Registrations are now open for ESA Online Space Teacher Conference, taking place from 5 to 7 July 2022.
Applications will be open until the 15 June 2022 (or until the capacity of the online venue is reached).
The ESA Teach with Space Online Conference is open to primary and secondary teachers from all ESA Member States (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom), plus Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia and Malta.
Over the course of three days, you will explore space by hearing from space experts; discover inspiring ways to use space as a context to teach STEM in your physical and virtual classrooms; experience demonstrations of our fun classroom activities; and enjoy social space-themed events and more.
The Conference will be held online. The program includes:
- Plenary sessions with keynote lectures from ESA experts – stay tuned for more information about our speakers.
- Panel discussions with experts from ESA, industry and academia.
- A virtual tour of ESA’s ESTEC facilities
- Share your projects – a session where the best school projects from the participants are highlighted. Submit your project and you can be one of the selected participants.
- Experiments of the day, start each day with a short experiment that you can also do at home or at school.
- Parallel splinter sessions with demonstrations of classroom activities for primary and secondary levels, that will explore space themes from three areas – technology, space exploration and Earth sciences. Participants will learn about exoplanets, 3D design and programming as well as how to build a robotic arm and investigate how to produce food in space, among other inspiring activities.
- And finally, moments of networking with the other participants and also the national ESEROs.
Other information and full programme: esa.int/Education/Teachers_Corner/Join_the_ESA_Teach_with_Space_Online_Conference_2022
Source: European Space Agency Image: ESA 2021 Teachers Conference