Students create their own book as they plan and execute a mission to the Red Planet. Super-flexible and easy-to-use, these free teaching resources are split into chapters with over 60 hours of activities, lesson plan templates, self-evaluations, curriculum links, multimedia content, and fun ways to track progress.
1. Work through the diary chapter-by-chapter
2. Pick-and-mix individual activitiesBrowse the activities →
No matter how you choose to use the Mars Diary, everything is freely downloadable or printable so you can work on- or offline. Plan your lessons in advance, download what you need, then head to the classroom...
No matter how you use the programme, you’ll always have access to our Teacher Toolkit, which contains downloadable lesson plan templates, evaluation resources, curriculum links, multimedia content, and fun ways to track progress.Explore the toolkit →
We're sending you further into space than any human has ever been. You're going to Mars. Excited? You should be!Tim Peake, ESA Astronaut
The Mars Diary effectively brings together a number of different curriculum areas to create an exciting cross curricular learning experience. It will encourage and inspire children to investigate the wonders of the universe.Paul Cameron, Primary Teacher
Each chapter has led to infinite possibilities in all curricular areas.Jennifer Love, Primary Teacher (Space Diary)