On Thursday 30th November thousands of schools pupils, teachers and education professionals will be joining virtual sessions as part of the Protecting Our Planet Day 2023 (POP23). This live-stream schools event provides sessions and class activities from passionate people working to protect our planet both on Earth and Space.
POP23 presenters will be live at Dynamic Earth, an ASDC member, exploring our incredible ecosystems through their interactive spaces and places.
This inspiring event is run by the UK Space Education Office (ESERO-UK) at STEM Learning, in collaboration with the European Space Agency and the UK Space Agency. POP23 boasts an interactive and inspiring programme of climate change experts, exciting sessions, and effective actions.
Key highlights from the programme include:
Discover how going into space is protecting our planet with a live-link up from the European Space Agency’s Center for Earth Observation in Italy.
Hear from ESA and the international humanitarian community how satellite data plays a huge role in the rapid response to major disaster situations and helps save lives.
POP23 presenters live at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh, exploring our incredible ecosystems through their interactive spaces and places.
Live session introduction from experts on the RRS Sir David Attenborough, one of the most advanced polar research vessels in the world.
Exclusive live session with Planet Earth III producers featuring stories from the current series on the amazing ability nature has to adapt in the face of climate change.
Going live with those closer to home with the Living Earth/Living Wales project and the recent research by Boaty McBoatface around the UK coastline.
Beam in live to the Rainforest Biome at the Eden Project in Cornwall for an interactive, live streamed primary school session.
Meet the Co-Founder of the first UK team to win the £1m Earthshot Prize, the world’s most prestigious environmental prize, launched by the Prince of Wales and Sir David Attenborough.
Meet hidden heroes already working on innovations and research in the UK.
Learn about their journeys from studying STEM subjects to protecting our planet.
Hear an awesome STEM backstory with Meganne Christian - from studying science to becoming a scientist out in Antarctica to being selected to join the ESA astronaut class of 2022.
Join in the STEM CLUBS HOUR finale from Dynamic Earth with a huge range of inspirational climate change resources from ESERO-UK and our supporters.
A new TWILIGHT FOR TEACHERS session by the Natural History Museum, introducing the new initiative, the National Education Nature Park.