Please browse events for schools below.
Events are listed by age group and in chronological order.
Bookings are made online unless otherwise stated. See event listings for full details.
Download a PDF copy of the full schools programme here: Glasgow Science Festival Schools Programme 2019
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:15:00 GMT
Which of our talented pupils will be crowned this year's 'Creating Engineers Grand Champions'? Sponsored by the University of Glasgow as part of James Watt 2019 celebrations. With special thanks to the DS Smith Charitable Foundation for their support.
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 13:55:00 GMT
Why do election polls get it wrong and can you do better? Has anyone changed their mind on Brexit? Using real data pupils will create their own research questions linking voter traits to voting behaviour, generate hypotheses, and start testing their ideas.
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:10:00 GMT
Join us to create a quick reaction game! Using basic electronic components connected to a Raspberry Pi, Scratch will be used to detect button presses, developing it into a simple reaction game. Led by Bobby Law from Glasgow Caledonian University.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:21:00 BST
Participants will be given a mini lecture about James Watt's contribution to Engineering during his time here at the University of Glasgow. Participants will then be presented with challenges to see if they can improve an everyday item.
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 13:51:00 GMT
Join University of Glasgow researchers for a hands-on diagnostics lab exploring bacterial and parasitic infectious diseases. Pupils will try to diagnose a 'patient' by analysing their medical history and performing microscopic and biochemical tests on mock blood or stool samples.
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 13:52:00 GMT
Find out which drugs are in the water! Conduct an experiment to identify a mystery substance using Thin Layer Chromatography. Followed by an introduction to careers in Chemistry and a tour of Glasgow Caledonian University's campus.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:09:00 GMT
Join us for an interactive talk with the Royal Statistical Society's Guy Lecturer, Dr Lee Fawcett, to explore and anticipate, using data analytics, extreme climate events through activities and using a web-based app.