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Amazing Icebergs!

Amazing Icebergs!

Learn why icebergs are a problem in Antarctica and how you can make your own in your kitchen!
Activity Antarctica Discovery Week
Antarctica Discovery Week

Antarctica Discovery Week

Learn more about Antarctica, what animals live there, exploration going on there and Captain Scott, RRS Discovery and their incredible expeditions.
Antarctica Discovery Week
Antarctica Real-Life Monsters!

Antarctica Real-Life Monsters!

Learn about Antarctica's real-life sea monsters and enter our competition with your own sea monster!
Antarctica Discovery Week
Antarctica Wildlife

Antarctica Wildlife

Today learn about the amazing Antarctica wildlife and learn to draw a penguin and a seal!
Antarctica Discovery Week
Antarctica Wildlife - How Do You Measure Up?

Antarctica Wildlife - How Do You Measure Up?

Learn more about some of the largest and smallest wildlife in Antarctica and see how you measure up!
Antarctica Discovery Week
Arachnids

Arachnids

Mini Beasts and Creepy Crawlies Week
Autumn Scavenger Hunt

Autumn Scavenger Hunt

Try our Autumn Scavenger Hunt outdoor activity worksheet and see how you get on.
Activity
Bats

Bats

Today learn more about bats!
Flight Week
Bats Wings

Bats Wings

Learn more about bat wings, how they work and work out your own bat wingspan!
Flight Week
BBC Weather Links

BBC Weather Links

Find out about different types of weather and how they are measured and used to make weather forecasts, with the help of BBC weather presenter Kawser Quamer.
Weather Week
Beastie Drive

Beastie Drive

Mini Beasts and Creepy Crawlies Week
Body Bits Week

Body Bits Week

This week we are going to learn more about your body and how it works!
Body Bits Week
Bones In Your Body

Bones In Your Body

Body Bits Week
Build a Space Ship and Travel The Universe

Build a Space Ship and Travel The Universe

Space Week
Build Your Own RRS Discovery!

Build Your Own RRS Discovery!

Today your challenge is to build your own RRS Discovery and enter our competition!
Antarctica Discovery Week
Can You Dock The Space X Dragon?

Can You Dock The Space X Dragon?

Can You Dock The Space X Dragon? These are the actual interface used by the NASA astronauts are last weekend and see how you get on!
Activity Flight Week Space Week
Challenge: Lichen Hunt

Challenge: Lichen Hunt

Today learn more about Lichens and go on your first Lichen Hunt Challenge!
Activity Microbes Week
Clouds

Clouds

We are going to have a look at a few of the more common ones and see if we can spot them when out on our daily walk. Some more facts for you to impress your friends and family with!
Weather Week
Continental Crust

Continental Crust

Let's take a look at the rock type that makes up the continental crust - this is the land area where we walk every day and where our buildings stand.
Planet Earth Week
Destination Space!

Destination Space!

This week we are exploring more about the UK in space.
Destination Space!
DIY Science - Balloon Rocket

DIY Science - Balloon Rocket

Activity DIY Science
DIY Science - Lava

DIY Science - Lava

Activity DIY Science
DIY Science - Rockets

DIY Science - Rockets

Activity DIY Science
DIY Science - Salt Dough Volcanoes

DIY Science - Salt Dough Volcanoes

Activity DIY Science
DNA and Genetics

DNA and Genetics

Today we are very lucky to have a guest post from Susanna Riley who is PhD Student at Gram Hansen Laboratory from University of Edinburgh.
Body Bits Week
Draw A Skeleton

Draw A Skeleton

Body Bits Week
Early Years Week

Early Years Week

Our Early Years Week, is in collaboration with Art at the Start, DCA and University of Dundee School of Social Science.
Early Years Week
Earth Week

Earth Week

This week is all about planet Earth. We are going to be thinking about endangered species and recycling and renewing this week.
Earth Week
Earth's Layers

Earth's Layers

Learn about Earths layers as part of 'Planet Earth Week'.
Planet Earth Week
Earthquakes!

Earthquakes!

Learn about earthquakes, how they are recorded and watch a video to see what being in an earthquake is like.
Planet Earth Week
Egg Painting

Egg Painting

Activity Eggsperiments Week
Eggsperiments Week

Eggsperiments Week

Each day we will bring you a fun egg related experiment or craft - so join us every day and don’t forget to send in your photos and take part in the competition on Thursday and most importantly have lots of fun.
Eggsperiments Week
Eggsqueeze Me!

