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  • 3P Learning is hosting a free online chemistry challenge during British Science Week, in partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry.
    The Chemical Reaction Challenge
    3P Learning is hosting a free online chemistry challenge during British Science Week, in partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry.
  •   The Clean Tech Competition is a research and design challenge for pre-college youth that builds on sound scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of science, English/language arts, mathematics, technology, the arts, and the design process.
    Clean Tech Competition
    The Clean Tech Competition is a research and design challenge for pre-college youth that builds on sound scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of science, English/language arts, mathematics, technology, the arts, and the design process.
  • Challenge your students to test their biology knowledge! Biology Challenge is open to students aged 13 - 15 years old.
    Biology Challenge
    Challenge your students to test their biology knowledge! Biology Challenge is open to students aged 13 - 15 years old.
  • Each year, ASE will award two primary schools to help them enrich their science provision. The award aims to help schools make science become more engaging, more enjoyable and a more productive learning experience for their children.
    Brenda Keogh Primary Science Awards
    Each year, ASE will award two primary schools to help them enrich their science provision. The award aims to help schools make science become more engaging, more enjoyable and a more productive learning experience for their children.
  • Grants of up to £1,500 are available to support innovative pharmacology outreach and public engagement activities. These grants are available to both BPS members and non-members, including schools and teachers, and deadlines for applications fall in February and September.
    The British Pharmacological Society-Outreach grants
    Grants of up to £1,500 are available to support innovative pharmacology outreach and public engagement activities. These grants are available to both BPS members and non-members, including schools and teachers, and deadlines for applications fall in February and September.
  • Calling the UK’s young scientists! Design an A3 poster exploring the properties of copper to win a first prize of £100 (and £500 for your school) or a runner up prize of £50 (and £250 for your school).
    Curious About Copper Poster Competition
    Calling the UK’s young scientists! Design an A3 poster exploring the properties of copper to win a first prize of £100 (and £500 for your school) or a runner up prize of £50 (and £250 for your school).
  •  Classroom Medics specialise in exciting, hands-on workshops that bring real medical equipment into the classroom – so here’s your chance to get them in for the day.
    Win a medical science workshop for your school
    Classroom Medics specialise in exciting, hands-on workshops that bring real medical equipment into the classroom – so here’s your chance to get them in for the day.
  • The Salters' Chemistry Club Handbooks 1 and 2 are a very popular source of activities for teachers to use in chemistry clubs, enrichment activities or open evenings.
    Salters' Chemistry Club Handbook
    The Salters' Chemistry Club Handbooks 1 and 2 are a very popular source of activities for teachers to use in chemistry clubs, enrichment activities or open evenings.
  • A competition for students or lecturers over the age of 21 working in or studying science, technology, engineering, medicine or maths in the UK.  This includes private and public sector employees.
    FameLab UK 2015
    A competition for students or lecturers over the age of 21 working in or studying science, technology, engineering, medicine or maths in the UK. This includes private and public sector employees.
  • The Royal Photographic Society (RPS) has launched a Call for Entries for the world’s best scientific and engineering images. Open to scientists, students and the public.
    International Images for Science
    The Royal Photographic Society (RPS) has launched a Call for Entries for the world’s best scientific and engineering images. Open to scientists, students and the public.
  • One-day chemistry events held at various Universities throughout the UK and Ireland.
    Salters' Festivals of Chemistry
    One-day chemistry events held at various Universities throughout the UK and Ireland.
  • Photo competition from BBSRC with 16+ student category
    Images with Impact
    Photo competition from BBSRC with 16+ student category
  • The Royal Meteorological Society has appointed a guest editor for a special edition of it's house journal  'Weather'
    Guest Editor appointed for 'Weather' magazine
    The Royal Meteorological Society has appointed a guest editor for a special edition of it's house journal 'Weather'
  • Gratnells supports science education with numerous important awards and initiatives, championing technicians professional status.
    Gratnells Education Zone
    Gratnells supports science education with numerous important awards and initiatives, championing technicians professional status.
  •  In the 2014 School Science Prize, students must write 500 words on ‘Why I love Science’. Win an iPad!
    Daresbury Annual School Science Prize
    In the 2014 School Science Prize, students must write 500 words on ‘Why I love Science’. Win an iPad!
  • The National Science + Engineering Competition is open to all 11-18 year olds living in the UK and in full-time education. The Competition aims to recognise and reward young people's achievements in all areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
    National Science + Engineering Competition
    The National Science + Engineering Competition is open to all 11-18 year olds living in the UK and in full-time education. The Competition aims to recognise and reward young people's achievements in all areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
  • A new competition designed to support schools in encouraging students to develop a sustained interest in STEM careers.
    Armourers and Brasiers Tata Sixth Form Materials Prize
    A new competition designed to support schools in encouraging students to develop a sustained interest in STEM careers.
  • The Society of Biology is inviting individuals or groups of young people (18 and under) to make a biology-themed art collage, model or sculpture and submit their project to the competition by taking time-lapsed videos, or a series of photographs to illustrate the process of the artwork being created.
    Bio ArtAttack
    The Society of Biology is inviting individuals or groups of young people (18 and under) to make a biology-themed art collage, model or sculpture and submit their project to the competition by taking time-lapsed videos, or a series of photographs to illustrate the process of the artwork being created.
  • Generation Green is an education programme run by British Gas for school children aged 7 -14.
    British Gas Generation Green
    Generation Green is an education programme run by British Gas for school children aged 7 -14.
  • Suitable for KS2-3 (age 7-14) pupils use their STEM skills to help them design and build a model of a flood- proof house.
    Beat the Flood
    Suitable for KS2-3 (age 7-14) pupils use their STEM skills to help them design and build a model of a flood- proof house.
  • A range of different STEM challenges that can be both incorporated into your lessons or be used as the basis for an off-timetable day. Perfect for National Science and Engineering Week.
    Practical Action STEM Resources
    A range of different STEM challenges that can be both incorporated into your lessons or be used as the basis for an off-timetable day. Perfect for National Science and Engineering Week.
  • A monthly competition to video a science experiment
    Timstar Experimonthly
    A monthly competition to video a science experiment
  • An international code breaking competition for schools
    Forensic Outreach
    An international code breaking competition for schools
  • A European scheme bringing together students for an annual challenge competition.
    SCI-TECH Challenge
    A European scheme bringing together students for an annual challenge competition.
  • RSC - Online Chemistry Olympiad
    The RSC has designed an online test for UK students in their first year of sixth form studies.

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