World Space Week - Teaching Resources

World Space Week, October 4-10 annually, is a chance to explore our 'out of this world' primary and secondary space-themed classroom resources.

The 2019 theme is 'The Moon: Gateway to the Stars.'

Below you will find resources suitable for both primary and secondary, from KS1 to GCSE in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and First Level to Higher in Scotland.

Primary

Neil Armstrong
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The Work of Nicolaus Copernicus
video
Little Stargazing
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Super Movers Science Collection
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School Radio - Space Songs
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School Radio - Space
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Secondary

Physics with Tim Peake
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The Science of a Space Dive
collection
Wonders of the Universe
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Space Science Bites
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The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures - How to Survive in Space
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How big is one giant leap on the Moon?
video
micro:bit: Mission to Mars - Live Lesson
video
Could I live on another planet?
video
How will the Universe end?
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Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut?
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Did comets kick start life on Earth?
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How do we know the Big Bang actually happened?
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Pluto: What are NASA’s five big discoveries so far?
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Discover the secrets and stories of Apollo 11
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