of STEM engagement for young people aged 9-14 and they have collaborated with us to bring you a selection of projects all about Space. Learners can build a lunar Base Camp, land an Egg’naut, design rockets and satellites and investigate the heat of the sun with chocolate!

Download all of our STEM resource packs here!

Visit our Space board on Pinterest too!

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.

World Space Week Resources Collection
STEM Hub (Transpennine): Online Events – Space Explorers!
Resources & Activities: Run your own Space Week!
Paxi Animations
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 offer their own fantastic resources aimed at 5-19 year olds along with a comprehensive list of space-themed partner resources.

NPL: Water Rockets
Racing Rockets (Primary) 
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…

ESERO UK – European Space Agency

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!

Innovate Her: Online Event – Can Girls Spacewalk Too?
Astronomy for Kids – A FREE Introductory Guide
Start a STEM Club in school – Online Workshop!

Don’t forget, you can request an expert STEM ambassador to virtually inspire your class.

All About STEM: STEM news, resources, activities & events!

Home & School Learning Resources & Activities:
All About STEM’s Inspiration Station!


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