2 02/07/2013ESERO-UK Teacher Conference 2013 UKSEDS is the UK’s student space society, created in 1988 providing a platform for students to get involved in the international space community. We have 1200+ members and 25+ branches all over the UK. We are in fact the UK chapter of the worldwide SEDS movement, founded in 1980. About Us
3 02/07/2013ESERO-UK Teacher Conference 2013 To promote the exploration of space, and the research and development of space-related technologies. To provide a forum through which students can become involved in the international space community. To motivate students to excel in space-related fields. To share in the advancing knowledge and growing benefits to be reaped from space. To improve space-related education through both academic work and hands-on projects. Our Mission
4 02/07/2013ESERO-UK Teacher Conference 2013 We run a number of space events and projects which give the opportunity to gain skills and hands-on experience of space technology. Our members develop leadership skills by planning, designing and running real space-projects. To encourage the participation of school students, we organise outreach programmes through STEMNET and science festivals. How to get involved?
5 02/07/2013ESERO-UK Teacher Conference 2013 1-day workshops include rocketry, satellite programming, robotics, high altitude ballooning,etc. Our annual National Student Space Conference features talks by leading space science and industry figures sharing the knowledge of space. Summer Astronomy Camps. Our Events
7 02/07/2013ESERO-UK Teacher Conference 2013 Past projects: Asteroid Search Campaign, REXUS: PoleCATS and SUSat, Globe at Night. Bristol Pico3 Satellite Subsystem and Bristol Rockoon. Future Projects: UK Space Science Heritage Project, Rocketry, Balloons. Members can propose their own project and we help them get funding from space industry. Our Projects
9 02/07/2013ESERO-UK Teacher Conference 2013 Part of our mission is to improve space education. Key Activities Science Fairs Schools talks School activities Supporting other events Our Outreach email@example.com Past outreach at: Big Bang Fair-London 2013 Oxford Science Festival 2013. Cheltenham Science Festival 2013. Big Bang West Midlands and South West 2013.
11 02/07/2013ESERO-UK Teacher Conference 2013 In order to provide active participation of school students, we are in the process of organising an outreach programmes in schools. Active UKSEDS participation in the World Space Week ( 4 th – 10 th October 2013) Providing mentors to the UK CanSat competition organised by ESERO. Outreach at the London Science Festival 2013. Future Outreach
13 02/07/2013ESERO-UK Teacher Conference 2013 We are very keen to get affiliated with schools and do our outreach activities with them to inspire the students to pursue space- related education in universities and space careers. To provide our skilled volunteers as mentors for the student teams of the UK CanSat Competition organised by ESERO. We have a school guide on our website which provides information on how schools can get involved in space activities. UKSEDS outreach in Schools
14 02/07/2013ESERO-UK Teacher Conference 2013 If you like to know more about our events and outreach, please visit website: www.ukseds.orgwww.ukseds.org Follow us on twitter @UKSEDS and facebook: www.facebook.com/UKSEDS www.facebook.com/UKSEDS Subscribe to Ecliptic, our newsletter, on our website to stay updated with our projects, events and outreach. For outreach programmes in schools, send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will organise outreach in your school. email@example.com Contact Us
15 02/07/2013ESERO-UK Teacher Conference 2013 If you have any questions, you can get in contact with me later in the day. Thank you!