We make fun, inclusive books and visual literacy learning materials that empower children of all ages, all abilities and all learning styles. Our tactile, dynamic method allows kids to use their own ingenuity to develop three crucial elements of literacy:Vocabulary
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Principia Space Diary is back, giving thousands of schoolchildren the chance to become space experts as they learn about British European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake’s historic space mission Curved House Kids and author Lucy Hawking today launch the second Principia Space Diary programme, exactly one year after British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake blasted off on his Principia space mission. The Space Diary is a pioneering primary science scheme first created in 2015-16 as one of the UK Space Agency-funded education outreach projects supporting Tim Peake’s mission. It was an instant hit, attracting an estimated 60,000 children in 1500 schools…
Tim Peake is heading off on his post-flight tour of the UK this month, visiting all four UK national capitals along with Leicester, Manchester, Salford and Glasgow. NASA astronaut and crewmate Tim Kopra will join Tim for the visits to Edinburgh, Belfast and London. Tim will be giving presentations at each city, giving his first-hand account about life onboard the ISS and talking about the important science experiments he conducted during his mission. As part of Tim’s Principia mission, the UK Space Agency has invested £3 million in the biggest education and outreach initiative ever undertaken for an ESA…
Curved House Kids are an energetic educational publisher with a focus on visual literacy and visual methodologies. We aim to make the art of communication achievable for all children, regardless of their skill level or circumstances. We take a democratic approach to learning and visual literacy is our secret weapon! If this sounds like your kind of approach and you’re a practicing teacher in the UK, read on… This year we have run the Principia Space Diary programme in partnership with Lucy Hawking and Queen Mary University of London. This programme has been funded by the UK Space Agency as one of nine educational outreach…
Watch the Soyuz undocking, re-entry and landing LIVE When to tune in (BST) Your quick guide to re-entry timeline shown in British Summer Time (GMT+1) 04:00 Farewell and hatch closing. Crew members will then change into their Sokul spacesuits. 06:15 Soyuz capsule undocks from the ISS. 09:15 Deorbit burn to place Soyuz capsule on its re-entry trajectory. 09:49 Soyuz capsule separates from the orbital module and the heat shield peels away layer by layer. 10:00 Parachutes deploy. 10:15 Soft Landing Engines are fired and the Soyuz capsule lands. Post-landing schedule (BST) On landing, the recovery…