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School Outreach - Healthy Body Bits

The Dundee Science Centre is able to offer our Healthy Body Bits workshop to primary schools throughout the months of January and March, with our Science Communicator team coming to your school to deliver this FREE educational session about the human body.

Healthy Body Bits – suitable for P1-P4

With the help of Stuffee – a giant ragdoll with removable organs – learners will explore our major organs, what they do and how to keep them healthy.

Curriculum Links: Body systems and cells: HWB 0-47b, SCN 1-12a



Dates & times

We offer the Healthy Body Bits workshop as both a half day outreach, or full day;

The full day outreach for our Healthy Body Bits workshop, runs from 9am to 3:30pm, with these times are inclusive of setup/pack away times.

The half day outreach can be delivered in either the morning or the afternoon, with a morning outreach running from 9am to 12:30pm and the afternoon outreach running from 12pm to 3:30pm.


Capacity and age range

Each workshop is 30 minutes long and is suitable for ages P1 to P4. We can accommodate up to one class, or 33 pupils, per workshop.

The minimum booking for a full day workshop is 8 sessions, or 200 pupils. We can however accommodate up to 10 sessions and 300 pupils if necessary.

The minimum booking for a half day workshop is 4 sessions or 100 pupils.



Our Healthy Body Bits workshop is offered on a funded basis, with no cost to the school for this outreach (although we do require a minimum booking of 4 workshops or 100 children).


Geographic range

We are currently able to offer this outreach for free to schools located within 12 miles of the Dundee Science Centre – please see a map of this range to the side.

We may be offering this outreach further a field a later date – if you are interested in signing your school up for a Healthy Body Bits workshop and are located outside of the current range please email us at learning@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk and we’ll add your name and school to our wait list.