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Space Scoop is a weekly news service for children aged 8+ that shares the latest astronomical discoveries with children as they happen.

Space Scoop

By sharing the latest astronomical news with young children as they happen, Space Scoop aims to change the way science is often perceived by youngsters as an outdated and dull subject within which every discovery has been made, and to inspire them to develop a curiosity and passion for learning that will last throughout their lives. The articles are available in multiple languages and formats.
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Astronomy news for children aged 8+

“Space Scoop brings news from around the Universe for children around the world”

Sarah Eve Roberts, Science Editor

By sharing the latest astronomical news with young children as they happen, Space Scoop aims to change the way science is often perceived by youngsters as an outdated and dull subject within which every discovery has been made, and to inspire them to develop a curiosity and passion for learning that will last throughout their lives.

Space Scoop covers the topics of astronomy and earth science as they embody a unique combination of scientific and cultural aspects: Our awe-inspiring Universe captures the imagination of children, making it a great stepping-stone to introduce youngsters to science and technology, while the vastness and beauty of the Universe and our small, blue planet within it provides a special perspective that can help broaden the mind, stimulate a sense of global citizenship and tolerance, and encourage a respect for the planet.

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Innovation Overview
8 - 18
Age Group
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Children/Users
1
Country
2011
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Learn about the latest astronomy discoveries each week!
Space Scoop covers the most exciting, up-to-date Astronomy news each week in up to 33 languages!
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Use our glossary to learn about lots of Astronomy topics
The Space Scoop website has a child-friendly glossary of astronomy terms, great for introducing a huge range of topics!
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Have fun with a game of Space Scoop Storytelling
Space Scoop Storytelling is a classroom activity suitable for ALL AGES that uses Space Scoop articles to teach children about journalism and get them practising their creativity and communication skills.
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Enjoy our stunning Space Scoop newspaper (single edition)
We made a single edition traditional newspaper to share the most exciting Space Scoop stories in a new way.
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