About ESERO Ireland

ESERO Ireland promoting space as a resource for teachers

European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO) Ireland promotes space as a theme to inspire and engage young people in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). Space is fascinating to people of all ages, it is all around us and inspires us in many different ways. Space is the ultimate cross-curricular theme cutting across history, geography, science, maths, literature,even religious education! ESERO Ireland makes space themed resources accessible to teachers as a tool to engage their pupils.

ESERO is an education project of the European Space Agency (ESA), co-funded by ESA and by national partners active in the fields of education and space. In Ireland, the national partner is SFI Discover.

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Weight and Mass lecture

This lecture discusses mass and weight and the difference between them. In the lecture, both are defined and the relationship between them discussed. The value for g on the planets is discussed and the weight of an object on the Earth and Moon is then presented.

Learn about mass and weight.

Stimulus to Engage
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The latest updates from the Teacher Support area

Continuous Professional Development Programme of Support 2014/15 November 2014 - May 2015

Since 2009/10 DPSM has offered in-school CPD to over 6,000 primary teachers in over 500 schools. This year, in partnership with ESERO Ireland, we are offering a programme of science and maths support (including CPD) to your school.

Summer Course – July 2015. More information coming soon.
ESA Teacher Workshop – July 2015. More information coming soon.
Reva Teacher Training – July 2015. More information coming soon.

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The latest news from ESERO & ESA

Cork schools to represent Munster at national final of space competition

March 6, 2015
ESERO Ireland

Secondary students from Douglas Community School, Cork and Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal, Blarney qualify for the national final of 2015 Irish CanSat competition.

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University student experiments take to the skies

March 27, 2015
ESA

It was up, up and away for seven teams of university students last week when the REXUS 17 and 18 sounding rockets took to the sky. The teams’ experiments soared to the top of the Mesosphere, returning data that will now be analysed.

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