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
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
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
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
The popular science shows that strip science down to its bare essentials.
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.
The Gaia space telescope will make the largest, three-dimensional map of our Galaxy by surveying more than a thousand million stars.
European Space Agency
In 1957, Russia launched Sputnik 1 into space, the first satellite to orbit the Earth. There was no news until it had been successful.
Classroom activities and resources for students aged 11-19 years with film clips, online games and quizzes.
Authoritative guidance for teachers on practical physics from the Nuffield Curriculum Centre and the Institute of Physics.
Institute of Physics