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British Science Week resources for KS3 and KS4

Download all KS3 and KS4 science activities for free above. Please do share your highlights with us @IETeducation.

Please note, these resources and experiments have been specifically designed to be carried out with adult supervision or direction as appropriate, and it is recommended that the instructions are followed in a safe manner.

All resources and experiments are carried out at your own risk.

What is British Science Week?

British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Students can take part at home or school, and there are some exciting opportunities to discover science. Don’t forget to get involved in the British Science Association’s poster competition.

When is British Science Week 2023?

British Science Week runs from Friday, 1 to Sunday, 19 March 2023.

Who runs British Science Week?

British Science Week is run by the British Science Association, who encourage all young people to take part.

British Science Week 2023 ideas and activities

We have some complementary science resources to support British Science Week. British Science Week ideas above are split by key stage three and key stage four.

These secondary science teaching resources are free to download, and contain KS3 and KS4 science worksheets, along with curriculum-link tables to map out where content lies within the 4 devolved nations’ curricula, and step-by-step guides on how to run the sessions for best learning outcomes. They even contain PowerPoint presentations for you to download, and adjust to suit your session.

British Science Week is an inspiring time to bring science to life, exploring key topics through this years’ theme of ‘growth’.

Science resources secondary

Explore KS3 energy, energy transfer and energy efficiency with kinetic energy from wind turbines. Discuss sound velocity in our resource to help find out about transverse and longitudinal waves in our free, downloadable KS4 worksheet.

GCSE Biology and GCSE Chemistry

Use our resource about the spread of disease to get your students thinking about protozoa, as they research into an area of interest in teams.

British Science Association

The British Science Association creates packs to download for free each year. This year’s theme is growth and you can view all of this years’ content.

For more fun activities, why not try some of our other themes: