Events and activities for primary school pupils
Visit the university
Bristol Neuroscience Festival
Bristol Neuroscience Festival is a two-day public science event for all ages from primary school to adults, celebrating all things neuroscience.
Visiting your school
Our 'Inspire Roadshows' are exciting, interactive, enquiry-based sessions that we run within the school classroom which are free to all state schools. They are available for all year groups within the school and last 45-60 minutes. Complete a Inspire Road Show booking form or for more information please contact email@example.com
Hear for the Ear
This 45 minute workshop for Year 4 looks at the structure and function of the ear. Students get to build their own ear drums and hear through their teeth.
DNA extraction from a kiwi fruit
This workshop for KS2 students helps them understand how DNA works and gives them the opportunity to conduct a real scientific experiment extracting DNA from a kiwi fruit.
Predator vs Prey
Explore real skulls from a variety of mammal groups and, using the knowledge gained, identify where each might sit in the food chain.
Physiology of the heart
In this workshop students can learn all about the structure and function of the heart. They can see their own heartbeat on a portable ECG machine and see it get faster after exercise using the pulse oximeters.
Brain Box challenge
The Brain Box Challenge is a half day workshop in which children explore how the brain works.
Interested in organising a visit, or need more information? Get in touch