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!
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.
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.
Versions for Ages 11-16 | 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 fab role models (and many are women in STEM)
Smashing stereotypes- no 'mad scientists' with wild hair and lab coats here!
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
Spectacular Science Shows
Get a free taster of our most popular science show for schools, That's Non-Sense!
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.