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| Issue 54

Back to School with ESA

Motivate and engage your students with the interdisciplinary school projects run by the European Space Agency (ESA).

Ages: <11, 14-16, 11-14, 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space, Sustainability, Science and society

| Issue 38

European CanSat Competition 2016

This June, students from around Europe met in Portugal to compete in the European CanSat competition. One of their teachers tells us more.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Inspire, Events

| Issue 36

Missions to the Moon

What we learnt from the first moon landing, and the curious questions that remain.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Resources

| Issue 23

Creating eclipses in the classroom

During an eclipse, the Sun or the Moon seems to disappear. What is happening? Why not explore this fascinating phenomenon in the classroom, with an easy to build model?

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space

| Issue 13

The CoRoT satellite: the search for Earth-like planets

Malcolm Fridlund from the European Space Agency (ESA) describes the search for extra-solar planets and explains how they can help us to understand the origin of life on Earth.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy / space

| Issue 8

The Automated Transfer Vehicle – supporting Europe in space

Where do astronauts get their food? What happens to their waste? Adam Williams from the European Space Agency in Darmstadt, Germany, describes the development of an unmanned shuttle to supply the International Space Station.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space

| Issue 1

Launching a dream: the first European student satellite in orbit

One hour and 34 minutes after the bright tail of the Kosmos 3M rocket disappeared from view, more than one hundred students are checking their watches nervously. The first signal from their satellite should arrive any minute. Barbara Warmbein, from the European Space Agency in Noordwijk, the…

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space, Engineering

| Issue 1

Deep Impact

Films about science or even pseudo-science can be powerful tools in the classroom. Heinz Oberhummer and Markus Behacker from the Cinema and Science project provide a toolkit for using the film Deep Impact.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Resources