6-15 March

British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths that will take place between 5-14 March 2021!

Getting started

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

Activity packs


The 2020 activity packs were themed around 'Our diverse planet'

Citizen science


You came in your thousands to help our 2020 project tackle deforestation and sustainability

Smashing Stereotypes


Celebrating the diverse people and careers in science & engineering!

Our partners


Thank you to our supporters and partners



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News & information

A sneak peek at British Science Week 2021

A sneak peek at British Science Week 2021

It has been a very challenging time since British Science Week 2020, and especially so for teachers, community groups and others involved in organising events throughout the UK. Preparations are already well underway for British Science Week 2021, and we wanted to let you in on a few of the…

Poster competition 2020 winners announced!

We are delighted to announce the winners and runners up of this year’s poster competition! The theme for 2020 was Our diverse planet, and we received over 6,000 entries! We have one winner and two runner ups for each of the four categories: Early years, Infant, Junior and Secondary. We…

New home-based activity packs launched

New home-based activity packs launched

The British Science Association is proud to announce it has created a new library of science-based activities for children to do in line with the national curriculum during the lockdown period.    The library, which includes packs of Star and Superstar-level activities for children between five and 11 years old,…