Be a 'Cassini Scientist for a Day' – 2015 Competition announced 29 October 2015 The 2015 edition of the 'Cassini Scientist for a Day' competition is now open to entries by students. The competition is designed to give the participants a taste of life as a space scientist. Students are invited to submit a 500-word essay explaining their choice of one of three targets to be imaged by the Cassini spacecraft in orbit around Saturn. 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.
ESA/GTTP Teacher Training Workshop 2015 - apply now 28 July 2015 ESA is organising a training workshop for science teachers in association with the Galileo Teacher Training Programme (GTTP). The sixth ESA/GTTP Teacher Training Workshop will be held at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, between 23 and 27 November, 2015. The deadline for receipt of applications is 09:00 CEST on 21 September 2015. Read more
Inspiring European teachers to bring space in the classroom 15 July 2015 From 8 to 10 July, more than 100 primary and secondary school teachers from 18 ESA Member States took part in the ESA Summer Teachers Workshop at ESA's Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, where they learned how to use space as a context to teach STEM subjects in their classrooms. Read more
ESA Education presents 'Barycentric balls', a new classroom activity for secondary schools 22 May 2015 A new set of resources for secondary school physics students aged 14-18 years old are now ready for teachers to download. Read more