Astronomy and Space Education in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Astronomy and Space Education

Association for Astronomy Education

Promotes and supports public education in astronomy at all levels of education; information about membership and activities, a GCSE scheme of work, and listings of resources.

Astrophysics Research Institute

Based at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and a leading authority in astronomy and astrophysics; with details of courses and research, and information about the Liverpool Telescope and the National Schools' Observatory.

Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics

Comprises research activities in astronomy and astrophysics at The University of Manchester.

National Schools' Observatory

Allows schools to make their own observations with the world's largest fully-robotic telescope - the Liverpool Telescope. Explains the free registration process for UK and Irish schools and provides many educational resources.

National Space Centre Education

Details the educational experiences available for children at the National Space Centre, and provides resources and information for teachers.

Society for Interdisciplinary Studies

Educational charity dedicated to researching global cosmic catastrophes and the impact such catastrophes may have had on ancient cultures.

Solar Storm Watch

Royal Observatory Greenwich project which enables ordinary members of the public to assist with tracking solar storms. Includes information on how the project works, full details on getting started and comprehensive resources for secondary school teachers to use. solarstormwatch

Space Connections

Describes how the UK Space Education Office coordinates space-related education projects between education providers and the space industry.

Space Fund

Details this organisation's space and technology shows, aimed at primary school children and families. https://www.facebook.com/Spacefund/ spacefundjo

UK SEDS (Students for the Exploration and Development of Space)

An organisation for both school and university students to encourage their involvement in the exploration of space, and space-related technologies. Includes details of membership, local branches, projects, events and news.

UK Space Education Office

Presents a variety of free resources to help teachers teach STEM subjects in the context of space; includes resources pertaining to Tim Peake's stay on the ISS.

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