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 Science Foundation Ireland.

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Browse our wide range of classroom resources

Measure the Mass of ISS

Uses Newton’s 2nd law of motion to measure the mass of the ISS. More HS than LS but still presents an interesting animation.

Measure the Mass of ISS

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The latest updates from the Teacher Support area

Upcoming workshops for Teachers

Space Awareness MOOC – Teaching with Space and Astronomy in the Classroom – Registration Now Open
5th September 2016

Using the context of space, this MOOC will help understand and put into practice the Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE) methodology, learn more about using ICT tools for education, develop teaching strategies to manage diverse classrooms, and promote gender balance. Participants will also learn why and how to introduce space careers to students. The course starts on 5th of September 2016. Teachers can register now at the EUN Academy platform.
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Continuous Professional Development Programme of Support 2016/17
September 2016 – May 2017

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.
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The latest news from ESERO & ESA

Winners of this year’s ReelLIFE SCIENCE competition announced…

November 22, 2016
ESERO Ireland

Ireland’s Schools Make Big Bang In Science Video Competition

Schools from Galway and Monaghan each win €1000 with videos about Life in Space and How The Sun Works

Based in NUI Galway and supported by the Science Foundation Ireland Discover programme and the CÚRAM Centre for Research in Medical Devices, ReelLIFE SCIENCE challenges Irish schools to communicate science via engaging and educational short videos. This challenge was met by more than 2000 students in 104 schools around Ireland, producing over 200 short science videos on a range of topics in both English and Irish.

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Phase 2 of the European Astro Pi challenge begins!

November 25, 2016
ESA

ESA and its partners are happy to announce that more than 350 teams have been selected for the 2017 European Astro Pi challenge! These teams will now have the chance to compete to send their computer codes to the International Space Station (ISS).

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