Activity ideas for British Science Week 2024 - Time (secondary)

These resources can be used to support British Science Week 2024 activities around the theme of 'Time'.

Suitable for secondary level.  



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Can We Travel through Time?

Bob explains that time slows down closer to massive bodies. Alice is lowered down towards a black hole. Bob ages differently to Alice, and when they are reunited Bob is much older than Alice – explained by Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity.

The sands of time

This Catalyst article looks at how plants colonise sandy beaches, producing dune systems and ultimately new land.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2017, Volume 27, Issue 3.

Catalyst is a science magazine for students...

Produced by ARKive, these materials use Darwin and the voyage of the Beagle as a context to explore a number of topics around adaptation, variation, natural selection and evolution. The activities are designed to be used as a set or individually, alongside your existing resources. The resources look at:


Algal Balls - Photosynthesis Using Algae Wrapped in Jelly Balls

This reliable practical allows students to use algae to look at the rate of photosynthesis with quantifiable and replicable results. In this protocol, the green alga Scenedesmus quadricauda is immobilised in alginate beads. Changes in the colour of hydrogen carbonate indicator solution (also called...