Want to get involved in Tim’s mission? The UK Space Agency and its partners have put together an exciting programme of activities for schools and other education groups and individuals so that you can take part in Tim’s mission.
Activities include fitness challenges, a national seed-growing programme, space-themed literature, quizzing the people behind Tim’s mission, astronaut photographs of Earth from space, fun and exciting interactive shows in science centres around the UK, a film-making competition, designing a meal fit for an astronaut, programming a computer on the ISS and programming robots for a competition inside the ISS. There are free downloadable education resources to support all these activities and there are lots more things to come.
There really is something for everyone, so get involved and be part of the mission. Don’t forget to check the ISS tracker to see when Tim is passing over your house and give him a wave.ISS sightings
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To celebrate the imaginative work linked to Tim Peake’s Principia mission the UK Space Agency is organising a pair of schools conferences where children of all ages can present their work to leading space experts and, if his schedule allows, Tim Peake.
ESERO-UK, also known as the UK Space Education Office, promotes space in the UK and uses the context of space to enhance and support STEM teaching and learning in the UK. They have an extensive library of FREE education resources to support teachers and lecturers to use space and Tim’s mission to complement the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in schools and colleges throughout the UK.ESERO-UK