Getting started

Getting involved in British Science Week is really easy to do and you can take part in loads of different ways.

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Activity packs

Our 2016 activity packs are themed around five different types of space...


We hope you have a fantastic time during British Science Week - and we'd love to hear what you think.

Citizen science

Bat-related citizen science projects for BSW 2016

Demo Day

An annual campaign to encourage hands-on science demos in schools.

Poster competition

Create a poster and enter our competition. The theme for 2017 will be announced soon.


An easy and popular way to take part in the celebrations

The Story Collider

19:00 - 17 March, 2016

The Round Chapel, Lower Clapton Road, Hackney, London, E5 0PU

British Science Association

Join us for an evening of true, personal stories with a science twist.

Hosted by The Story Collider founder Ben Lillie, this is the first event of a new partnership between The Story Collider and t…

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3M Customer Innovation Centre visit – Bohunt School, Wokingham’

09:00 - 11 March, 2016

3M Centre, Cain Road, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8HT

3M United Kingdom plc

Behind the Scenes Event

Pupils from three feeder schools to the new Bohunt School Wokingham, which opens in September 2016. The aim is to show how science is applied to life, every day.

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Behind the Scenes of Cancer Research UK

14:00 - 16 March, 2016

Somers Cancer Research Building MP824 Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 6YD

Cancer Research UK

Behind the Scenes Event

Come along to see what happens inside a real-life cancer research laboratory. This Behind the Scenes opportunity is a chance to see exactly how researchers are fighting cancer in your local area. You…

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