Mars Diary Mission Badges: Home Ed

Keep your young Mars Explorer motivated with our incentive badges. Students can collect their customised ‘Mission Badges’ as they complete each chapter of their Mars Diary. This resource is suitable for individual students working through the ‘print your own’ Mars Diary programme.

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Student Reflection: Recap

Ask students to recap on what they’ve learnt in an activity or a whole chapter by setting them this writing challenge. Reflections could be made in many formats — creative writing, articles or reports. Group students into teams and set a different writing style for each group.

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Mars Diary Programme Planner Full Set

To take the guesswork out of running a Mars Diary programme, we’ve prepared simple one week, Half Term and Full Term planners for you to follow. Download all three in one go to really stay on top of things.

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Mars Diary One Week Programme Planner

To take the guesswork out of running a Mars Diary programme, we’ve prepared a simple one week planner for you to follow. This is perfect for when you want to run a Space-themed week in the classroom or to coincide with British Science Week celebrations. For flexibility and to support […]

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Mars Diary Full Term Programme Planner

To take the guesswork out of running a Mars Diary programme, we’ve prepared a simple Full Term programme planner for you to follow. For flexibility and to support integrating the Mars Diary into your existing teaching schedule, our planners are available to run the programme across an intensive week, a […]

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Mars Diary Half Term Programme Planner

To take the guesswork out of running a Mars Diary programme, we’ve prepared a simple Half Term planner for you to follow. For flexibility and to support integrating the Mars Diary into your existing teaching schedule, our planners are available to run the programme across an intensive week, a half-term […]

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Article Planner Template

Use our Discovery Diaries Article Planner Template in conjunction with Activity 2.2 Breaking News in the Principia Space Diary, Activity 3.2 Breaking News in the Mars Diary and Activity 6.1 Deep Space Daily in the Deep Space Diary to help students map out their news articles. Talk them through snappy […]

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Mars Diary Mission Badges: Class Set

Keep students motivated with our incentive badges. Students can collect their customised ‘Mission Badges’ as they complete each chapter of their Mars Diary. This resource contains mission badges for 30 students.

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Mars Diary Certificate

Reward your students with certificates as they complete their Mars Diary programme. Perfect to present to students during a Graduation Ceremony, where they can showcase what they’ve learnt to their peers.  

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Mars Diary Curriculum Guide Scotland

Our Curriculum Guide provides links to the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence for every activity in the Mars Diary, divided into First (P4) and Second (P5-7) Levels, as well as ideas for differentiation to cater to all learners.

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Mars Diary Curriculum Guide Wales

Our Curriculum Guide provides links to the Welsh Curriculum for every activity in the Mars Diary, divided into Upper and Lower KS2, as well as ideas for differentiation to cater to all learners.

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Mars Diary Curriculum Guide England

Our Curriculum Guide provides links to the English Curriculum for every activity in the Mars Diary, divided into Upper and Lower KS2, as well as ideas for differentiation to cater to all learners.

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