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Space & STEAM Projects

Our Mission is to promote Science, Technology and Space in Schools and Communities throughout North Wales

LEGO AstronautWith our LEGO Education, Minecraft Education and Digital Skills we’re delivering workshops and promoting Space Science in Schools and Communities, and provide news about local opportunities in the Space Sector on our website, Facebook and Twitter. We also produce and share our lesson plans, curriculum resources, handouts and other materials available for free on our e-learning platform.

Our goal is to provide opportunities to young people throughout North Wales opportunities to use our LEGO Education resources and expertise to encourage learning about the Space sector and for everyone to find out about local opportunities in their communities throughout North Wales. Our sessions are delivered in fun and exciting ways, which is an ideal way of engaging and improving skills.

Contact us or call 01745 33 44 82 if you would like to find out more about our range of Space Education Workshops. We also provide custom tailored sessions and mobile learning to suite your requirements for any activities.

Our Funded Space Projects

Welsh GovernmentAll SySTEMs Go Project – January 2016 to March 2018

The G2G Communities CIC ‘All SySTEMs Go’ project, supported by the National Science Academy (NSA) and Welsh Government, will run between January 2016 and March 2018. It will use LEGO Education robotics and other resources to highlight the potential of STEAM related education, training and employment with regard to the new opportunities expected as part of the Welsh Space Strategy.

As a LEGO Education Innovation Studio G2G Communities CIC will be using a range of LEGO; iPad, Minecraft, Kerbal Edu, and other resources to make STEAM fun and exciting.

Would you like us to visit your school?

From now until March, 2018 we will be visiting Schools in and around North Wales to deliver enrichment activities as part of the All SySTEMs Go Project. Using our LEGO Education and other resources we will be providing Key stage 2 and 3 students and teachers the opportunities to build robots, learn programming and explore the careers available in the Space Sector.

All Systems Go Logo
All SySTEMs Go Logo Designed by Pown Hughes (aged 10), Ysgol Llywelyn

Full STEAM Ahead’ Space Exploration Education Grant – October 2016 to March 2017

We are one of eight organisations across the UK to be awarded for exciting new education and outreach activities projects. The UK Space Agency are delighted to be able to support these projects, which represent a diverse selection of cross-curricular activities that meet it’s education objectives in encouraging children to take up STEAM subjects, raise awareness of careers in space-related areas, and raise awareness of the UK’s exploration programme.

The Northern Space Consortium CIC

The Northern Space Consortium CICG2G Communities CIC is working in partnership with the NSC to promote the space industry across North Wales and the North of England. The NSC is comprised of passionate professionals from across a broad range of disciplines, from environmental consultants to bona fide rocket engineers, IT experts, industry legends and entrepreneurs. The Northern Space Consortium is the only advocacy group in the North of England dedicated to informing & introducing new and existing businesses to the tremendous opportunities presented by the well established, yet rapidly growing, UK space industry. Our aim is to engage, connect and coordinate with a range of businesses from multiple industries so as to help them take full advantage of the £40 billion opportunity envisaged in the UK by 2030.

Our Space STEAM Articles, Resources & Information

We have a range of Space STEAM materials, lesson plans, curriculum resources and handouts which are available on our website. Like our Space Projects Page on Facebook.com/SpaceSTEM or follow us on Twitter.com/G2GCommunities. Filter the resources below by clicking the text buttons, click an image below to find out more information.

