School visits for British Science Week?

Please note we are now fully booked for school visits for BSW but you can still have awesome fun science events at your school! Find out more about our school visits, such as cost and activities, by clicking on the button here:
For Teachers


FREE Science for girls during British Science Week!

Join us for the girl-powered ARTineers workshop on Saturday 9th March at Barnstaple Library. This special event is just for British Science Week and we’re making the science of engineering more attractive to girls through hands-on and creative activities! There are 2 sessions to choose from: 10-12 (full) & 1-3pm.
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WHAT IS ARTineers?ARTineers is a 2 hour workshop is a blend of Art & Engineering, using examples of biomimicry seen in everyday designs to inspire our own artwork piece. The event has been funded by the British Science Association, which means we can offer this event for free and for girls only.
The workshop is led by local scientist, Ruth from Sciencedipity & local artist, Hannah from Hannah’s Art Pod.

March 9th at Barnstaple Library, choose either the 10-12 (FULLY BOOKED) or the 1-3pm session.

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WHY ARTineers?
Did you know that the UK has the lowest percentage of female engineering professionals in Europe, at less than 10%, yet make up almost half of the workforce! There are several initiatives to alter this gender gap, by making physics and engineering more attractive subjects for women to study. We hope that the ARTineers workshop will offer an alternative look at engineering & design which will appeal to girls.

ACTIVITY DETAILS
First discover the amazing and beautiful patterns & fractals seen in nature, get close to some of these using microscopes. We explore how these patterns ave been used in structural and functional designs all around us, this is termed Biomimicry. We’ll each create our own collage artwork inspired by the patterns and examples we have seen.


Tiverton Lighsabers & Lava BSW event

Inspired by the Star Wars movies, make cool lightsaber cards that actually light up, and make a bubbling lava lamp to take home.
On Sunday March 10th at Old Heathcoat School Community centre – 60 minute hands-on science workshop for children aged 6-12.
Choose either 10-11 or 11.15-12.15
£7 per child
You can drop your children off or stay and join in, under 6s welcome but with their adult helping.

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Barnstaple Wake-Up Science BSW event

Wake-Up Science is on Saturday March 16th – hands on science all about the science involved in getting up in the morning!

We’ll test for iron in our cereal, investigate toothpastes (1 x crest award) (take home), make soap & sherbet (take homes).

For all primary school aged children
1-3pm at Barnstaple Library


Exeter Wake-Up Science BSW event

Wake-Up Science is on Sunday March 17th – hands on science all about the science involved in getting up in the morning!

We’ll test for iron in our cereal, investigate toothpastes (1 x crest award) (take home), make soap & sherbet (take homes).

For all primary school aged children
1-3pm at Exeter Central Library


HOW TO BOOK?

Please book on any of these events using the calendar below.

Find the event in the list and click on it…..add the number of tickets you’d like and click on the date in bold……enter your details and read the important info and BOOK!