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
The authors describe a cross-curricular investigation into meteor impacts in the engaging context of craters on the Moon.
Anjana describes the relationship between fossils and evolution and how this will be celebrated at this year's annual Fossil Festival: 'E
Anjana K. Ford
Ann describes a project in which children learn about the solar system and other physics concepts through working with professional scientists.
This article outlines the Space Academy programme led by the National Space Centre from 2008 to 2011, with the stated goals of harnessing the inspi
Bob Kibble uses model making and storytelling to help develop children's understanding of the movement of the Earth around the Sun.
Bryony uses her experience as a Space Ambassador to recommend, and provide links to, resources that use space as a context for teaching across the
This article describes the design, delivery, evaluation and impact of a CPD course for physics and chemistry teachers.
Dave Eagle, STEM Ambassador, amateur astronomer and mobile planetarium operator, gives his views on the importance of teaching about space and spac
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