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

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,…

The best citizen science campaigns to do in lockdown!

The best citizen science campaigns to do in lockdown!

There has been a big increase in the uptake of Zooniverse citizen science projects since the lockdown was first announced in March. The British Science Week team love these projects, and include them regularly as part of our annual 10-day celebrations. Some of the projects still need your help to…