British Science Week is an annual ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) kicking off 10-19 March, and run by the British Science Association (BSA).

The Week is a longstanding calendar event for schools, community groups, libraries, museums, galleries, businesses and other institutions.

Each year, we work with a range of partners to produce four activity packs, helping to support educators, families and community groups with their British Science Week plans. This year’s packs are based around the theme of ‘Connections’.

Download the activity packs

The aim of British Science Week is to inspire those who might not typically get involved in science to take part in a way that is relevant to them. The packs are low-resource and offer other tips such as guidance on sourcing STEM ambassadors and finding equipment.

Each activity pack is aimed at a different audience:

The activities are extremely varied, and encourage links between science and other topics such as art, history and politics. They can be carried out in a number of settings such as nurseries, schools and at home.

The packs were created with the support of our brilliant sponsors; find out more about them on the British Science Week website.

Beyond the activity packs

More ideas, updates and inspiration for celebrating British Science Week are available on the website and social media channels.

Thank you to UKRI and 3M for their continued support of the activity packs.

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