Welcome to week two of STEM Career of the Week! This week we're looking at Astronomers.

Astronomer Activities 


Astronomers study the universe and how it works with the aim of pushing the boundaries when it comes to what we humans know about the universe. The study of astronomy is in fact the oldest of the natural sciences!

Download our activity sheet to find out more about this exciting STEM role and to test your skills by designing and building your own telescope to study the night sky!

Astronomer Activity Sheet


Check out our Facebook page to find out what astronomers get up to on a daily basis from a real-life professional.


If you feel excited about the idea of a career as an astronomer, check out our Facebook page for tips on how to get started.