Eggsqueeze Me!

Have you watched your Mum or Dad in the kitchen make scrambled eggs - do they crack the eggs on the side of the bowl and it breaks easily?
Eggsperiments Week
Endangered Species in Scotland

Endangered Species in Scotland

This week we are going to focus on Earth.
Earth Week
Explore A Virtual Laboratory

Explore A Virtual Laboratory

Microbes Week
Flight - An Introduction

Flight - An Introduction

Join us this week on an expedition to learn about flight and the extraordinary animals and machines that can fly.
Flight Week
Flight Week

Flight Week

Join us this week on an expedition to learn about flight and the extraordinary animals and machines that can fly.
Flight Week
Floating Eggs

Floating Eggs

Activity Eggsperiments Week
Flying Insects

Flying Insects

Looking at how insects fly and what their wings are made of
Flight Week
Food Technology

Food Technology

For the next 2 days you are going to be real scientists so you will need to get yourselves organised!
Body Bits Week
Food Technology Experiments!

Food Technology Experiments!

For the next 2 days you are going to be real scientists so you will need to get yourselves organised!
Body Bits Week
Forensic Week

Forensic Week

Last week a magnificent diamond tiara was stolen from the city museum. Some evidence was collected at the scene… Can you help the police find the culprit?
Forensic Week
Forensic Week - Human Variation

Forensic Week - Human Variation

Learn more about human variation as part of DSC Forensic Week.
Activity Forensic Week
Forensic Week - Interpreting Evidence

Forensic Week - Interpreting Evidence

Learn more about interpreting forensic evidence as part of DSC Forensic Week.
Activity Forensic Week
Forensic Week - Looking at Patterns

Forensic Week - Looking at Patterns

Learn more about looking at patterns as part of DSC Forensic Week.
Activity Forensic Week
Forensic Week - Transfer and Persistence

Forensic Week - Transfer and Persistence

Learn more about transfer and persistence as part of DSC Forensic Week.
Activity Forensic Week
Forensic Week - Un-Mixing and Comparing Mixtures of Chemicals

Forensic Week - Un-Mixing and Comparing Mixtures of Chemicals

Learn more about Un-Mixing and Comparing Mixtures of Chemicals as part of DSC Forensic Week.
Activity Forensic Week
Friday's Food Technology Experiments

Friday's Food Technology Experiments

Are you ready as we have more food technology experiments for you today.
Body Bits Week
Goliath Bird-Eating Spider

Goliath Bird-Eating Spider

Watch our video about the Goliath Bird-eating Spider.
Mini Beasts and Creepy Crawlies Week
Growing Seasons and Crops

Growing Seasons and Crops

Finding out about what crops are in season at the moment and the different crops growing in Malawi
Weather Week
Harvesting Wind Power

Harvesting Wind Power

Have fun making our own Windmill and finding out about how wind helps to save the world!
Activity Earth Week
Household Microbes

Household Microbes

Microbes Week
How Bats Communicate and Make Your Own Bat!

How Bats Communicate and Make Your Own Bat!

Learn how bats communicate and create your very own Origami bat!
Activity Flight Week
How Do Birds Fly?

How Do Birds Fly?

Today learn more about birds and how they can fly.
Flight Week
How Do Bones Work?

How Do Bones Work?

Watch the video to learn how bones work in your body and then give our worksheets a try.
Body Bits Week
How Do Planes and Rockets Fly?

How Do Planes and Rockets Fly?

Learn how planes and rockets fly and try out some of our rocket activities!
Flight Week
International Space Station (ISS)

International Space Station (ISS)

Today we are going to find out some more about the International Space Station (ISS).
Space Week
Kites

Kites

People have enjoyed making and flying kites for many centuries. Learn more about kites today and how to make your own.
Flight Week
Learning From Ice Cores In Antarctica

Learning From Ice Cores In Antarctica

Learn more about ice cores taken in Antarctica and what they can tell us about the past and future of our planet Earth.
Antarctica Discovery Week
Let's Find Out About Ants!

Let's Find Out About Ants!

