Mobile phone spectroscopy | Royal Society of Chemistry
Turn your phone into a your very own laboratory equipment with this simple to follow experiment!
Make your own bath bomb | Royal Society of Chemistry
Join the Royal Society of Chemistry and find out how you can make your own bath bomb!
Mineral in A Smartphone poster | The Geological Society
Scientific Scissors | Biochemical Society
Scientific Scissors is a hands-on activity aimed at informing and debating about the applications and ethics of genome editing.
You can download the materials to run this activity yourself.
Medicine Makers | British Pharmacological Society
Medicine Makers is a hands-on activity developed by the Biochemical Society and the British Pharmacological Society.
It introduces participants to the basic mechanism of how painkillers work in our bodies, looking at how our bodies respond to pain and how these medicines help us to overcome it.
Pharmacology quiz | British Pharmacological Society
Challenge yourself to a pharmacology quiz!
Do you know your breakthroughs from your placebos? Discover the origins of certain medicines, how prescribing has changed over time, and how technology has changed how we discover and use medicines.
This quiz was developed for those aged 16+ by Dr Chris Threapleton, a doctor specialising in clinical pharmacology based at St George's Hospital in London.
How do drugs work | British Pharmacological Society
A leaflet introducing pharmacology and where our medicines come from.
Marvellous Mixtures | Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre, University of Edinburgh
Children and adults can work together as a team to find out if they can separate a leafy mixture and get hands-on with chromatography and find out how this technique is used in real-life science.
The workbook can be downloaded from the EBSOC website, follow the instructions and get hands-on with some science in your kitchen... and also collect a certificate!
Big Balloon Blow Up | Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre, University of Edinburgh
Children and adults can work together as a team to find out more.
Wonder with Worms | Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre, University of Edinburgh
Children and adults need to work together as a team to find out more. Do worms prefer wet or dry places? Use this Science @Home investigation to find out, and discover how our scientists study animal behaviour.
Download the workbook from the EBSOC website, follow the instructions and get hands-on with worms at home. Don't forget to collect a certificate!
Rocky Shore Ecology | Field Studies Council
Watch FSC tutor, Jack, up in Scotland investigating zonation on a rock shore and introducing some great rocky shore organisms. You can find further resources for this activity on the FSC website.
Relationships in an ecosystem | Field Studies Council
Watch FSC tutor, in North Wales investigate freshwater ecosystems and the relationships between the organisms living there. You can find further resources for this activity on the FSC website.
Habitat exploration | Field Studies Council
Watch FSC tutor, Lou, and her amazing Tortoises investigate habitats in and around your garden and look for minibeasts. You can find further resources for this activity on the FSC website.
Soil exploration | Field Studies Council
Watch FSC tutor, Lou, investigate soil and the importance in nature. Lots of facts and activities to try out yourselves. You can find further resources for this activity on the FSC website.
Using environmental DNA (eDNA) in fish conservation | Fisheries Society of the British Isles
Did you know that one small bottle of seawater could contain DNA traces from hundreds of fish?
If we want to help protect fish from threats like climate change or overfishing, it is important to know where different species live.
Molly Zachur, a marine biologist, looks for this environmental DNA (eDNA) in the environment as a short cut to identifying which fishes are present in her sampling area.
Race to Sleep | The Physiological Society
This board game activity helps highlight the lifestyle behaviours required to have a good night’s sleep and maintain healthy well-being.
The Circadian Body Clock | The Physiological Society
This interactive activity shows what a circadian rhythm is and how it influences our behaviours and physiology including sleep across the day-night cycle.
Tricky Trawling game | Zoological Society of London
Put your fishing skills to the test - play Tricky Trawling! This fun and informative online game teaches players about Greenland’s seafloor animals, the impacts of trawling and sustainable fishery.