Educational Resources
31 Mar 2020







​Science at Home

​​RAL Space offers resources and activities that can be done at home, designed for teachers, home educators, families and students, using our science and research as the inspiration for teaching and learning topics in STEM - science, technology, engineering and mathematics. You can view our resources and connect with us via:

  • YouTube - videos of science experiments and our scientists explaining applications of curricular topics
  • Twitter - brainteasers and activities to do at home
  • Facebook and Instagram for even more digital engagement opportunities

STFC School Resources

The Science and Technology Facilities Council has produced a series of resources including scientific teaching resources, teacher notes, posters and activity booklets suitable for use in schools or at home. All the publications are available to download and hard copies can be ordered for free. Topics include:​Resources_Sun.png

- Telescopes
- Cosmic Rays
- Gravitational Waves
- The Sun
- The Big Bang
- Stargazing
- The Univers
- The Moon
- Meteorites


RAL Space partners offer a wide variety of teaching resources and activities for primary and secondary schools that map to the UK curriculum. These consist of lesson plans, activity guides and background information about space missions and scientific research from project scientists. There are even challenges, games and competitions to get involved in. Some of these partners also provide opportunities for CPD in teaching.