Welcome to the Discovery Diaries website where you can download over 60 FREE creative, cross-curricular science lessons along with differentiated teaching notes, lesson plan templates, PowerPoint presentations, videos with real astronauts and space experts, and much more!
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UK teachers can sign up to receive a free box of the Deep Space Diary thanks to Webb Telescope UK and STFC.Read more →
Join space experts and enthusiasts on Saturday, 25th December at 12:20pm GMT for a livestream of the Webb telescope launch. You can watch the Webb launch on the NASA website. The launch of the James Webb Space Telescope is one of the most anticipated space events to ever take place. […]Read more →
Young scientists on the Isle of Wight are exploring the Universe with their Deep Space Diaries. They have been completing chapter one, learning about the history of astronomy (Helio- and Geo- centric models of our Solar System), the history of refractor and reflector telescopes and light and prisms. To follow […]Read more →
Keep young learners happy and engaged with these STEM-literacy activitiesRead more →
On Tuesday, 15 December 2015, ESA Astronaut Tim Peake launched into space.Read more →
Free primary STEM-literacy resources for at-home learnersRead more →
I would rate this very highly in relation to other STEM resources. The format is accessible, the drawings are interesting. Putting their photograph on the front makes it theirs, gives it ownership.Dawn McFall, Primary School Teacher
It is a massive testament to the skill of whoever designed the Space Diary that not one child had ‘lost’ theirs over the summer. Indeed, they treasure them.Teresa Harris, Head of Science at Westbrook Hay
It is a fantastic resource. Clear teaching guides and plans to follow with excellent differentiation for various abilities. [Students] would frequently ask, ‘When are we doing our Mars Diary?’Hannah Chivers, Primary School Teacher
Journey with ESA Astronaut Tim Peake to the ISS! From astronaut training to conducting experiments, primary students can join Tim’s Principia mission.Buy this diary →
Get ready for your mission to Mars! Recruit a crew, invent a rover, decode data then design a Martian habitat. Perfect for KS2 (or equivalent) students.Buy this diary →
Uncover the secrets of the Universe! KS2 (or equivalent) students explore space, light, colour, infrared and much more with the James Webb Space Telescope.Buy this diary →