Planning for Science Week 2022 (11-20 March)? We're here to help.
The theme this year is growth. So whether it's plants, animal life cycles or growing gases we've got virtual visits to get your pupils thinking about this theme from all angles!
Animal ZOOm Session
Bringing the zoo to you. Meet our real-life Animal Ambassadors and their experienced zoo keeper, Becky- live on screen! Tailored to any year group, topic, or theme of your choice.
Dinosaurs… What were they? What did they do? How did they do it? Why were they so BIG? There are so many different dinosaurs to choose from, let's discover some of our favourites.
Earth and Space
Lift off planet Earth as Dr Ken takes you on a voyage of discovery around the solar system. Discover if the Moon is made of cheese and what it takes to be an astronaut. An amazing addition to your space topic.
Evolution with Dr Helen
Take trip 2 billion years back in time with palaeontologist Dr Helen. Meet some amazing and extraordinary fossil creatures – some of whom were your ancestors – and discover the story of evolution.
Meerkats and More!
During your session you will meet the meerkats plus a selection of other African animals and learn about how they are adapted to live in their habitats. There will be time for your questions too!
Plastic pollution comes in many shapes and sizes but is all harmful to our planet. Discover some amazing facts, and learn how you can help to make a cleaner world for marine creatures and humans!
Science …The Best Bits
A fantastic virtual science show with loads of curriculum links and inspiration! Space, Electricity, Plants, Animals (including Dinosaurs) and of course...plenty of incredible demonstrations!
Super Sonic Sideshow
Sound is a crucial part of how we sense and experience the world around us – but what is it? Deep in the top secret Wonderstruck workshop we explore the mysteries of sound and vibration.
The Digestive System
Take a whistle-stop tour through the digestive system and discover how our food goes from chew...to poo! Your class will be left feeling amazed (and possibly a little disgusted!) at what our bodies can do.
Be A Fossil Detective!
Become a palaeontologist! Meet some amazing ancient creatures (well, bits of them!) and play some games, in this prehistoric science session exploring fossil bones, teeth, shells & much more.
Dinosaurs & Animals!
Learn all about dinosaurs! Have a close up look at some genuine fossils and say hello to some modern day, real-life animals and compare them to the prehistoric life you have learnt about.
Electricity is a wonder. There is magic to be had learning both how it works and how we use it. Your class will be electricity experts after this awesome visit. Different sessions for year 4 and year 6.
Forces and Energy
Pay an explosive virtual visit to the Wonderstruck workshop and their expert scientists. You will explore different types of energy and how we use them to do useful work. Get ready for an incredible show!
My Feelings and Me
Learn about your feelings, and how you can help yourself and others to be happy and healthy. This hands-on session with brain experts uses stories and activities to help kids understand resilience & mental health.
Rocks, Soils and Fossils
Rocks are everywhere and soils are below us. There's different sorts and so many wonders: granite, slate and chalk all form in different ways and places. And of course ... fossils! So simple and yet marvellous!
Amaze your class with facts about different types of skeleton, what they are made of and what they do. You'll take a closer look at the human skeleton and discover our different bones.
Prepare to be shocked and amazed in this demonstration packed tour of your brain and senses. You will find out all about how your senses work and explore questions like why food tastes funny when you have a cold!
Your Carbon Footprint
Using simple demonstrations, Dr Helen - a palaeoclimatologist - explains the complex subject of climate change, helping pupils to come up with ideas on how to reduce their carbon footprints.
Dr Ken presents several amazing tricks and stunts demonstrating how magicians use different states of matter and changing materials in their effects. A spectacular and memorable show!
Earth Sun and Moon
If the Sun were a beach ball, how big would the Earth be? Why does the Moon glow? Learn about the Earth, Sun and Moon, and why we have days and years, using a globe, scale models, lights and games.
Evolution and Adaptation
Did you know that birds evolved from dinosaurs? Learn how we know that and much more in this exciting talk on the Tree of Life and Adaptation. With fossils, realistic animal models, and educational games.
Forces and Magnets
Dr Ken takes you on a voyage of discovery investigating how circus performers make use of different forces to entertain their audiences with their tricks and stunts. A show like no other!
The perfect session for any pupils learning about plants. Find out: what plants are, what they need and what they do. See a variety of weird and wonderful specimens up close and ask an expert your questions.
School of Noise
What is sound? How do we hear? What is the rumbling noise our stomachs make called? Learn about this and a lot more as you explore the science of sound with experts from the School of Noise.
States of Matter
Solids liquids and gasses aka states of matter. From freezing to condensing, evaporating and melting, your class will have a solid(!) understanding by the end of this informative and entertaining session.
The Circulatory System
In this session on blood, the heart and the circulatory system, pupils will discover the different components of the blood and its functions, how it is transported around the body and take a close up look at a heart!