Einstein's Birthday Party

Aimed at primary level, the twelve activities within this pack explore forces and solids, liquids and gases in the context of a birthday party for Albert Einstein. Designed to demonstrate key ideas and concepts and to spark an interest in science, they could be used in class or within a science week or club. The activities promote investigative work and communication skills and include: making slime, bubble tennis and racing balloon rockets. Teachers' notes are provided within the pack and include concise summaries of the science involved in the activities. A Welsh language version of the pack is also available to download, which provides a Welsh student section. This resource is part of the British Science Association’s National Science & Engineering Week activity pack series.

Show health and safety information

Please be aware that resources have been published on the website in the form that they were originally supplied. This means that procedures reflect general practice and standards applicable at the time resources were produced and cannot be assumed to be acceptable today. Website users are fully responsible for ensuring that any activity, including practical work, which they carry out is in accordance with current regulations related to health and safety and that an appropriate risk assessment has been carried out.


Published by


Share this resource

Lists that tag this content