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

Tim Peake’s Descent Module

Up and down the UK Tim Peake has captured every child's imagination in his journey into space.

In June he is due to return to earth. How will he get back safely?

This workshop challenges the children to build a save and cost effective descent module for Tim to use to land safely.

contact us now for more details about this workshop

View Workshop Details

Healthy Bodies

Healthy Bodies rely on children making healthy choices. They will meet and advise Samantha the skeleton, helping her make healthy choices with her diet, dental hygiene and exercise. Your children will carry out experiments to discover just how much fat there is in a Crisp and how much sugar in a can of coke.

We will play a healthy eating game and meet tooth decay up close and personal.

We don’t forget about looking after our hearts too, you will meet a giant heart and a clogged artery.

View Workshop Details

Digestion

This workshop brings the KS2 Science Curriculum Animals Including Humans topic to life - dealing with things children just love to explore. 

They will learn about the key organs and functions in the digestion system and get to create their own digestion process - from start to finish.

View Workshop Details

Electricity Circuits

How can you bring Electricity to life for KS1 and KS2 children? With our fantastic hands on Electricity Circuits workshop, of course. This workshop meets Yr 4 & Yr 6 Statutory and Non Statutory requirements of the National Science Curriculum.

View Workshop Details
View All Workshops
Most Popular - Science Workshops

Tim Peake’s Descent Module

Up and down the UK Tim Peake has captured every child's imagination in his journey into space.

In June he is due to return to earth. How will he get back safely?

This workshop challenges the children to build a save and cost effective descent module for Tim to use to land safely.

contact us now for more details about this workshop

View Workshop Details

Digestion

This workshop brings the KS2 Science Curriculum Animals Including Humans topic to life - dealing with things children just love to explore. 

They will learn about the key organs and functions in the digestion system and get to create their own digestion process - from start to finish.

View Workshop Details

Electricity Circuits

How can you bring Electricity to life for KS1 and KS2 children? With our fantastic hands on Electricity Circuits workshop, of course. This workshop meets Yr 4 & Yr 6 Statutory and Non Statutory requirements of the National Science Curriculum.

View Workshop Details

Skeletons

Meet Samantha our child sized skeleton, learn about bones and healthy diet, help us look at some Xrays then make your own Skeleton to take home.

 

View Workshop Details
View All Workshops
Most Popular - Science Club STEMBOX

Digestion

This workshop brings the KS2 Science Curriculum Animals Including Humans topic to life - dealing with things children just love to explore. 

They will learn about the key organs and functions in the digestion system and get to create their own digestion process - from start to finish.

View Workshop Details

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. y

View Workshop Details

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. Children work in teams, buy their materials in the workshop and the winning team produces the safest and cheapest Mars Lander 

View Workshop Details

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 1 upwards

View Workshop Details
View All Workshops
Most Popular - After School Workshops

Digestion

This workshop brings the KS2 Science Curriculum Animals Including Humans topic to life - dealing with things children just love to explore. 

They will learn about the key organs and functions in the digestion system and get to create their own digestion process - from start to finish.

View Workshop Details

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. y

View Workshop Details

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. Children work in teams, buy their materials in the workshop and the winning team produces the safest and cheapest Mars Lander 

View Workshop Details

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 1 upwards

View Workshop Details
View All Workshops
Most Popular - Challenge Workshops

Disaster Recovery River Crossing

Working as a team, design, buy the materials for and then build your own powered relief vehicle and bridge to deliver relief supplies. 

The winning team conquers the most challenges in the most cost effective way.

 

View Workshop Details

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. Children work in teams, buy their materials in the workshop and the winning team produces the safest and cheapest Mars Lander 

View Workshop Details

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 1 upwards

View Workshop Details

Egg Tower Challenge

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

View Workshop Details
View All Workshops
News - All things Hands On

Positive Vibes for Hands on Science

29th June 2016

We were first time visitors to Birmingham school Sommerville last week. Here’s great feedback from the Head: “Hi Mark, First…

View Story

Inspiring Future Scientists – a True Story

26th June 2016

Our aim is to inspire the young about science – and this email from Phoebe who came to our Hands…

View Story

Hands on Science and OFSTED

22nd June 2016

We love it when Hands on Science is recognised by OFSTED. We recently received news from Reedswoode Academy about how…

View Story

Congratulations to Tim Peake

18th June 2016

Congratulations to Tim Peake on his successful descent to earth today. If you would like your children to get involved…

View Story
View News Archive