Sharing Science Shows
The Association for Science and Discovery Centres is facilitating the sharing of science shows and demonstrations between centres and practitioners in the UK. The show resources include all the materials to allow you to produce your own show. If you have a show to share, do contact us.
Noses Are Red
A show about allergies and the immune system.
Written and developed by W5, Belfast.
Noses are Red resource page >
Sweet Science Show, Chocolate Factory and Explozone live science area
A show and suite of event activities.
Written and developed by Life Science Centre, Newcastle.
Sweet Science resource page >
Do you have resources to share?
Please contact The Association for Science and Discovery Centres (contact form) to discuss your show. Brief guidelines for the resources it would be most useful to share are listed below.
Possible contents of resource pack
Some or all of these will be useful to your colleagues:
Health and safety guidelines
Sample risk assessment
Marketing techniques - things that worked for you
Indication of staff time required to develop and train for the show
Sources of materials - include contact details
Expert speakers - include contact details
Show graphics (images or Powerpoint slides for example), or name of contact
List of specialist items that your centre would be able to supply (for a fee)
Problems encountered / lessons learned
Links to other show resources
British Interactive Group Knowledge Base
Details of six simple shows together with shorter how-to articles about show techniques. (Some pages require log-in and are for members only.)