Science Matters develops fun educational
learning activities for all ages. Here are some examples of these activities in practice.
Mr Zippy's Trainers
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
This 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
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
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 Bubbles
Giant bubbles, multiple bubbles and bubble painting. Investigating
different bubble solutions.
What is it like inside a bubble? View Science of Bubbles photo
Fun with forensics
Whodunit? Fingerprints and forensic analyses. Ink testing and
alibi confirmations. Photofits. View fun with forensics photo gallery
DNA, 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 Day
Children make their own real slime, potions and even wizard hats
at this well received event at Whitgift Community Centre.
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.