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ESERO-UK Space Conference - the Primary Frontier

Date: Tuesday 1st July 2014

Time: 02:07 PM to 02:07 PM

Location : National Science Learning Centre, York

Cost : Free

The UK Space Education Office (ESERO-UK) is holding a free conference on 1 July 2014 at the National Science Learning Centre in York, which is ideal for primary teachers and teaching assistants who are interested in using space as a exciting context for learning. 

The conference will introduce Tim Peake’s mission to the International Space Station and how space can be used to enhance children’s learning across the primary school curriculum. 

Bursaries for travel and acocomodation are available.

Outcomes 

You will be able to:

  • find out more about Tim Peake’s mission to space and how your school can get involved 
  • learn about other space missions and how these were successfully used to enhance children’s learning 
  • learn how ESA’s spacecraft Rosetta is looking for the signs of life on a comet 
  • understand how space can be used within the new primary curriculum 
  • discover contemporary science resources and support that is available to enrich primary teaching 
  • talk to teachers about their experiences of using space as a context for teaching science, including teachers who took part in the ESERO-UK primary project and join the project in September 2014 
  • find out about opportunities to support your children’s learning and the Space Education Quality Mark 

Book your place 

To book your place please register using the Science Learning Centres booking system.