Science Show Challenges

Ingenious Genes

Ingenious Genes

Age: 11-16

Based on our show all about genetics, we are challenging you to a taste test! Learn about how genes influence taste, and investigate your ability to taste bitter flavours. Download the ‘Ingenious Genes’ challenge here.

Invasion! Infection and Immunity

Age: 14-18

Our ‘Invasion! Infection and Immunity’ workshop covers different aspects of immunology such as the immune system and vaccinations. Take on this challenge  to create your own comic about the immune system. Don’t forget to share them with us on social media! Download the Invasion! Infection and Immunity challenge here.

The Genes & Evolution Show

The Genes and Evolution Show

Age: 7-12

In this challenge, learn all about genes and explore genetic traits in your own family. Download the ‘Genes & Evolution Show’ challenge here.

A Mummy for Melissa

A Mummy for Melissa

Age: 5+

In ‘A Mummy for Melissa’, Melissa can’t find her mummy! She goes on a journey and learns all about her cells and DNA, and how she is a mixture of both her mummy and daddy. Take on this challenge to draw your own monster families. Download the A Mummy for Melissa challenge here.

Snot, Sick and Scabs

Age: 7-11

‘Snot, Sick and Scabs’ is a show all about how our body defends itself from pathogens. Take on this challenge to learn all about your scabs and the different components that make them up. Download the Snot, Sick and Scabs challenge here.

Gut Feeling

Age: 10-15

In our ‘Gut Feeling’ show we take you on a journey through the digestive system, so we are challenging you to find out how chemicals in our body break down our food! Download the Gut Feeling challenge here.

Careers in Science and Health 

Scientist cartoon

All Ages

Our ‘Careers in Science and Health’ workshop is designed to help you think about different careers and what skills they may require. Take on this challenge to learn more about different careers. Download this weeks challenge activity sheet here.

In a Heartbeat

Age: 7-11

This Challenge is based on our show all about the circulatory system. Learn how to find your pulse and your heart rate, then carry out your own experiment to find out what happens to your heart rate when you exercise. Download the ‘In a Heartbeat’ challenge here.