STEM Resources

At Aberdeen Science Centre, we want to make STEM more accessible.

We have created a wide range of STEM Resources for schools, use at home and in the wider community, so if you are looking for new ideas for the classroom, teaching resources or boredom busters for your children, you’ve come to the right place!

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STEM Learning Programme

Aberdeen Science Centre’s STEM Learning Programme forms part of your schools visit to the centre.

Teachers can choose from a wide variety of live shows and workshops, linked to the Curriculum of Excellence, Experiences and Outcomes. Each show and workshop is tailored to different levels of learning and covers an extensive range of STEM topics.

Shows and workshops are approximately 35 – 45 minutes long, followed by free-time for pupils to explore our exhibition floor.

For more information, a list of all available workshops and shows and a handy search function please visit our STEM Learning Programme page.

Planet Protector Loan Box

Aberdeen Science Centre have developed a ‘Planet Protectors’ loan box to allow you to explore your environment in your own time. Our loans boxes are available for the public to borrow free of charge! You can loan a box for up to two weeks.

The box includes a portable air quality monitor, a soil testing monitor, a magnifying glass and stationery! Alongside the equipment you will receive a ‘CO2 and You’ activity booklet and a ‘How Does Your Garden Grow’ Activity booklet complete with background information on air pollution and soil science plus experiment ideas and instruction on how to use the monitors.

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Online Video Vault

We have created a range of videos, including our Stay Home Science series, to inspire you to explore the world of STEM at home or in the classroom.

What’s On

We host regular online and in-person events and workshops, suitable for schools. Visit our Whats On page to see what we have coming up.  

Partner Resources

We are proud to work alongside a number of inspiring organisations, each of whom have created a variety of STEM resources.

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