Principia Space Diary
Chapter by Chapter
Calling all Space Apprentices! Are you ready to journey into space with ESA Astronaut Tim Peake? Perfect for upper KS1/lower KS2 (or equivalent), the Principia Space Diary takes students on a mission to the International Space Station. 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. Its multimodal, hands-on and personalised approach foster student confidence and engagement, while embedding STEM learning.
Pre-launch: Astronauts Wanted!
Get fit, healthy and fully prepared to begin your Principia Space Apprenticeship
Chapter One: Goodbye to Earth!
Launch Day has arrived - it’s time for you to journey to the International Space Station!
Chapter Two: Space Chat
Languages, report writing and cracking codes - learn how astronauts communicate
Chapter Four: Space for Science
Conduct experiments with Astronaut Tim Peake in a laboratory that’s out of this world
Chapter Five: To Boldly Go
It’s time to embark even further into space with the help of your robot friend