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Free activities

Celebrate National Science & Engineering Week with these fun free activities...

Hands-on activities to try at home

Find out how you can turn everyday household objects into awesome science activities

Mass participation project 2014

Take part in the online Flusurvey and help researchers understand how flu spreads.


Test your knowledge and challenge your family & friends too!

Online activities

Free science inspired games to play online

Origami fold a frog activity

Take our origami folding challenge

Get Engineering activity pack

A collection of great engineering inspired activities to try at your events

Ideas Factory sessions

Looking for inspiration for your NSEW event? Come along to one of our NSEW Ideas Factory event in your local area!