Send a Postcard to Space
Our Space Apprentices (and Tim!) are back safely on Earth, so it's time write a postcard to the astronauts on the ISS and let them know we are all back safely. Students will use creative writing skills and succinct language to convey their special message on the postcard.
Curriculum Links and Differentiation
February 6, 2017
Author Lucy Hawking recaps the whole Space Diary mission and highlights some of the excellent work shared with us from participating schools. Congratulations on completing the Principia Space Diary, you are now officially Space Experts! Visit the Chapter Six to download the activities, teaching notes and more great resources.
December 11, 2016
Imaging meeting Tim Peake! Students from Wellesley did just that at the Principia schools conference. They had the opportunity to meet Tim Peake and some of the space experts who made his mission possible – and us, the Space Diary crew. Here they are are showing off their Space Diaries. The schools conference, organised by the […]
February 1, 2017
Your students can collect Mission Badges for each chapter of the Space Diary they complete, working their way towards Space Expert status. Cut them out and stick them in the back of your Space Diary and then send us a photo of when you’re done! Download a class pack of stickers here Download a […]
October 5, 2016
Tim Peake is heading off on his post-flight tour of the UK this month, visiting all four UK national capitals along with Leicester, Manchester, Salford and Glasgow. NASA astronaut and crewmate Tim Kopra will join Tim for the visits to Edinburgh, Belfast and London. Tim will be giving presentations at each city, giving his first-hand […]