Space Explorers: Short Course


No. of Videos: 9 Videos and for Live Interactive Course: 9 Sessions + 9 Videos

Average Length of Videos: 15-20 mins. and for Live Interactive Course: 45-55 mins.

Age Suitability: Year 6+ (Aged 10+ years)

Other Resources: Homework sheets

Teacher: Andrea

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(Upcoming) Term 3: Mission to the Stars

Welcome to ‘Space Explorers: Mission to the Stars’, a thrilling course that rockets you into the fascinating world of space missions and spacecraft innovation!

Course Content:

  • Space Vehicles: Delve into the iconic space vehicles—rockets, landers, rovers, satellites, and deep space explorers. Uncover the secrets of their design and innovation, exploring how engineers used groundbreaking ideas and materials to overcome cosmic challenges.
  •  Get hands-on as we craft models demonstrating rocket launches, sample collection mechanisms, and the intricate stability of space vehicles. 
  • Ever wondered what messages and treasures we’d send beyond our solar system? We’ll explore the intriguing concept of assembling artefacts and messages in a capsule, potentially to be discovered by extraterrestrial beings.

Join us on this cosmic odyssey, where we’ll blend imagination with scientific inquiry. Whether you dream of exploring space, creating innovative designs, or pondering interstellar communication, Space Explorers invites you to embark on an out-of-this-world adventure!

Space Explorers

Space Explorers is a brand new course here at UK Virtual school, that ventures beyond our atmosphere, exploring the wonders and mysteries of outer space. Delve into the captivating realms of space missions, cosmic discoveries, and the limitless potential of exploring the unknown.Students will uncover a diverse range of topics. From learning about the history of space exploration to understanding the science behind celestial bodies, galaxies, and the vastness of the universe, there’s a galaxy of knowledge waiting to be explored.

Discover the innovations that have shaped our understanding of space, from telescopes that peer into the depths of the cosmos to the remarkable technologies driving modern space exploration. Dive into the stories of astronauts, their missions, and the challenges they face in the vacuum of space. But it’s not just about science and technology. Students will ponder those big questions surrounding space, contemplate the potential for life beyond Earth, and even engage in discussions about the ethics of space travel and colonisation.

Get set for hands-on experiments, engaging discussions, and a cosmic journey that thrives on innovation and curiosity. So, fellow Space Explorers, get ready to soar into the unknown and expand your horizons!

Live Interactive Course – Immerse yourself in a dynamic virtual classroom experience led by our very own UKVS Instructor. Engage in real-time discussions, ask questions, and participate in interactive activities. This option ensures a personalized and engaging learning journey throughout the school year!

Video Bundle CoursePrefer a self-paced approach? Opt for our Short Course Bundle, allowing you to learn at your own speed and convenience. Access high-quality video content, detailed lessons, and comprehensive materials that cater to your unique learning preferences.


Additional information

Type of Course

Video Course – Mission to the Stars (Term 3), Live Interactive Course – Mission to the Stars (Term 3)

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Short Course Bundle - Term 2


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