Schools Programme

This year, Dundee Science Festival is coming to Dundee schools! We are offering to run a variety of fun, exciting and educational science learning workshops.

Back again, Dundee Science Festival's school events will run 25 October to 9 Novembe, following the public events during the October holidays. Keep up to date on new events @DSciFest or

Can life exist on Mars?
For P3-7 classes, Dundee Science Centre is running hands-on 'Science of Exploring Mars' one-day events from Monday 29 to Wednesday 31 October. Find out about Space Science happening here in the UK and give students a hands-on experience testing 'Martian' soil samples for possibilities of life, to mimic the ExoMars mission launching in 2020!

Abertay University's Dundee Primary School Science Week
Activities will run 5 to 9 November, with exciting hands-on workshops across Dundee schools.

During the week of 5 to 9 November, Dundee Science Centre will also run sessions for secondary schools focussed around space and medical technology.

To find out more,  please contact the STEM Learning Team at  or on 01382 868609.