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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Are you a team from United Kingdom and want to participate in the Moon Camp challenge?

Timeline

Challenge Launch
21 September 2023
Registration opens on the 21/09/2023
Learn more about the Moon by completing the Moon Camp challenge activities
Develop your Moon Camp project
Submit your project on the platform

Teacher / educator preparation:
Create a plan of action for your team
Participate in the teacher training modules (dates to be announced)
Webinar
4 October 2023
Webinar for Primary level teachers
Time: 16:00 GMT
Registrations and more information through the national organiser page.
Webinar
5 October 2023
Webinar for Secondary level teachers
Time: 16:00 GMT
Registrations and more information through the national organiser page.
Deadline for submissions
25 April 2024
Website closes for submissions on the 25/04/2024
Make sure you submit your projects before the deadline!
Post-Challenge
May 2024
Certificates of participation will be sent to the students and mentors
All valid projects will be uploaded to the Moon Camp gallery
Final online event
May 2024

Virtual event with an ESA astronaut and space experts, open to all the participants that submitted a valid project

National Organiser

National partners

Teams from United Kingdom

Team name School City Category

Amelie and Olivia

Swingate

Rochester

Augmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

Lilian and Amelie

Swingate

Rochester

Augmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

Fred and Max

Swingate

Rochester

Augmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

Freddie

Swingate

Rochester

Augmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

Harleyu and Elija

Swingate

Rochester

Augmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

Leah and Jess

Swingate

Rochester

Augmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

Bonnie and Lottie

Swingate

Rochester

Augmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

Darcy and Aniya

Swingate

Rochester

Augmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

Louie and Frankie

Swingate

Rochester

Augmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

Jacob and Josh

Swingate

Rochester

Augmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

Raegan and Amy

Swingate

Rochester

Augmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

Oliver and Kai

Swingate

Rochester

Augmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

Reuben and Jude

Swingate

Rochester

Augmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

STEM Club

Philip Morant School

Colchester

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts3D Printing3D PrintingRoboticsRobotics

Moon Camp Cerys

Merton Park Primary School

London

3D Design3D Design

Moon Camp Rhys

Merton Park Primary School

London

3D Design3D Design

Just Learn 1

Just Learn

Bognor Regis

3D Design3D Design

STEM Club Team 2

Philip Morant School

Colchester

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

STEM Team 3

Philip Morant School

Colchester

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

Team Mercury

Just Learn

Bognor Regis

3D Design3D Design

Just Learn Team 2

Just Learn

Bognor Regis

3D Design3D Design

Eurohover

Just Learn

Bognor Regis

3D Design3D Design

NOVIS

The Henrietta Barnett School

London

3D Design3D Design

Highgate Terraformers

Highgate primary school

Haringey, London

3D Design3D Design

Springwood STEM Club

Springwood High School

Kings Lynn

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts3D Design3D Design

Ravenscote – Hopkins

Ravenscote Junior School

Frimley

3D Design3D DesignAugmented and Virtual RealityAugmented and Virtual Reality

Ravenscote – Moon survivors

Ravenscote Junior School

Frimley

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

Ravenscote – Rayees

Ravenscote Junior School

Frimley

3D Design3D Design

Ravenscote – Tobie

Ravenscote Junior School

Frimley

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

Year 4SE

Burbage Primary School

Buxton

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

Year 5

Burbage Primary School

Buxton

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

Year 1 SG

Burbage Primary School

Buxton

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

Year 1 HS

Burbage Primary School

Buxton

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

Year 6 1

Burbage Primary School

Buxton

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

Year 6 2

Burbage Primary School

Buxton

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

Year 6 3

Burbage Primary School

Buxton

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

Year 6 4

Burbage Primary School

Buxton

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

Year 6 5

Burbage Primary School

Buxton

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

Year 6 6

Burbage Primary School

Buxton

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

Year 6 7

Burbage Primary School

Buxton

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

EYFS L

Burbage Primary School

Buxton

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

EYFS PF

Burbage Primary School

Buxton

Arts & CraftsArts & Crafts

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Welcome to our planet with trees and animals.

