British Science Week

The UK's widest grassroots celebration of all things science and engineering


Show me content for... +

Show me content for...
Professional development
Families & teenagers (aged 12+)
Families (children aged 12 & under)



Register with us and you can....

  • Sign up to our free e-communications
  • Become a member of the Association
  • Create your own web account, & post comments
  • Be part of British Science Festival
  • Save your favourite items


Keep up to date with the latest news from the British Science Assocation. Sign up to our RSS feeds and take us with you when you are on the move.

You are here

In this section...

What's on

Choose from...

Click to find an event near you...

National Science & Engineering Week in Merthyr Tydfil

Saturday, 23 March, 2013 - 14:00 to 16:00

We invite you to come to a fun interactive family friendly event to celebrate the National Science & Engineering Week. The event aims to raise awareness of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics to young people and their parents. We hope to encourage parents and their children to consider careers in these industries, and of course, to have some fun while learning and trying something new. Activities/Workshops: - Raspberry Pi – a credit-card sized computer - Solar energy (car & house model kit) - Line Follower Robot – basic technology for self-driven cars - Flash Anzan competition – Practice your memory & mental calculation skills - Augmented reality – Come and interact with virtual reality! - Makey Makey – anything can be a video game controller like... a banana!! - Piezoelectricity - converting pressure, movement, vibration and sound to electricity! - Internal Combustion Engine – model kit - Paper circuit / flash light –make a paper circuit & a flash light made of paper - Rubiks cube – Come and learn how to do it. Can you do it with your eyes closed? - Forensic Science – Find out who stole the cookies!! - Fuel Cell Hydrogen (model kit) – a model monster truck that runs on salt water?! - Cryptography - the science of secret writing. Can you break the code and find the hidden message?

Booking information: 
Chemistry, Electronics, Engineering, Environmental Science, Maths and Technology
Age group: 
Contact details
Mirco Cordeiro
01443 742704
Join the debate...
Log in or register to post comments