British Science Week runs from 13 to 22 March, with fun events and activities taking place all over the country to encourage people of all ages to get involved with science, technology, engineering and maths. As well as local events, there are also loads of competitions, quizzes and national science projects you can get involved with too.
To make it even easier to take part in all this science-based fun, we’ve put together some amazing projects that you can try at home.
Find out how to make a magnet from items in a typical toolbox, how to build a catapult using just 4 simple components and how to bend water, plus we’ll be posting more cool science experiments throughout British Science Week. The fun doesn’t stop there though, as you’ll discover even more projects in the How It Works Book of Science Experiments, available to order online or download onto your digital device.
If you fancy brushing up on your general science knowledge, then you can get 65% off our complete guides to all-things biology, chemistry and physics until 25 March, or pick up the latest issue of How It Works magazine to learn all about the science of sleep, renewable energy and much more.
You can also check out our guide to everything you need to know about the UK solar eclipse on 20 March, a rare natural event that’s not to be missed!
Find out more about everything that’s going on for British Science Week here, and don’t forget to let us know how you’re celebrating by posting your photos and comments on our Facebook and Twitter pages.