With the advent of robotic telescopes and the wide-scale availability of the Internet in schools, it is now possible to carry out real investigatio
A look at resources that are available and how Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station can provide an exciting context for spac
The objectives of ESERO-UK are more fully explained in the articles that follow, but essentially it seeks to promote the whole subject of space as
This article describes the design, delivery, evaluation and impact of a CPD course for physics and chemistry teachers.
In this special issue, we have tried to combine a celebration of the 400th anniversary of Galileo using a telescope to look at the night sky and al
A simple practical activity that uses various methods to help students understand the idea of the expanding universe.
In 1957, Russia launched Sputnik 1 into space, the first satellite to orbit the Earth. There was no news until it had been successful.
This article describes how the Science Department at Shoeburyness High School in Essex introduced a space-themed year 8 (ages 12-13) science course
Why and how to borrow the Moon. The Apollo missions brought back 382kg of Moon rock.
This article looks at a selection of resources currently available for use in the teaching of astronomy in UK schools.
Last year, students at Space School participated in many activities, such as building their own lunar lander, building their own spectroscope as pa