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Rochester,United Kingdom”]Christmas Planet
Welcome to our Christmas planet.

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Rochester,United Kingdom”]Fred and Max
Welcome to our planet with rockets to travel.

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Rochester,United Kingdom”]Freddie’s Galaxy
My planet is in a galaxy.

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Rochester,United Kingdom”]Harley and Elija
Welcome to our planet.

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Rochester,United Kingdom”]Leah and Jess
Welcome to our Planet

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Rochester,United Kingdom”]Bonnie and Lottie
Welcome to our Galaxy.

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Rochester,United Kingdom”]Darcy and Aniya
Welcome to our planet.

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Rochester,United Kingdom”]Frankie and Louie
Welcome to our planet

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Rochester,United Kingdom”]Jacob and Josh
Welcome to our planet.

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Rochester,United Kingdom”]Raegan and Amy
Welcome to our planet

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Rochester,United Kingdom”]Oliver and Kai
Welcome to our planet.

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Rochester,United Kingdom”]Rueben and Jude
Welcome to our planet.

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Colchester,United Kingdom”]To create a habitat on Mars
To create a way to transport equipment to mars, and then build accommodation using automated 3D printers. Our research led us to looking at how 3D printers can be controlled remotely from Earth, a bit like the Perseverance rover.

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”London,United Kingdom”]Moon Camp Cerys
I wanted the astronauts to be comfortable in their moon camp. So I built a cinema, ‘tents’ for activities like reading books and playing card games and a canteen for astronauts to eat lunch. There is large lake where the. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”London,United Kingdom”]Spacey Moon Camp
The astronauts live inside the buildings and tunnels to protect them from the cold and the heat on the moon. They need a rocket to go back to earth to get their food and meet their friends. The rocket launch pad is on the top of. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Bognor Regis,United Kingdom”]Ice Rocket Experiment
I have designed a minature rocket to go to the moon to test if ice can survive inside the rocket. It’s features are a nose con for a realistic rocket look. It is suited for the moon because it is made out of heavy materials so it. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Colchester,United Kingdom”]Moon Housing
A place for scientists to safely live and work whilst exploring the moon and researching its surface and possible underground minerals

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Colchester,United Kingdom”]Moon Housing
We chose to build a house on the moon mostly because even though there has been many talks on the mission of living on mars we thought it may be more realistic if we chose the moon as we have been advancing our technology to reach. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Bognor Regis,United Kingdom”]Mercury Rover Project
The rover has 20 (it’s pretty much 40 as one wheel is made our of two for reinforcements) wheels which rotate every direction, they can either sync (the middle one will not sync), half sync (two sections sync together), or not. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Bognor Regis,United Kingdom”]Lunar Lander
It is a apollo esc lunar lander design with  ascent and decent stages that will undock from a larger command module in orbit of the moon
Or some sort of lunar space station.
.The capsule would carry one person to and back from the. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Bognor Regis,United Kingdom”]Eurohover
The machine (which will be called the Eurohover because it is a hovercraft) will set out to explore the icy land Europa (which is one of the moons that orbit Jupiter). The machine can withstand very cold climates so it would be. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”London,United Kingdom”]NOVIS – a space settlement
Our proposed settlement Novis will act as a transport hub to supply and receive goods from the Hermian surface. Located in a 200 km orbit above Mercury, it will make use of multiple propulsion systems and innovative structural. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Haringey, London,United Kingdom”]Mars base – research laboratory with Storm barrier.
Designed using tinker cad, the students considered what was essential for a habitable Mars base for 6 scientists. They considered buildings that could be 3D printed on the Martian surface to limit payload weight on the journey. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Kings Lynn,United Kingdom”]Moon camp design
Students have designed and then built a model of a moon camp, using clay, cardboard, and balloons. They then labelled their models with the words for the required materials in German.

