Science Workshops
Science Club Support
After School Science Clubs
Challenges

Science Workshops

Fun, educational hands on science delivered on a class, year or whole school basis, across the UK. These are ideal for Science Weeks and Days.

  • Practical and Memorable Science
  • Flexibility and Choice - Each class can do a different workshop
  • Tailored for a range of ages and abilities
  • Strong reputation for professional and engaging delivery

Science Club STEMBOX

Practical support and resources for those who want to set up a science club, or run one off science activities. We make it easy to get started:

  • Complete set of resources and great teaching notes
  • Wide choice of experiments
  • You choose how and when to deliver
  • Resources delivered and collected
  • Teacher only events offered

After School Science Clubs

We run weekly After School Primary Science clubs for our partner schools.These are designed to inspire and enthuse boys and girls of all abilities and learning styles:

  • Tailored experiments,for all ages and abilities
  • Practical science - safe, supervised and exciting
  • Beat the Scientist
  • Investigator Awards

Challenge Activities

Inspiring practical STEM activities for older pupils at Key Stages 3 and 4. They are designed to help develop team working and a range of scientific skills. An inspiring one off activity - though we take many repeated bookings from schools - either for the same or a new Challenge:

  • We can cover a whole year group in a day
  • Great way to inspire pupils to careers in Science and Engineering
  • Great post exam and end of term activities
  • Develops team work and a range of scientific skills
Working in Partnership
British Science Association Childrens University East EAZ First Edition Royal Air Force Tomorrows Achievers
Most Popular - Workshops

Teeth

We tend to take our teeth for granted – until they hurt!

This workshop relates to the curriculum topics of Animals including Humans and we investigate what our teeth say about us as human beings and compare them with other animals teeth.

Each child will make a model of a set of real human teeth to decorate later in class and then take-home. 

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Healthy Hearts

Its anatomy, naming the parts and how it works, investigating pulse, disease and healthy life styles

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Heart Dissection

Linked to Animals including Humans curriculum, this is probably our most unforgettable workshop.

Under our close supervision, using tried and tested techniques, your children will have the opportunity to carry out the dissection of a real heart. This workshop really brings anatomy to life and is a unique learning experience for children.

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Biscuit Brainstorm

Good observation skills are crucial for a scientist. Biscuit Brainstorm is a great way of developing those skills

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Teeth

We tend to take our teeth for granted – until they hurt!

This workshop relates to the curriculum topics of Animals including Humans and we investigate what our teeth say about us as human beings and compare them with other animals teeth.

Each child will make a model of a set of real human teeth to decorate later in class and then take-home. 

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Heart Dissection

Linked to Animals including Humans curriculum, this is probably our most unforgettable workshop.

Under our close supervision, using tried and tested techniques, your children will have the opportunity to carry out the dissection of a real heart. This workshop really brings anatomy to life and is a unique learning experience for children.

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Water Cycle

A safe practical Chemistry experiment which steps through the water cycle. Students prove to themselves their de-salination experiment through creating and drinking a fresh water drink at the end of the experiment.

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Firework Science

Investigate the science behind fireworks. Practical safe investigations using Bunsen burners, The Periodic Table and some real wow moments.

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Elastic Racers

A box of construction materials a couple of elastic bands and limited time – whose vehicle will go the furthest?

Energy, Forces, Friction, Fun! 1 – 1½ hours Yr 2 upwards

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The Dart

This usually takes 3 sessions and is best as an after school activity.

Here we understand flight and energy through a real balsa wood, rubber band powered aircraft - make your own, test it and take home.

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Density Column

This workshop explores the density of liquids and solids through making and experimenting with floating liquids. Its good visual hands on learning as yet again its a case of discovery through "make your own" .

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CSI Bloodsplatters

You have to lose a lot of blood to kill a human so this is going to be a messy one!

 

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Mars Lander

Can you land your delicate spacecraft (a raw egg) safely from space? "Space" -That's the highest point in school we can find. We will show you all of the tools and techniques you need for success.

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Elastic Racers

A box of construction materials a couple of elastic bands and limited time – whose vehicle will go the furthest?

Energy, Forces, Friction, Fun! 1 – 1½ hours Yr 2 upwards

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The Dart

This usually takes 3 sessions and is best as an after school activity.

Here we understand flight and energy through a real balsa wood, rubber band powered aircraft - make your own, test it and take home.

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CSI Shoeprints

It is amazing what you can work out from a shoeprint…Who? Where? What? When?

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Most Popular - Challenge Workshops

Mars Lander

Can you land your delicate spacecraft (a raw egg) safely from space? "Space" -That's the highest point in school we can find. We will show you all of the tools and techniques you need for success.

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Elastic Racers

A box of construction materials a couple of elastic bands and limited time – whose vehicle will go the furthest?

Energy, Forces, Friction, Fun! 1 – 1½ hours Yr 2 upwards

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Egg Tower Challenge

Let's build the tallest tower to support an egg, using simple materials and great design.

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Marble Energy Ball Challenge

A fun challenge to keep a marble rolling for as long as possible with limited resources. It is a stand alone workshop with excellent opportunities for creativity and imagination.

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News - All things Hands On

Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2014

19th November 2014

For the 4 years it has been running we have been proud to support the Abu Dhabi Science Festival. Last year…

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STEM Support for Primary and Secondary Schools.

18th November 2014

We are currently experiencing a high volume of enquiries from Primary and Secondary STEM lead teachers looking for support. We…

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Booking up for Science Week 2015

11th November 2014

On the ball primary teachers have been emailing us  at mark@hands-on-science.co.uk with bookings for their science weeks next term. Planning…

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Water Cycle Praise from Birmingham Primary School

7th November 2014

Thank you for another lovely day Mark- the year 3 staff were telling everyone about how great it was in…

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