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Science Matters Activities

Science Matters develops fun educational learning activities for all ages. Here are some examples of these activities in practice.

Mr Zippy's Trainers

Mr Zippy's TrainersThis activity was originally designed for the Lincolnshire & Rutland EBP as an Internet Science Challenge. It has also been used this year as the West Lindsey Primary Science Challenge. The Mr Zippy's Trainers activity can be used with children and adults alike as the photos show!

An interactive ICT activity which allows the design of trainers on the computer. This is complimented by a practical activity (designed by Kirsty Champ) to construct the trainers out of cardboard. View Mr Zippy's Trainers photo gallery

Mr Zippy's Trainers activity is now available online

Kitchen Chaos

Kitchen ChaosThis activity was originally designed for the Lincolnshire & Rutland EBP as an Internet Science Challenge. It has been used this year as the West Lindsey Primary Science Challenge.

Kitchen Chaos is an interactive ICT activity which allows problem solving by carrying out scientific investigations. This is complimented by a practical activity that provides a hands-on opportunity to solve the problem of SooperSavers Supermarket. It involves the use of kitchen chemistry. Great for adults and children alike ! View Kitchen Chaos photo gallery

Kitchen Chaos activity is now available online

Slimy ScienceSlimy Science

Enjoying Slimy Science A look at the applications of viscoelastic liquids. Otherwise known as ‘Slime and Gloop’. Hands-on practical activities. View Slimy Science photo gallery

Soapy ScienceSoapy Science

Making soap by hand. A practical session giving opportunities to discuss sustainable, renewable resources and an insight into life in the Caribbean. View Soapy Science photo gallery

The Science of BubblesThe Science of Bubbles

Giant bubbles, multiple bubbles and bubble painting. Investigating different bubble solutions.

What is it like inside a bubble? View Science of Bubbles photo gallery

Fun with ForensicsFun with forensics

Whodunit? Fingerprints and forensic analyses. Ink testing and alibi confirmations. Photofits. View fun with forensics photo gallery

DNA, a recipe for lifeDNA, A recipe for life

A practical session which enables the understanding of the structure of DNA and why it is so important to us. Plus the opportunity to create the structure using sweets!
View DNA photo gallery

Harry Potter DayHarry Potter Day

Children make their own real slime, potions and even wizard hats at this well received event at Whitgift Community Centre.
View Harry Potter Day photo gallery


We can customise activities to suit available resources, time and age group etc. For more infomation please contact Science Matters
on 01469 574161, or by email

 

Why Science Matters?

Science Matters Activities are great for making Science both fun and interesting for groups of all ages and sizes.

Tailor made activities and resources

Science Matters welcomes discussion and dialogue when creating resources. Although there is a wide range available it is always possible to provide new activities when required.

Friendly and approachable staff

Science Matters is always happy to discuss requirements and NEVER assumes any prior knowledge of the education system or science. Whatever you want to do - be it a fun evening at Brownies, a school science week, SATS revision or ‘Something on Science’ at WI then Science Matters can help.

Wide range of activities for all ages

Science Matters aims to appeal to all. Activities can be modified for all age groups.

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