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A whirlwind introduction to the amazing brain and nervous system, packed with memorable large scale demos, Hack Your Brain is sure to be a highlight of any science week or school term!

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Spectacular Science Shows for Schools

At Braintastic! Science we inspire, engage and educate young people to help them get the best out of their amazing brains.

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Sensational Science
Versions for Ages 5-11 | KS1, KS2

Exploring the science of optical illusions this workshop is crammed full of hands-on activities as the kids make their own illusions to take home and try on friends and family.

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Rethinking Revision
Versions for Ages 7-16 | KS2, KS3, KS4

By understanding what's actually going on in their amazing brains, students can boost learning and design more effective revision plans, helping make it that little bit easier to prepare effectively for exams. 

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Building a Resilient Brain
Versions for Ages 7-14 | KS2, KS3

Explore the science of resilience and mental health self-care techniques, in an engaging, age appropriate way.  For KS2 we look at how to control the emotions and talk about your feelings, while with KS3 we add topics like dealing with stress and anxiety at school and introduce common mental health conditions such as depression.

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Science and Creativity
Versions for Ages 7-16 | KS2, KS3, KS4

This hands-on session introduces students to the links between science and art, and the importance of creativity for STEM careers as they get the chance to unleash their own creative abilities!

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Explore the wonderful world of our senses, and the tricks they play on us. Prepare to be amazed by tricks & illusions in this demo-packed exploration of your amazing brain and senses.

Find out what happens when we learn and how memories are stored in the brain, through memory games, quizzes and interactive activities for the whole audience. 

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Hands-on Science Workshops

Seeing is believing! Astound young minds with science fun, experiments and illusions that highlight their amazing brains in action. Available live in-person, online or as a package with our science shows for schools, these interactive science workshops are great for smaller groups - perhaps as part of an end of term science class or a fun science club. Or Building a Resilient Brain is perfect for a wellbeing week or PSHE lesson focused on mental health and wellbeing. They typically run for 30-45mins to suit your timetable, or can be extended to an hour with Q&A and we always tailor the content for the target age group.

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Sign up for a free taster of our spectacular science shows for schools!

Plus science based tips, tricks and resources to boost learning and mental wellbeing.

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Sound on!

We offer science shows and workshops for KS1-KS5: from hands-on activities for smaller groups to headline stage shows packed with spectacular science, fun experiments and interactive demos. 

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We celebrate curiosity and make learning fun!

Our shows & workshops:

  • Link to the UK curricula

  • Highlight the importance of learning and thinking scientifically

  • Include time for Q&A

  • Are interactive, engaging, and great fun

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Thank you so much for coming down to do the show for us. Everyone had an amazing time and we would definitely love to have you back again. 

Amy Seales, Family Programme Coordinator
The Royal Institution of Great Britain. 

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We believe STEM is for everyone

At Braintastic! Science we pride ourselves on:

  • Accessible and inclusive content

  • Tailoring our shows to your specific needs

  • The diversity of our presenters who are all women in STEM and fab role models

  • Smashing stereotypes- no 'mad scientists' with wild hair and lab coats here!

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We follow the science

Our content is:

  • Grounded in psychology and neuroscience research

  • Packed with tips & tricks that actually work 

  • Delivered by brain experts who really know what they are talking about

We make teachers' lives easy

Why not book us as:

  • Activities for science week

  • End of term fun

  • A hassle-free alternative to a school trip

  • Pre-exam revision skills sessions

  • PSHE drop down days

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Plus science based tips, tricks and resources to boost learning and mental wellbeing.

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Spectacular Science Shows

Get a free taster of our most popular show, That's Non-Sense!

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Hack your Brain with Ginny Smith from Braintastic! Science at Green Man Festival

In this interactive science show students discover how the brain changes when we learn new things. Through a series of memory games and quizzes, we explore how memories are stored in the brain, and cover tips and tricks for making the most of their memories.

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