March 9th, 2021Posted By Naomi Weeks

10 books and resources for British Science Week

Here are our top 10 picks for British Science Week 2021!



Whether you're still homeschooling or are now back to school, British Science Week (which is actually more than a week, running this year from 5-14 March) is a nationwide celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths that you can easily get involved in!

Whilst the official website is jammed full of activity packs, ideas and events, there are lots of other resources available online too. 

If you are looking for more fun activities to flesh out the rest of the week, or simply want more fun science activity books for your library, here are our top ten picks from our selection - complete with extra online downloads!


Lab coats at the ready! Explore the science in everyday life together with these simple, step-by-step activities. Little (and big!) scientists will love discovering the ways science works around them all the time! 
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Start a lifelong passion for STEM subjects! Fun games and puzzles teach boys and girls about things like sound waves, magnetism and the different forces that we interact with every day. 

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Little scientists will love the big ideas in this activity book.  From the power of magnetism to the energy that fuels our world, this is some seriously smart stuff!


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Slimy science is freaky, fascinating and fun! Amaze your friends and take your next steps in STEM with these weird and wonderful experiments. 
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Sparky, scientific fun! Amaze your friends and take your next steps in STEM with these weird and wonderful experiments all about the physics of electricity. 
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Future biologists will love the mix of non-fiction and activities in this educational book full of BIG ideas. Fun games and puzzles teach boys and girls about biology, plants, biomes, ecology, nature, digestion and the human body.

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Future chemists will love the mix of non-fiction and activities in this educational book full of BIG ideas. Fun games and puzzles teach boys and girls about chemistry, atoms, states of matter, chemicals and the periodic table. 

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Little physicists will love the mix of non-fiction and activities in this educational book full of zappy ideas. Fun games and puzzles teach boys and girls about sound waves, electricity and the different forces that we interact with every day.

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Depart on an enchanting voyage with the school children in this award-winning book to discover the answers to these questions along with other fascinating facts about lighthouses and how they work. ⁣ ‍ 
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From architecture to engineering (and other STEM subjects!), scale new heights on an enchanting journey with the school children in this book to discover answers to these questions along with other fascinating facts about bridges and how they work.
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