Aimed at primary level, this pack contains a range of different activities which take sixty seconds and are intended to stretch the imagination. The activities cover a mixture of topics including: materials and their properties, Earth and space, forces, living things and their habitats, mathematical puzzles and design and technology.

Designed for use in class or as part of a science week or club, they promote investigative work and communication skills and include: designing a sixty second timer, making a Möbius strip, measuring sixty seconds on a sundial and making a Cartesian diver. Teachers' notes are provided within the pack and include concise summaries of the science involved in the investigations.

This resource is part of the British Science Association’s National Science & Engineering Week activity pack series.

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