New British Science Week resources


We’ve uploaded a fantastic array of new resources to the website, take a look!

Download our Activity Packs

Start planning your classroom activities for British Science Week 2016 with our FREE Spaces for Science: Science in Spaces Activity Packs!

This year the theme is all about the different spaces where science can be found and done. We’re focusing on 5 different types of space: open space, outer space, digital space, built space and personal space.

The two packs, one for Primary and one for Secondary, each have a variety of activities to run in your classroom, including information about what you’ll need and how to extend the activities if you’d like to take them further.

There’s something for everyone

Resource Pack One – Primary School students

Build a pyramid fit for Egyptian Kings and Queens, investigate why things break and amaze your students with electro dough. Test if you have what it takes to become an astronaut, explore personal space and colourful space and build a Wi-Fi blocker.

Resource Pack Two –  Secondary School students

Discover the social impact of 3D printing, investigate automatic lighting and build a telescope. Explore the ‘Stroop effect’, find out how acidic your rain is, and create a wireless signal blockade.

Suit your students’ needs
Adapt and extend the activities to suit your students’ needs and the curriculum you are delivering.

Don’t forget about our CREST Star Awards

Many of the activities can count towards CREST Star Awards. Further CREST Star resources can be downloaded for free

Enter the British Science Week poster competition!

The poster competition this year mirrors the theme of our activity packs, Spaces for Science: Science in Spaces, encouraging young people to think about and investigate all the different spaces in which we find and ‘do’ science.  There are a range of age categories – from Nursery/Reception to Years 7 – 9

Young people should do some investigation into their ideas about the theme and present them as a poster.