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Science Activities

Keep children entertained at home with these downloadable science activities and experiments for aged 7 and over.


Be A Scientist

This friendly, illustrated series shows how young scientists can use investigation to find out about science for themselves and is the perfect introduction to science for readers aged 7 and up.


Download the electronic game activity

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Download the blocking light experiment

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Download the learn to weave activity

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Download the liquids to solids experiment

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Space Science

Space Science is the ultimate series for the astronomers and astronauts of the future, delving into loads of intriguing ‘how’, ‘what’, and ‘why’ facts about the night sky. Each book includes lots of experiments with step-by-step instructions and using readily available materials. Authored by Mark Thompson, a brilliant astronomer and television and radio presenter, who brings a fresh approach to the exploration and understanding of the Solar System and beyond. The Space Science series covers key areas of the science curriculum, such as forces, materials and matter, light, rocks, chemical reactions, recycling and waste, magnets, solar power, gravity, distance, maps and constellations. Ideal for children aged 9+










Find out more:

Science for Looking in to Space

Science for Exploring Outer Space

Science for Surviving in Space

Science for Rocketing into Space


Click on the activity below to download:


Cook toast in a solar oven

Erupt a martian volcano

Inflate a balloon with microbes

Launch the ultimate rocket

Make water weightless

Supercool water

Tell the time with shadows