As part of the Our Past, Your Future project we are delivering exciting sessions linked to science, technology, engineering and maths to families.
Here are some activity ideas to try at home with your family and friends.
Why not try out some of the family friendly summer challenges in our jam-packed Summer STEM booklet!
Tangrams are puzzles consisting of a shape made up of other shapes. These can be rearranged to make other pictures.
Nature is all around us. Use our Nature Detectives activity pack to find out about seeds, make a spinning helicopter and see what you can spot around your area and at the beach!
Yeast is a living organism. In this experiment you can find out the best conditions to keep it alive.
In this activity you can discover some of the rich shipbuilding heritage of the North East, make boats and test how well they float.
Blyth was home to the first offshore windfarm in the UK. Here you can have a go at making your own pinwheel windmill!
We’d love to know if you have tried any of our family activities and how you got on.
Did you have a favourite activity? What worked well in your investigations? What sort of activities would you like to see in the future?
You can send us your thoughts and pictures of your experiments by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org