British
Science
Week
2019

8-17 March

Thanks for taking part in British Science Week 2019. Join us again in 2020 between 6-15 March!

Getting started

Getting involved in British Science Week is really easy, and you can take part in lots of different ways.

Plan your activities

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Plan your British Science Week 2019!

Activity packs

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Our 2019 activity packs are themed around ‘journeys.’ Find out more here

Citizen science

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Our 2019 citizen science partnership is with Operation Weather Rescue

Run with the Ancestors

Take a step back in time and learn more about the fascinating history of Britain in 5k or 10k

Our sponsors

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Find out about our 2019 supporters and how you can get involved.

Poster competition

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The theme for the 2019 poster competition is 'journeys'

Feedback

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We’d love to hear your feedback on British Science Week.

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News & information

It’s official! We’re obsessed: discussing the weather is most ‘British’ trait

It’s official! We’re obsessed: discussing the weather is most ‘British’ trait

It’s official! We’re obsessed: discussing the weather is most ‘British’ trait  A poll of 2,000 people found discussing the weather is the most stereotypical ‘British’ trait, ahead of drinking tea and queuing This British Science Week (8-17 March), the British Science Association and Operation Weather Rescue are asking Brits to…

Reading Rocks’ STEMsational books for British Science Week

Reading Rocks’ STEMsational books for British Science Week

Today is World Book Day, which coincidentally falls on the eve of our own British Science Week! To mark the occasion, we’re delighted to host a guest piece from Heather Wright from Reading Rocks, who has put together some excellent reading picks for British Science Week. Find out more below. This…

Become a citizen scientist for British Science Week!

Become a citizen scientist for British Science Week!

We are delighted to announce that the citizen science project for British Science Week 2019 will be: Operation Weather Rescue. Operation Weather Rescue is run by a team of meteorologists and climate scientists who want to build a legacy of environmental information that will contribute to new discoveries and answers questions about our…