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DO Try This At Home

Here’s a series of activities young people and adults alike can enjoy. Supervision of young people is advised.

A free downloadable certificate is available to show you have completed an activity.

Tasting With Our Eyes? (Adults)

Find out how our vision affects our sense of taste in this interesting experiment with white wine! (ADULTS ONLY!)

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Tasting With Our Eyes? (Kids)

Find out how our vision affects our sense of taste in this interesting experiment with flavoured water!

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Genetics In The Kitchen

Learn how to extract DNA from fruit using nothing but household objects!

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Geochemistry Gardening Part 1

Separate out the colours of nature using household materials and some leaves!

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Mini MRI Machine

Use this paper craft activity to build your own model MRI Machine!

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The Eatwell Guide

Families with children 8-12 years old

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Let’s Be Melodramatic!

Try out interesting acting techniques from the world of 19th Century Theatre!

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Build An Animal

See if you can correctly place the internal organs inside different animals!

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Cards & Climate

Explore weather and climate through postcards, and see how the changing climate might impact them!

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Cookie Archaeology

See how an archaeological dig works using cookies!

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Match The Methane

Try this online quiz to see if you can match the animal to the amount of methane it produces!

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Code Breakers

Use semaphore like an 1800s sailor to send secret messages!

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Colour The Seas

Download this printable colouring in sheet of the SS Great Britain!

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Build A Cell

Make a model of the amazing insides of an animal cell with kit you can find at home!

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Build A Trilobite

Cut and paste out the three pieces of this iconic prehistoric animal!

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Bouncy Ball Olympics and The Dunlop Test

Find out how to do your own science investigation using bouncy balls.

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Using HeLa cells to stop virus infection

We want you to design your own virus, we created the Giggletilly virus – for a virus that gives you the giggles!

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Geochemistry Gardening Part 2

Learn about how molecules of the Earth help us answer questions about the past when they happened 1,000s of years ago.

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Create An Aerofoil

Using food dye and a hair dryer to learn about how wings create lift on planes.

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Bending Rainbows: Detection of tiny plastic

Is it possible to detect small plastic which are invisible to our eye?

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Make your own seaweed fertiliser

Discover how to make useful things from green seaweed blooms

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SUPERBUGS!

What are superbugs and how do we stop them?

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BREATH ANALYZING SENSOR

Let us detect diabetes using breath analysing sensor!

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Let’s Trap Some Light

Learn how to make your own solar panel.

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Advanced Electron Microscopy of Semiconductors

How does crystal shape affect the properties of the materials?  

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