About ESERO Ireland

ESERO Ireland promoting space as a resource for teachers

European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO) Ireland promotes space as a context 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 and more. 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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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.

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Upcoming workshops for Teachers

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.


Summer Primary Teacher CPD Courses
July 1st – July 5th

CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, in association with ESERO Ireland and Science Foundation Ireland, have two incredible Summer CPD courses on offer this year for primary school teachers. Both courses will show you how to facilitate the teaching of STEM through the theme of Space.



New e-Technology Lab Workshops
15th-16th April, 30th-31st May and 13th-14th June

Primary school teachers from ESA Member States, Canada and Slovenia 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 April, May and June 2019.

The latest news from ESERO & ESA

Climate Detectives school project back for second edition

September 18, 2019

The call for the 2019-2020 Climate Detectives school project edition is now open! For the second consecutive year, ESA is challenging teams of students aged between 8 and 15 years to ‘make a difference’: identify a local climate problem, investigate it by using satellite images, take measurements on the ground, and then propose a way to monitor or mitigate it. 

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