National Awareness Days

In our national awareness day collection you will find resources relating to up and coming awareness days which highlight suitable ideas and activities that could be used in lessons or STEM clubs.  The resources selected cover all STEM age groups and related subjects and include one off activities for students to try or a series of lessons which relate to the theme.



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This is a collection of resources to help bring World Environment Day into the classroom. There are primary and secondary resources, relevant to a range of subjects.


Christmas - 2021

Here is a collection of resources which can bring a Christmas theme to teaching and learning.  

The Christmas demonstrations section includes science demonstrations suitable for all age groups and can be done in the home.

Other activities more suitable for the classroom can be found in the separate...

These resources can be used to help celebrate World Ocean Day which was started to encourage people to unite and take action to protect and restore the ocean.

Some of the resources look at how changes in the climate affect the oceans, such as acidification, and the consequences for biodiversity. Others look...

These engaging activities can be used to introduce World Ocean Day into lessons.

They include:

  • a design and build exercise to create a 'grabber' to collect samples from the sea floor, whilst learning about the importance of collecting organisms from the sea bed
  • activities looking at the...