Programme Sparks

15. Be a Scientist




  • Ingredients and equipment for your chosen experiments
  • Visits to or from Scientists
  One meeting. 

Programme Spark

9th - 18th March 2018 is national Science Week and the theme for this year is Exploration and Discovery.

During this week, we challenge you to carry out or start a number of Science, Technology or Engineering experiments. For each one predict and record the results. 

Adapting for each Section


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The scale and complexity of your experiments should change for each Section, along with their level of involvement in carrying them out. 



  • Experiment



  • Scientist



  • Astronautics
  • Meteorologist



  • Science and Technology
Can the activity be run through Peer Leadership?   No - To ensure the experiments work correctly, adults should lead this activity. However the young people should be involved in the setting up of each experiment. 
Can the activity be run by Young Leaders?   Yes

Useful Links

British Science Week Activity Packs

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