JAXA Space Education Center published its activity report on the fiscal year 2019 (April 2019 - March 2020). PDF version is available for download here.
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Making use of the varied knowledge, technologies, data and results gained through space activities, the Space Education Center develops education support activities for primary and junior high school children through partnerships with schools and local communities.
A cross-curricular approach is available for lessons that feature space. Through partnerships with schoolteachers, we work to create classroom lessons to nurture children’s ability to learn.
The Space Education Center provides JAXA’s original learning programs for primary and junior high and high school students. We also foster and support educators who conduct space education activities with JAXA throughout Japan.
We provide experience-based learning programs in the field of space aeronautics. We also provide support for young people to develop their perspective through opportunities such as participation in international space education activities, in cooperation with space agencies around the world.
The Space Education Center website provides useful information on space education within its pages, including “Find materials” and “Video Materials.”
Images, educational materials, and videos
Images, educational materials, and videos owned by JAXA are provided for use depending on the purpose.
A space education information magazine for young people
It introduces space education activities and explains in plain language topics related to space, which may be used in the practice of space education.
Educational materials useful for space education
Links are provided to information useful for space education, including rocket, satellite, and earth observation images.
The Space Education Center is engaged in various initiatives to promote space education, enhance people’s understanding of it, and expand its boundaries.
Space Education Center organizes forums and symposiums for people involved with space education, so they may exchange information directly with each other.
The Space Education Center is engaged in research into and study of the significance and results of space education from the academic point of view.
The Space Education Center expands the boundaries of space education through partnerships with companies.
Efforts to Promote Space Education