Mini Beasts and Creepy Crawlies Week

Living a Life on Ice | Continent 7: Antarctica

Antarctica Discovery Week
Make Your Own Blood!

Make Your Own Blood!

Warning - today is going to get messy!
Activity Body Bits Week
Make Your Own Pitfall Trap

Make Your Own Pitfall Trap

Activity Mini Beasts and Creepy Crawlies Week
Meet An Astronaut!

Meet An Astronaut!

Meet NASA Astronaut Jim Reilly and watch his presentation to learn more about the space programme and its future.
Space Week
Meet Rebecca Wade

Meet Rebecca Wade

Meet Dr Rebecca Wade, a lecturer at Abertay University, and learn about her interest in Antartica.
Antarctica Discovery Week
Meet STEM Ambassador Dr Francesca Iezzi

Meet STEM Ambassador Dr Francesca Iezzi

Learn more about shapes today with Dr Francesca Iezzi from the Mathematics Engagement Officer at the University of Edinburgh.
STEM Ambassador Week
Meet STEM Ambassador Sarah Clark

Meet STEM Ambassador Sarah Clark

Hello! My name is Sarah, I am a process engineer, and my job is to design and operate the oil and gas platforms offshore.
STEM Ambassador Week
Meet STEM Ambassador Willie Bell

Meet STEM Ambassador Willie Bell

Hi, I am Willie Bell and recently retired after 40 years in Information Technology (IT).
STEM Ambassador Week
Meet the Scientist – Diana Gudynaite

Meet the Scientist – Diana Gudynaite

Diana Gudynaite is a research assistant at the University of Dundee's molecular microbiology department.
Microbes Week
Microbes In Nature: Believe It or Not

Microbes In Nature: Believe It or Not

Microbes Week
Microbes Shapes and Sizes

Microbes Shapes and Sizes

Microbes Week
Microbes Week

Microbes Week

Over the next 5 days we’ll be exploring the amazing world of life at the far end of the microscope - welcome to Microbes Week!
Microbes Week
Minibeasts and Creepy Crawlies Week

Minibeasts and Creepy Crawlies Week

Join us for a look at minibeasts and creepy crawlies from near and far.
Mini Beasts and Creepy Crawlies Week
Mould Garden Reminder!

Mould Garden Reminder!

We would love to see how your Mould Garden is coming along - please send us your photos so we can follow your progress.
Body Bits Week
Naked Egg

Naked Egg

Eggsperiments Week
Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters

Learn more about extreme weather conditions, both here in the UK and across the Earth.
Weather Week
Our Blood

Our Blood

Warning - today is going to get messy!
Body Bits Week
Our Oceans and Seas

Our Oceans and Seas

Did you know that Seawater covers two thirds of the Earths surface! Learn more today about our Oceans and Seas.
Planet Earth Week
Painted Sculptures - What Is The Difference Between 2D and 3D?

Painted Sculptures - What Is The Difference Between 2D and 3D?

Today we are going to learn about the difference between 2D and 3D shapes.
Activity Early Years Week
Planet Earth Week

Planet Earth Week

This week we are very excited to be finding out about the planet we live on. Space week saw us learning about what’s happening in outer space but now its time to have a look at what our own planet is made up of.
Planet Earth Week
Planet Earth Week - Holiday Monday

Planet Earth Week - Holiday Monday

Today is holiday so see you tomorrow for the start of 'Planet Earth Week'.
Planet Earth Week
Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics

Today we are going to find out some more interesting facts about the plates under the ground that are moving very very slowly.
Planet Earth Week
Rainbows

Rainbows

Where does rainbows come from? Learn more about rainbows in our weather week today.
Weather Week
Rainfall

Rainfall

Where does rain come from? Learn more about rain, rainfall and flooding in our weather week today.
Weather Week
RRS Discovery

RRS Discovery

Learn about RRS Discovery which was built in Dundee and that has sailed around the world, including Antarctica, on many scientific research missions.
Antarctica Discovery Week
Sea Creatures and Their Protector Microbes

Sea Creatures and Their Protector Microbes

Microbes Week
Solar Power and Technologies

Solar Power and Technologies

Today we are very lucky to have a guest post from Soham Deshpande who is Mechanical Engineering student who is currently an intern at Rolls-Royce.
Weather Week
Space Week

Space Week

Welcome to Space Week. This week we are going to be exploring Planets and Space Exploration - a fascinating topic!
Space Week
Spider Webs

Spider Webs

Learn about spider webs and how to draw them.
Activity Mini Beasts and Creepy Crawlies Week
Spring into Action

Spring into Action

This week we are going to get involved in lots of different things to do with Spring!
Spring Week
Spring into Change

Spring into Change

This week we are going to get involved in lots of different things to do with Spring!
Spring Week
Spring into Snap!

