It's gardening time! Use the Zappar App to find out about the 10 foods that scientists can grow in space and choose one to research. If you have a gardening programme at your school or home perhaps you can incorporate a space garden!
Curriculum Links and Differentiation
January 29, 2017
This circular symbol to the right is a “Zap” code and you will see these throughout the Principia Space Diary. These codes allow you and your students to access extra content using a mobile or tablet device. It’s free and simple, and a great way to strengthen digital literacy skills. To use Zap codes, follow the instructions […]
December 4, 2016
Growing plants in space is an important area of research – especially as we need to explore how we might be able to grow food on planets such as Mars. At the moment, astronauts eat food sent from Earth in packages like in this picture. If we want to spend more time in space, however, […]
December 11, 2016
Shrubland Street show off their excellent teamwork as they measure their height during the Astronaut Workout in the Prelaunch Chapter. Brilliant stuff, and excellent balancing on that chair!
February 3, 2015
What is your job – can you describe a typical day in your work life? My days vary – some days I’m in the office in Swindon, catching up with colleagues, having meetings and managing the education programme from my desk. I spend a lot of time on the phone as I have about 30 […]