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Mastering Memory science show 

Brain science based tips to boost learning

Versions for Ages 14-18 | KS4, KS5

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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Sound on!

Braintastic! Science amazing brain mascot Briony - with microphone
Braintastic! Science amazing brain mascot Briony - with microphone (hands up)

Did you know we can’t always trust everything we remember? In this interactive science show we make learning fun and help students understand what's actually going on in their amazing brains, students can boost learning and make revision that little bit easier.

For an introduction to learning and memory for KS2/KS3, try Memory Games instead.

  • How scientists can implant false memories into people’s brains

  • The brain region that lets you form new memories- and what happens if it is damaged

  • The limits of your own short term memory

  • Why we forget things- and how this can be helpful

  • A range of different techniques to help boost your learning!

  • Scientific thinking and working objectively (KS4)

  • Appreciating the power and limitations of science (KS4/KS5)

  • Memories are stored as networks of neurons in the brain

  • Repetition is the best way to ensure these networks form and remain

  • Memory techniques can provide short-cuts, helping you learn more efficiently

  • Live in-person: £495 
    Extra shows on the same day: £145/show
    or add workshops at £95 each.  

  • Online / virtual show: £195 
    Add live Q&A with a brain expert: £45

  • The show runs for around 45 minutes, which means it fits well into a 50- or 60-minute timetable slot.

  • Our presenters love doing Q & A and are always happy to include this at the end of a show if time allows.

  • We will need: A screen and a microphone (if your venue is large). Handouts will be sent for printing before the event

  • Interactive, engaging and fun science show

  • Perfect science week activity, end of term treat or science assembly

  • Fabulous presenters with a background in brain science

  • Rave reviews from teachers, students and top science festivals

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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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