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British Science Week: primary activity pack (2021)

Designed for British Science Week 2021 on the theme of “Innovating for the future”, this resource contains a range of different activities suitable for a whole school science week. Designed with Home Learning in mind. There is lots of support for parents supporting activities at home and for teachers running sessions remotely. It also includes a section on how to invite a STEM Ambassador to your science week to provide a video session talking about their job and how it links to science and technology.

The activities cover a range of topics and include:

  • Recording school electricity usage
  • Jenga Herd Immunity
  • Debating selective breeding of animals for food
  • Creating a model showing gut bacteria
  • Making a spectroscope
  • Designing a Robo-Bug
  • Building a weather station

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

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