Outreach resources

Resources for students and teachers to help reach out into the wider community.

Airbus Foundation – Discovery Space

The Airbus Foundation Discovery Space is an online portal designed to help young people understand science through the world of aerospace and It’s a science education partner for teachers and parents to engage students with STEM. There are resources including the Science of Flight and Mission to the Moon. You can find it at:

European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO) UK

ESERO provides a wide range of excellent resources which are freely available for STEM teachers. Tim Peake related resources, using lego robotics to bring Mars exploration to the classroom and a whole database of resources populate the site which you can find at:
ESERO United Kingdom and National STEM Centre

ESA Education Resources

The European Space Agency’s dedicated Education Office produce a wealth of classroom resources for many age groups. Subjects include Solar System and Universe, Earth and Environment, Astronauts and the ISS and Rockets and Technology Resources. You can find them all at:
ESA’s Teacher’s Corne

ESA’s Expedition: Home

Due to Covid-19 and ESA Education has launched Expedition: Home, a one-stop website for kids and parents to do fun space-based activities and keep learning while at home. The minisite features plenty of activities for three age ranges: 3-6, 6-12 and 12-18 years old.

Institute of Mechanical Engineers

During the school closures for Covid-19, you can get access to free downloadable STEM activities to do at home while schools are closed at www.imeche.org/stemathome. The activities cater to Key Stages 1 to 4 and can be done at home by parents with children, or used by teachers or schools still open for children of key workers. Each activity features instructional step by step videos, accessible kit lists that can be bought online and downloadable worksheets.

NASA Education Resources

NASA’s exhaustive resource bank is here, helpfully alphabetised.
A-Z List of NASA Education Resources

Space Station Educator’s Resource Guide

Lockheed Martin and NASA created this teacher’s guide about the International Space Station. There are activities for grades 3 to 9, relating to all disciplines studied on board the ISS
Space Station Educator’s Resource Guide (pdf)

STEM Discovery Centre

A collection of resources targeted at Key Stage 2 from the STEM Discovery Centre. Simple, hands-on science experiments using basic household supplies and equipment. You can find them at:

EUMETSAT Learning Zone

The leading European Weather Satellite operator EUMetSat has a great Learning Zone with teacher and student activities in the areas of weather, atmosphere, oceans, climate and spacecraft.
EUMETSAT Learning Zone

Galileo Teacher Training Programme

The Galileo Teacher Training Programme is a legacy of the International Year of Astronomy 2009. Resources from Designing A Space TElescope to Black Body Radiation are available for free on their website.
Galileo Teachers