Activity sheets

These STEM / STEAMM activity sheets and science education resources can be used in schools, colleges or at home, and are suitable for all age groups (11-19 years).

Each of the activity sheets are colour coded. Click on the topic of your choice, and you’ll find:

  • Science experiments
  • Teaching resources
  • Discussion points to get you thinking about the topic you’re interested in
  • Links to relevant STEM / STEAMM (science, technology, engineering, arts, maths, medicine) resources.

Optics is the field of science and engineering that deals with the origin, movement and detection of light. Almost all the technologies we use today – smart phones, video games, music streaming – are reliant on optics and photonics.

Find out how to get a free DVD from the International Society for Optics and Photonics, or make your own telescope, light fountain and shimmering lens.

Dr Christine Wekerle and her team have designed an app known as ‘JoyPop’ that can help young people build on their resilience on a daily basis.

Find out more about clinical psychology, how breathing deeply can relieve stress, and what the contents of your pockets say about you.

Dr Andrea Holmes uses nanotechnology to create sensors that can identify unknown, potentially dangerous substances such as explosives or poisons.

Find out more about nanotechnology and learn how to make artificial snow and a liquid crystal thermometer.