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Primary

The Helen Sharman Story

The Helen Sharman Story

Hear a story about Helen Sharman, who was the first British Astronaut to fly to the International Space Station.

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Space in the 1960s

Space in the 1960s

Learn from STEM Ambassador Katherine about why the 1960s were important times in the history of space technology.

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Making Moon Rocks

Making Moon Rocks

One of our fantastic teacher facilitators makes honeycomb moon rocks that you can try at home!

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World Earth Day: Create your own Water Filter

World Earth Day: Create your own Water Filter

To celebrate World Earth Day why not find out how to create your own water filter

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One year on Earth - Understanding Seasons

One year on Earth - Understanding Seasons

Find out about the different seasons on Earth?

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Create your own model of the Moon in a Box

Create your own model of the Moon in a Box

This model helps you show the different phases of the moon.

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Make your own Solar System Hanging Model

Make your own Solar System Hanging Model

Make a model to give you some idea of the sizes of the planets compared with each other.

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Story Time from Space – Rosie Revere, Engineer

Story Time from Space – Rosie Revere, Engineer

STEM Stories read by real astronauts aboard the International Space Station

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Story Time from Space: If I Were an Astronaut

Story Time from Space: If I Were an Astronaut

STEM stories read by real astronauts aboard the International Space Station

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Balloon Buggy

Balloon Buggy

A STEM Ambassador shows you how to make a balloon buggy that could be used to explore other planets!

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Secondary

Monitoring Satellites

Monitoring Satellites

Teledyne e2v explain their sensors that monitor the earth from orbit, and how their monitoring instruments have been crucial in recent times.

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What are Satellites?

What are Satellites?

Find out more about the Satellites orbiting Earth

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What are Asteroids?

What are Asteroids?

Explore the asteroids circling around the universe

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​What are Meteors?

​What are Meteors?

Explore and find out more about meteors

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Design your own Space Pod to Journey to Mars

Design your own Space Pod to Journey to Mars

Atkins Global have set a challenge to design a Space Pod suitable for a space journey to Mars, will yours survive?

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International Space Station

International Space Station

Find out more about the International Space Station

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What is a Supermoon?

What is a Supermoon?

Find out what is a supermoon and some amazing facts about the moon.

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It IS Rocket Science from The National Space Centre

It IS Rocket Science from The National Space Centre

An interactive demo on rocket science, showing how space rockets work.

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100 Interesting Space Facts That’ll Blow Your Mind!

100 Interesting Space Facts That’ll Blow Your Mind!

Prepare to have your mind blown with these facts that include things you would never have realised about space!

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Have you ever heard of a Space Accountant?

Have you ever heard of a Space Accountant?

Find out about the role of a Space Accountant and the huge amounts of money dealt with.

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What does it take to become an astronaut?

What does it take to become an astronaut?

An ex-soldier explains the intense training needed to become an astronaut.

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Working at the International Space Station

Working at the International Space Station

Sunita shows us daily life on the job as she works at the ISS.

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Planetary Scientist in Surrey

Planetary Scientist in Surrey

Sheila describes her job, specialising in Saturn and working in a mansion.

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What’s it like to work at NASA?

What’s it like to work at NASA?

Michelle tells us about a space-related job that may surprise you.

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Carl Sagan’s guide to fake news

Carl Sagan’s guide to fake news

Do you recognise real news, as opposed to fake science?

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