Principia Space Diary Teacher Resource Book (Ebook, PDF)


Supercharge your science lessons with the Principia Space Diary Teacher’s Resource Book. Arts-based STEM for ages 7-11, with over 60hrs of lessons and flexible, cross-curricular activities. This resources is based on ESA astronaut Tim Peake’s mission to the International Space Station in 2015.

Take your KS1/KS2 students on a journey with ESA astronaut Tim Peake! The Principia Space Diary Teacher Resource Book contains every activity in the Principia Space Diary programme – ready to photocopy – along with a suite of teaching resources.

These resources allow students to follow the journey that Tim Peak took to the International Space Station in 2015. From astronaut training to conducting experiments and observing Earth from beyond our atmosphere, students complete over 60 hours of STEM-literacy activities while they read, write, design, draw, experiment, code and decode. It’s multimodal, hands-on and personalised approach foster student confidence and engagement, while embedding STEM learning.

To make planning your lessons as simple as possible, this book includes our suggested teaching schedules to teach the programme over one week, a half-term or a full term, curriculum links, lesson plan templates, student reflection templates and all the other support materials you need. It also includes bonus information like STEM experts and teaching tips.

Save time downloading activities with this all-in-one resource book!

The Principia Space Diary has been created by Curved House Kids, author Lucy Hawking and a team of STEM experts, with the generous support of the UK Space Agency.