Hands-on activities provide a fun, memorable learning experience
There are many ways to engage people with science. Hands-on activities provide a fun, memorable learning experience and work well for children and adults of all ages. Here you can find links to activities from our Scientific Outreach Grants, Activities Library and tips to plan your own hands-on activity.
Each year the Biochemical Society awards Scientific Outreach Grants to those wanting to communicate the excitement of the biomolecular sciences.
Volunteer to support the Biochemical Society by giving a talk, attending a public engagement day or hosting your own event.
A selection of reports from activities funded by the Biochemical Society Scientific Outreach Grants.
An interactive activity that explores new genome editing technologies, in particular the possible applications and ethical issues these technologies provide. You can read more about the activity here and download all the resources by clicking on the title
The Royal Society of Biology have developed hands-on activity kits, with funding from the Biochemical Society. The kits contain ten activities focussing on health and food security. Find out more.
This booklet provides an introduction to how light is used to investigate things too small to be seen by the naked eye. It also includes a fun exercise you can try at home to make your own fluorescent tagged cells using ultraviolet light.
Looking for inspiration? Check out our ideas cards for example experiments and activities.
Download everything you need to run our our hands-on activity, The Hungry Games. This activity has been created in partnership with the Royal Society of Biology and the Nutrition Society.