Spring into Snap!

This week we are going to get involved in lots of different things to do with Spring!
Activity Spring Week
Spring into Twitching

Spring into Twitching

This week we are going to get involved in lots of different things to do with Spring!
Spring Week
Spring Week

Spring Week

Spring is well and truly here - lambs are in the fields, birds are singing, leaves are budding and flowers are blooming.
Spring Week
Star Gazing

Star Gazing

Learn more about star gazing as part of our 'Space Week' resources.
Space Week
STEM Ambassador Week

STEM Ambassador Week

This week we are going to have a number of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) ambassadors talk about their careers and jobs.
STEM Ambassador Week
STEM Introduction

STEM Introduction

Learn more about what STEM is and why it is important to our society.
STEM Ambassador Week
Summer Holiday Programme

Summer Holiday Programme

Join us over the summer holidays to explore nature and technology and have some summer fun!
Summer Holiday Programme
Tardigrade - One of Antarctica's Strangest Animals

Tardigrade - One of Antarctica's Strangest Animals

These tiny creatures - Tardigrades - are found all over the world - in the hottest deserts and the deepest oceans.
Antarctica Discovery Week
The Butterfly

The Butterfly

Looking at how insects fly and what their wings are made of
Flight Week
The Ceratopogonidea - Scotland's Deadliest Predator!

The Ceratopogonidea - Scotland's Deadliest Predator!

Mini Beasts and Creepy Crawlies Week
The Continents Changing Over Time... The Story of Pangaea

The Continents Changing Over Time... The Story of Pangaea

The continents changing over time... learn more about the story of Pangaea today...
Planet Earth Week
The House Fly

The House Fly

Learn some strange fact about the common house fly.
Flight Week
The Ladybird

The Ladybird

Learn more about the the ladybird which is a beetles with 2 sets of foldable wings.
Flight Week
The Solar System

The Solar System

Our planetary system is located in an outer spiral arm of the Milky Way galaxy.
Space Week
UK Wildlife with Savanna van Mesdag

UK Wildlife with Savanna van Mesdag

Savanna Van Mesdag is a University of Glasgow PhD student, based at the School of Geographical and Earth Sciences.
Flight Week
Volcanoes

Volcanoes

So what happens when the plates collide - one result can be a volcano! Learn more today about volcanos and how they are formed.
Planet Earth Week
Waste Not, Want Not

Waste Not, Want Not

Packaging problems and solutions!
Activity Earth Week
Water Power

Water Power

We get plenty of rain in Scotland, so let's see how we can harness this energy into electricity for our every day lives and also help the planet at the same time!
Earth Week
Weather and Growing Food in Malawi

Weather and Growing Food in Malawi

Learn more about the weather in Malawi and how it impact growing food there.
Weather Week
Weather Week

Weather Week

This week is all about the weather!
Weather Week
Welcome To Microbes Week

Welcome To Microbes Week

Welcome to Microbes Week from the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee.
Microbes Week
What Can You Find in Your Garden or House?

What Can You Find in Your Garden or House?

Activity Mini Beasts and Creepy Crawlies Week
What Do We Know About Antarctica?

What Do We Know About Antarctica?

Learn more about Antarctica, what animals live there and what exploration is on-going.
Antarctica Discovery Week
What Is In Your Body?

What Is In Your Body?

Warning - today is going to get messy!
Body Bits Week
What is the Earth Made of?

What is the Earth Made of?

Today we are going to learn about Earths layers.
Planet Earth Week
World Environment Day

World Environment Day

Today is all about birds but since it is World Environment Day we thought we would begin with how we can do small things every day to help our environment.
Flight Week
What are Arthropods?

What are Arthropods?

Arthropods include insects, spiders, crabs, centipedes and many many more - in fact there's one million arthropod species on earth!
Mini Beasts and Creepy Crawlies Week

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