Education and Outreach

One of the primary areas of focus for BIS over the years has been Education and Outreach of worldwide space activities. The BIS aims to help publicise space outreach events across the UK, as well as projects being undertaken by schools and universities.
As well as BIS initiatives, this page will direct you to our educational resources and some interesting outreach information.

Educational Resources

Follow the link below to visit the educational resources page.
There you will find various resources intended for use by educators, students and parents both in and outside of a traditional classroom environment. There is a link to the BIS resources on TES and you can also find the links to the older Voyage educational publication.

BIS Educational Resources


IAC Student Competition 2017 Details

Organised by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), the annual International Astronautical Congress (IAC) is the world’s largest astronautics/space engineering conference. As part of each IAC, there is a student paper competition with prizes for best papers/presentation.
Papers may be on any subject related to space sciences, industry or technology and all submissions must be the work of the author (or no more than two students in a joint submission).

Student Paper Competition 2017 Entry Details

Presentation shown at UKSEDS Conference 2016

Report of the IAC Student Competition 2016

World Space Week

One of the main focuses of the Education and Outreach committee has always been the coordination of numerous World Space Week events. For more information click here.

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