Ready-to-go mini science events to liven up lockdown
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Whistlestop Science Weeks

Ready-to-go mini science events to liven up lockdown

Whistlestop Science Weeks are:

  • ready-made themed daily suggestions for short science activities, questions and challenges that children can do at home or in school
  • completely adaptable - schools can choose to:
  • do a whole week or just a day
    switch the days around
    add or swap in some of the additional activities
  • science conversation starters for children, their parents, carers and families

WHISTLESTOP SCIENCE WEEK THEMES – CHOOSE FROM:
PAPER MUSIC SPACE OCEANS
ICE TIME COLOUR SPORT

Whistlestop Science Weeks were developed by Ali Eley (Outreach Director) and Kate Redhead (Regional Mentor), supported by PSTT Area Mentors.

What science conversations will happen during your Whistlestop Science Week? Why not share them on Twitter @pstt_whyhow or at the @GreatSciShare?


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1. PAPER

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2. ICE

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3. MUSIC

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4. TIME

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5. Space

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6. COLOUR

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7. OCEANS

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8. SPORT

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Safety Notice and Disclaimer


PSTT advises teachers to refer to either the CLEAPSS website or SSERC website for up to date health and safety information when planning practical activities for children.

PSTT is not liable for the actions or activities of any reader or anyone else who uses the information in these resource pages or the associated classroom materials. PSTT assumes no liability with regard to injuries or damage to property that may occur as a result of using the information contained in these resources. PSTT recommends that a full risk assessment is carried out before undertaking in the classroom any of the practical investigations contained in the resources. Please note that PSTT has created the Science at Work videos for children from aged 4 to 11 to watch with a parent, carer or teacher. PSTT recommends to any adult concerned that children might be sensitive to the content of the video, that they watch it in advance of showing it to the children.

All materials are ©Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT) and are freely available to download and share for educational purposes. Whilst educators are free to adapt the resources to suit their own needs, acknowledgement of copyright on all original materials must be included. Rights to images included in the resource have been purchased for PSTT use only – as such, these images may only be used as part of this resource and may not copied into or used in other materials.

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