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Frimley,United Kingdom”]Moon camp – Minecraft
Hi, this is our Moon Camp DT project which we have built in Minecraft.
We have created a glass dome which acts as a forcefield to make sure that none of the astronauts float away from their Moon Camp.
Astronaut Brian Space Camp, . . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Frimley,United Kingdom”]Moon survivors
We have crafted a moon camp to enable people to survive on the moon, we have made this out of cardboard rolls, tin foil, newspaper, pipe cleaners and paint.
We have made an oxygen and Emergency Dome
“The Hong Kong House”
With. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Frimley,United Kingdom”]Magnificent Waasa-Albar
I have created a moon base which has a rocket in case we need to fly home. It also has 3 rooms. Room 1 is the entrance and air lock, it has an alien friendly laser system. Room 2 is the living quarters. Room 3 is the science lab.. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Frimley,United Kingdom”]Moon camp rocket ship
My rocket-ship has 6 engines, 2 wings, a body and a pointy top. It also has red
Flames. The engines give it enough power to reach the moon and the wings help it change direction. The pointy top helps it go faster and the body has. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Buxton,United Kingdom”]Moon Camp for Bob (The Man on the Moon)
This is our moon camp. We built it by ourselves. It is for Bob (The man on the moon) to live in. It has got a radiation shield, a water pump, satellite dishes, solar panels, greenhouses and labs, as well as shelter everywhere.. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Buxton,United Kingdom”]Year 5 Moon Camp
Our Moon camp has social spaces, bunk beds and scientific labs for computers and testing. In a deep crater, we are breaking up the ice to melt into water. It passes through filtration systems and gets pumped around the camp. . . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Buxton,United Kingdom”]The Way Back Home Moon Camp
We read the story ‘The Way Back Home’ and thought about all the things that the boy and the alien would need to help them live on the moon. We built shelters to live in, greenhouses for plants for food, solar panels for energy and. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Buxton,United Kingdom”]The Way Back Home Moon Camp 1HS
We read the story ‘The Way Back Home’ and thought about all the things that the boy and the alien would need to help them live on the moon. We built shelters to live in, greenhouses for plants for food, solar panels for energy and. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Buxton,United Kingdom”]Moon Camp 1
We created a Moon Camp for a group of school children to live on (based on the book ‘Field Trip to the Moon’. It had to be colourful because they liked using crayons. In our structure, there are water tanks (two domes) to produce. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Buxton,United Kingdom”]Moon Camp 2
We created a Moon Camp for people to live on the Moon for long periods of time – including the school children from the book ‘Field Trip to the Moon’. It has solar panels that are high up to generate as much energy as possible.. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Buxton,United Kingdom”]Moon Camp 3
We used transparent material to act as a dome to make a green house, using wire as a structural support. We used cut-up CDs to represent solar panels which are there to power our systems and create electricity.  We have this to. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Buxton,United Kingdom”]Moon Camp 4
Within our Moon Camp, we have included a plethora of useful resources to enable survival on the Moon – more specifically the children from the book ‘Field Trip to the Moon’. Additionally, we added a waterwheel to provide both. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Buxton,United Kingdom”]Moon Camp 5
We used a large box as a base for our Moon Camp. We used a plethora of colours to hopefully convince the aliens from the book (A Field Trip to the Moon) that we are friendly. We used cardboard nets to create different rooms to. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Buxton,United Kingdom”]Moon Camp 6
The main area is the colourful section. It is colourful so that the aliens from our book (Field Trip to the Moon) do not get scared.  It is a food ‘hang-out area’. There are two dormitories that are silver because they have solar. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Buxton,United Kingdom”]Moon Camp 7
We made a ladder which could go into the main bedroom where the school children (from the book ‘Field Trip to the Moon’) can relax. We have a greenhouse for growing all the food and a big tree which provides them with oxygen.. . .

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Buxton,United Kingdom”]EYFS Moon Camp 1
The 4 and 5 year old children each designed and made a model to contribute to a moon camp for Suzy Orbit, Astronaut.

[/leaflet-marker][leaflet-marker address=”Buxton,United Kingdom”]EYFS Moon Camp 2
The aged 4 and 5 years old children learnt about the moon and all decided to design and make a rocket.

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Amelie and Olivia
Amelie and Olivia
Christmas Planet
Lilian and Amelie
Fred and Max
Fred and Max

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