The wonderful and wacky world of science at your fingertips
Curious minds and budding scientists will love these easy, fun science experiments which accompany our Science Experiments tactile and audio book – perfect for bringing STEM to life for blind and partially sighted children.
BBBC’s Terrific Scientific website has fun stuff to try out at home and really cool facts for budding young scientists.
If you’re interested in wildlife and conservation, your local Wildlife Trust may have a Kids Nature Club that you could join and their website has lots of ideas for fun activities. And if the way the world is made is more your thing, The Geological Society has some brilliant resources on their website and if you’re after great audio, head over to Fun Kids Radio.
The Wellcome Collection has amazing displays about medicine, health and wellbeing, with objects you can explore by touch, audio described tours and events and podcasts.
If you’re interested in the natural world, the Eden Project in Cornwall is a fantastic place to find out about plant diversity and has an excellent accessibility guide. And you can explore seven Geoparks, from the south coast of Devon to the Shetland Isles, to find out how the UK’s landscape was formed.
Some impressive engineering projects also have visitor centres including the Thames Barrier and the UK’s largest onshore windfarm near Glasgow.