National Science and Engineering Week

National Science and Engineering Week
British Science Association
Wellcome Wolfson Building
165 Queen’s Gate
London
Greater London
SW7 5HD
England

Website

www.britishscienceassociation.org/web/nsew/

E-mail

nsew@britishscienceassociation.org

Telephone

0870 770 7101

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

Get inspired with the wonders of science and engineering by either attending an event or trying our "try this at home" activities at home. If you can't wait until March, check out your nearest science centre for a year-round programme of events and hands-on activities!

Venue Type:

Campaign or initiative

Opening hours

Dependent on events

Admission charges

Dependent on events

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

The future of science

  • 18 March 2013 — 22 November 2014 *on now

The opening of weather station and solar dome plus other whole school events

Where

Dixons Allerton Academy
Rhodesway, allerton
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD8 0HD

Admission

Non required

Forensic Outreach and Ward's Science Present "FBI's Mission Decipher: Codebreakers and the Battle of Anghiari."

  • 17 March — 28 April 2014 *on now

Forensic Outreach and Ward's Science have partnered with a real-life FBI codebreaker and prominent forensic scientists to create an innovative competition open to secondary school-aged children worldwide. Available entirely online, download our competition lesson plans to enter and win prizes.

Where

Forensic Outreach
PO Box 51732,
London
NW1 9RX

Admission

There is an entry fee required for each school to participate. See our website (during NSEW) for further details. Please refer to our website for further information on how to enter your school into this innovative new competition. The website will feature a booking system (which will be live during NSEW) that will take payment and registration. Please note that this competition is being coordinated entirely online so that it is accessible to as many students as possible.

Website

http://www.forensicoutreach.com/competition

Mini Bug Hunt - Zoolab

  • 23 May 2014 1:30-3pm

The Mini beast bug hunt is an outdoor workshop which stimulates childrens interest in creatures and their environment. They will learn some special techniques and use a range of scientific equipment to collect bugs from their natural environment and have the chance to hold a range of invertebrates.

Where

Burston Community PrimarybSchool
Crown Green, Burston
Diss
Norfolk
IP22 5TZ

Admission

There are limited spaces for this event due to the size of the school. We have 35 spaces for the event, 24 of which are taken by children from the Burston Tivetshall Partnership. If there is an interest in the remaining spaces please phone: 01379741256

Mini Bug Hunt - Zoolab

  • 23 May 2014 1:30-3pm

The Mini beast bug hunt is an outdoor workshop which stimulates childrens interest in creatures and their environment. They will learn some special techniques and use a range of scientific equipment to collect bugs from their natural environment and have the chance to hold a range of invertebrates.

Where

Burston Community PrimarybSchool
Crown Green, Burston
Diss
Norfolk
IP22 5TZ

Admission

There are limited spaces for this event due to the size of the school. We have 35 spaces for the event, 24 of which are taken by children from the Burston Tivetshall Partnership. If there is an interest in the remaining spaces please phone: 01379741256

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