Students investigate Saturn's secrets in Cassini competition 28 February 2014 The scientific targets of Cassini – the planet, its moons and rings - are the inspiration behind the ‘Cassini Scientist for a Day’ competition, which allows school students to put forward their ideas for which of three potential targets they would choose to study, and why. Read more
Welcome to the ESA Science Educational Support web pages. These pages offer an overview of educational material that has been prepared with the support of the ESA Science and Robotic Exploration Directorate.
The Cassini Scientist for a Day Competition 2013 is underway 16 September 2013 The 2013 edition of the 'Cassini Scientist for a Day' competition is now open to entry from students. The competition is designed to give the participants a taste of life as a scientist. Read more
Four days of inspiration and experimentation at ESA’s 2013 summer workshop for teachers 28 August 2013 Hosted at ESTEC, ESA’s centre in the Netherlands, the 4th ESA Summer Workshop for Teachers brought together 40 secondary school teachers for an intense programme of lectures and demonstrations of activities that can be performed in the classroom. Read more
Learning in school with XMM-Newton 30 May 2013 In 1572, the great Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe, saw a star explode in the heavens. It changed his view of the universe forever. Now, the remains of that explosion seen by ESA's XMM-Newton space telescope has done the same for a 16-year-old school student from Slovakia. Read more
ESA summer workshop for teachers 2013 14 March 2013 This year ESA is organising the 4th summer workshop for science teachers of students between 14 and 18 years of age. The workshop will be held at ESA's European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), located in Noordwijk , the Netherlands , from 20 to 23 August 2013. Register now to avail of this unique opportunity to develop new skills and network with teachers from across Europe. Read more