About ESERO Ireland


Check out our projects page for a range of national and European space challenges for primary and secondary students. These educational initiatives aim to help young people increase their literacy and competence in STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) while stimulating students’ creativity and critical thinking. Click here to find out more!

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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Newton’s 1st law of motion game

In this game, the objective is to capture an out of control space truck. The game allows the student to explore unbalanced forces and how this allows for an object to change it’s velocity.

Play the 1st law of motion game.

Stimulus to Engage
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The latest updates from the Teacher Support area

Upcoming workshops for Teachers

ESA e-Technology Lab and Robotics Workshops
Nov and Dec 2019

Primary  and secondary school teachers from are invited to apply to technology and robotics workshops to be delivered by the ESA Education Office at the e-Technology Lab in the ESA Education Training Centre, located in Belgium, in November and December 2019.

Science Week CPD for Primary Teachers
October 16th, 23th, and 24th - 2019

Science Week CPD – Moons, Moons, Moons – Explore the science of our nearest celestial neighbour, The Moon, and learn about the other moons we know of!

Earth & Space Conference for Junior Cycle Science Teachers
Saturday October 12th 2019

ESERO Ireland in partnership with CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory and Junior Cycle for Teachers present the second “Teaching Earth and Space in the Junior Cycle” one day conference.

The latest news from ESERO & ESA

Applications now open for the Technology Transfer, Application & Innovation Workshop 2020

December 13, 2019

Are you a highly motivated university student in engineering, science or business administration with a keen interest in technology and innovation? The ESA Education Office invites 30 students to participate in the second edition of the ESA Academy’s Technology Transfer, Application & Innovation Workshop. 

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Post-Alpbach Summer School Event 2019 takes students’ GRAVL mission to the next level

December 10, 2019

In July 2019, 58 students from 23 nations participated in the Summer School Alpbach 2019, organised in Austria by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and ESA. Four months on, from 25 to 29 November, the adventure continued with the Post-Alpbach Summer School Event 2019!

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New student teams selected for REXUS/BEXUS

December 09, 2019

Christmas has come a little early for ten new teams who moved one step closer to their dream of flying experiments to the edge of space on a sounding rocket or stratospheric balloon. 

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