ESA Summer Teachers Workshop 2015: apply now! 26 February 2015 This year ESA is organising another unique workshop dedicated to school teachers. The workshop will include an outstanding three-day programme, as well as a visit to one of ESA's establishments. The deadline for application is Friday 3 April 2015. 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.
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
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