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  • UKSPACE2017
    This years UK Space Conference ran from the 30th of May till the 1st of June at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, chaired by Jeremy Curtis from the UK Space Agency and Eli...
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    UK SPACE CONFERENCE 2017
  • Full Steam Ahead Event
    UK Space Agency & G2G Communities ‘Full STEAM Ahead’ Event The final event for the G2G Communities CIC and UK Space Agency programme (Full STEAM Ahead) was held on Friday 10th...
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    Full STEAM Ahead Space Event
  • All SySTEMs Go
    A Rhyl based not for profit organisation working throughout North Wales in some of the highest areas of deprivation has been awarded a second space project to highlight future educ...
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    Space Exploration Education ...
  • World Space Week
    Saturday October 1st marks the beginning of World Space Week, a week set aside by the United Nations to celebrate the benefits of Space in the community and to promote excitement o...
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    World Space Week 2016
  • MSL_Spacecraft_Staff
    Thinking about Space Industry Careers, Science and Related Industries in and around North Wales? North England, the Midlands and north Wales all have the potential to make a signi...
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    Space Industry Careers
  • St Asaph Optic Centre
    G2G Communities were pleased to be asked to have an exhibition stand at the opening of the Space Incubation Units at OpTic St Asaph on Tuesday 6th July.The incubation units...
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    OpTIC Space Incubation Progr...
  • All SySTEMs Go Logo Competition Winner
    Thank you to everyone that took part in our All SySTEMs Go Logo Competition, we had so many wonderful entries, which made it incredibly difficult to choose a winner for the project...
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    All SySTEMs Go Logo Competit...
  • TimPeakeFlag
    Get together with friends at home or look out for larger events in your area on the 18th of June 2016 and celebrate the return of Astronaut Tim Peake. Dress as Astronauts, eat Spac...
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    Tim Peake Return Celebration...
  • British Juno
    The 18th of May will mark 25 years since the first British born citizen blasted off into space Watch the CNN archive footage below of the First British Astronaut Helen Sharman fly...
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    Project JUNO 25th Anniversar...
  • London Marathon LOGO
    Tim Peak runs the London Marathon in Space At 10am on the 24th of April Tim Peake ran the Virgin Money London Marathon, for the Princes Trust. Running the 26.2 miles (42.2 Km) on ...
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    Train like an Astronaut
  • LIGO facility
    The sound of two black holes approaching one another and then becoming one 100 years ago, Einstein published a paper called "Näherungsweise Integration der Feldgleichungen der Gra...
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    Black holes and Gravitationa...
  • Learn about Space
    The Competition - A Creative Launch! Win some great prizes for you, your pupils and your School, design the All SySTEMs Go Logo. We are looking for creative, imaginative designs i...
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    All SySTEMs Go Logo Competit...
  • Lego Rocket Crane and Soyuz rocket
    America and Russia have very different ways of building rockets In America NASA's VAB (Formerly Vertical Assembly Building, now Vehicle Assembly Building) rockets are assembled v...
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    Rocket Assembly
  • TGO Simulation
    On the 11th of March 2016 the Proton Rocket, that will lift the first ExoMars Satellite and lander from the Earth and transport to Mars, was taken to the launch site in Kazakhstan....
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    ExoMars Takes Off
  • The Soyuz spacecraft approaches the International Space Station
    Blue Peter presenter Lindsey, competition winner Troy and UK ESA astronaut, Tim Peake with the patch. By Max Alexander from the UK Space Agency. How did Tim Peake become an Astron...
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    Tim Peake and Principia
  • The National Student Space Conference 2016
    This years UKSEDS conference took place 5th and 6th of March 2016 in Sheffield. Link to official website ukseds.org or follow #NSSC16KEYNOTE: On the 5th of March the conference...
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    The National Student Space C...
  • We have Lift Off Funded by the Welsh Government and the NSA (National Science Academy), G2G Communities CIC sets off on its journey to inspire a generation of Welsh Space Scientis...
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    All SySTEMs Go - New Project...
  • Space Shuttle Landing
    Would you like us to visit your school? From now until March, 2018 we will be visiting thirty-five Schools in and around North Wales to deliver enrichment activities. Using our LE...
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    Register Your School
  • Earth from Space
    The Space community is made up of students, academics and professionals all cooperating to explore and develop Space for the benefit of all the people on Earth. Space programs are ...
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    Space Resources
  • Space Resources & Games
    Space Science - Educational Resources & GamesMore resources coming soon.Websites we want to share with you BBC Bitesize. To Celebrate the launch of Tim Peake the BBC has ...
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    Educational Resources & Game...
  • Women Space
    The 11th of February 2016 marked the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Women are often overlooked for their Scientific accomplishments and so the United Nation...
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    International Day of Women a...
  • Space Launch
    Launching into 2016 the 'All SySTEMs Go' project is now live, our primary goal is to provide opportunities to young people at Key Stage 2 and 3 and to encourage learning about the ...
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    All SySTEMs Go Launch
  • LEGO MoreToMath
    Using LEGO bricks coupled with real life understanding, pupils will feel encouraged and motivated to think, write and speak freely about maths. LEGO MoreToMath includes curriculum ...
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    LEGO MoreToMath
  • Scratch Programming Christchurch School
    Use Scratch to create interactive stories, games, art, simulations and animations and share with others around the world and program our LEGO Robots. Scratch is designed to be fun...
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    Scratch Coding and LEGO Robo...
  • New EV3 Models
    LEGO NXT & EV3’s enable students to build, program and test their solutions based on real life robotics technology. It will give students an introduction to programming, using ...
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    LEGO NXT & EV3 Robots
  • LEGO WeDo
    Through the use of LEGO WeDo Education software and construction materials pupils will be guided through the process of building a robot which they can then program to behave in sp...
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    LEGO WeDo Robotics
  • All SySTEMs Go
    G2G Communities encourage learners to use technical skills, build tools to solve problems, from using apps to make animations to designing and making moving vehicles powered by ban...
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    Come & Explore Space with us...

Let’s get Social and talk about Space & Science

Check out our latest posts below from Facebook.com/SpaceSTEM and Twitter.com/G2GCommunities to see what we are up to, and how we are using LEGO Education to promote Space & Science. Call us on 01745 334 482 or contact us to find out more.

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