ESA Science & Technology - Educational Support
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.
Help your students become young astronomers with CESAR
5 July 2017CESAR is an educational ESA initiative whose main objective is to engage school students with the wonders of astronomy and, more generally, science and technology. CESAR stands for ‘Cooperation through Education in Science and Astronomy Research.’
Happy faces at ESA's summer teacher workshop
20 July 2017The first of two identical workshops organised by ESA for primary and secondary school teachers in 2017, this workshop took place in Leiden, the Netherlands, from 11 to 14 July. The second workshop will be held in October 2017.
Students explore Saturn and its moons in the Cassini competition
12 May 2017The stunning images of the Saturnian system taken by the Cassini spacecraft provide the inspiration behind the ‘Cassini scientist for a day’ competition that is designed to give school students a taste of life as a space scientist.
Application to 2017 ESA teacher workshops - closing 3 April
15 February 2017This year ESA is organising two teacher workshops dedicated to European primary and secondary school teachers. The summer edition will take place from 11 to 14 July 2017; the autumn edition from 5 to 8 October 2017.
Be a 'Cassini Scientist for a Day' – 2016/2017 competition is open
9 December 2016The 'Cassini Scientist for a Day' competition returns for a 2016/2017 edition. 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 imaged by the Cassini spacecraft, in orbit around Saturn, over the past few years.