Try At Home Activities
We have compiled a whole range of activities for you to try out at home. Let us know how you get on by sharing photos and videos on social media @NottsFOSAC #CuriousNotts
Children should be supervised while they take part in these activities and participants take part at their own risk.
Ice & Spaghetti Composites
Discover how mixing two materials together can produce the best of both worlds!
AR Colour-In Jellyfish
Help artists INSTAR create an AR jellyfish bloom across Notts called ‘The Subumbrellar’.
Wollaton: A World of Wonder
Find out more about Wollaton Hall and Park and try some of your own winter nature science activities.
The Garden of Just Because
Have a look at the world of fungi close up with Artist in Residence Roma Patel’s 360° videos.
Garden Scavenger Hunt
Can you find all the objects on the list in your back garden, or in your local park?
Microbes: Yeast Experiment
Join researchers from the Synthetic Biology Research Centre at University of Nottingham to learn about microbes.
Frozen Bytes Podcast
Learn all about the Frozen Ark project, which aims to protect the genetic heritage of endangered animals, in this short podcast.
Why Is A Pill A Pill?
Why are medicines in different formats? What is the COVID-19 vaccine really made up of? Come and find out in this interactive guide to medicines formulation!
Science on Screen
Grab some popcorn! Here’s some suggestions for things to watch at home during the festival that will encourage curiosity and learning.
Build A Tapeworm
Work though this interactive learning package and have a go at building your own tapeworm, whilst learning about them along the way.
Decoding Giardia Lamblia
Join Dr Roberts on a day in the clinic to help him solve Danny’s case of giardiasis – one of the infections that causes diarrhoea!
Breast Cancer Researchers
Watch this video from the Nottingham Breast Cancer Research Centre to find out about the work scientists are doing.
Have a go at some brain-teasers from Nottingham Trent University’s Psychology Department.
Your Festival Reads
Suggested science and curiosity reading for children and adults from Nottingham City Libraries.