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After completing the Solar System activity students can create their own imaginary space habitat. They will need to choose a real planet and make sure their home and resources are suitable for the conditions on that planet.
Curriculum Links and Differentiation
February 6, 2017
Why explore the universe? What is happening to our planet? What would a habitat on another planet look like? For Chapter Five’s video Professor Stephen Hawking asks some important questions about life on our planet, and life beyond. Visit the Chapter Five to download the activities, teaching notes and more great resources.
February 3, 2016
This month, our Principia Mission Space Diary investigates some of the things astronaut Tim Peake might see in space, like the planets in our solar system. All the planets orbiting our sun are unique. They have different landscapes, atmospheres and rotation speeds. To help our young Space Apprentices explore the planets without having to leave […]
January 31, 2017
by Kristen Harrison, Publisher of the Principia Space Diary. Photo credit: Sarah Winborn. For those interested in pedagogical methodologies, here’s a whistlestop tour of ours. This article is an overview of the methods and principles that guide our work at The Curved House, and some of the background thinking that has gone into the Principia Space Diary […]
December 13, 2016
Download detailed curriculum links and ideas for differentiation for your region: England, Scotland, Northern Ireland or Wales. You can also read an overview of the subjects covered by the Space Diary programme below, then visit the Activities page to search for content by Subject. ENGLAND SCOTLAND WALES NORTHERN IRELAND Overview The Space Diary is made up of […]