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#GSCAtHome during lockdown

The hugely popular series of over 115 #GSCAtHome videos are freely available, at all times, to households looking for fun and educational science to enjoy at home during lockdown.

Gather the household together every day at 10am as our team of science communicators bring you exciting science activities to try at home and things to learn together.

Our team are working to put together curated, curriculum-linked, #GSCAtHome playlists suitable for lockdown learning at home, in particular for families with young children aged 7 and under.


Use science as an inspiration for your next art project!

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Look up to the skies for interstellar sparkle, make an impression with trees, and bring the dinosaur in your imagination roaring to life with our sci-art and design collection of #GSCAtHome videos.

Our playlist for week beginning 22 March, The Art of Science is available on YouTube.

Featuring:

  • Space for Art
  • Tree Art
  • Animation Station
  • Constellation creation
  • Land Yachts
  • Design a Planet
  • Make a Nebula in Jar
  • Design-a-saurus

For the week of 15 March 2021, we have a dazzling #GSCAtHome playlist that explores how we see colour and light.

From making your own rainbow to seeing the unseen universe, this colourful collection of at home videos is perfect for all the family to enjoy!

View the YouTube playlist, Dazzle.

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We also love seeing the results of your home experiments, so don’t forget to share your photos and videos with us using #GSCAtHome.


Develop your secret agent skills and then join a top secret mission to design transport of the future or join a superhero on a priority mission to save the city!

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The #GSCAtHome playlist for week of 8 March 2021 is Mission Impossible.

Featuring:

  • Make Your Own Codebreaker
  • Secret Message
  • Fingerprinting
  • Future Transport
  • Captain Vortex!

  • Curious about how your brain helps you make sense of the world around you?

    Get creative with ways to make sense of it all with a set of sensational #GSCAtHome science videos that'll make you question reality! View the Makes Sense playlist on YouTube for week of 1 March 2021.

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    Featuring:

    • Sense-ational Science
    • Fish in a Bowl
    • Taste-a-long
    • A Question of Perception
    • Coat Hanger Clanger
    • Proprioception

    We also love seeing the results of your home experiments, so don’t forget to share your photos and videos with us using #GSCAtHome.


    The #GSCAtHome playlist for week beginning 22 February is, A Perfect Planet.

    Capturing the natural forces that shape our planet and exploring how animals and plants adapt to survive on Earth, A Perfect Planet sheds light on how our planet and its inhabitants work.

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    Find the full A Perfect Planet playlist on our YouTube channel.


    To coincide with our Curious About: Our Planet online science festival (running 18 - 20 February), the #GSCAtHome playlist for week beginning 15 February is Brilliant Biodiversity!

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    Reveal how some amazing animals are adapted to their environment; take a closer look around your local area to see the biodiversity on your doorstep and find out about the food chains that flow around the circle of life!

    Featuring:

    • Food Chain Tai Chi
    • Snake-y Science
    • Colour blindness in dogs
    • Tremendous Turtles
    • Robyn & the Robin
    • Bug Count
    • Millipedes

    Find the full Brilliant Biodiversity playlist on our YouTube channel.


    For week beginning 8 February, our curated #GSCAtHome playlist is Fantastic Forces!

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    Explore the pushes and pulls that we experience in our daily lives through experiments with bicycle wheels, paper planes and stomp rockets!

    Featuring:

    • Newton's Three Laws of Motion
    • Spinning Forces
    • The Effects Of Forces Spread Over A Large Surface Area
    • Baths, Boats and Bouyancy
    • Make Your Own Paper Plane

    You'll find all these videos in the Fantastic Forces playlist on YouTube.


    For week beginning 1 February, our suggested #GSCAtHome playlist is Powering The Future.

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    Pupils are introduced to the idea that there are different types of energy, how we use them in our daily lives, and how we might change that in the future.

    Featuring:

    • Energy - What's the big idea?
    • Make Your Own Motor
    • Make Your Own Wind Turbine
    • Make Your Own Water Wheel
    • Future Transport

    You'll find all these videos in the Powering the Future playlist on YouTube.


    For week beginning 25 January, our suggested #GSCAtHome playlist is Food, Glorious Food

    Food, glorious food.

    Pupils will learn how their bodies digest food, the chemicals and chemical reactions that make their food tasty, and what other living things eat.

    • Journey Through My Body
    • Cake in a Cup
    • Taste-a-long
    • Home-made Ice Cream
    • Sunshine Food

    You'll find all these videos in the Food, Glorious Food playlist on YouTube.


    For week beginning 18 January, our suggested #GSCAtHome playlist is Our Place in Space. Come on a journey through space that'll span the Solar System!

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    Pupils will gain an idea of the size of the Solar System, and Earth's place within it. They will be able to describe some characteristics of the other planets, and design their own.

    • Scale Model of the Solar System
    • Tour of Earth
    • Three Things About Saturn
    • Tour of the Dwarf Planets
    • Design Your Own Planet

    You'll find all these and some extra related videos in the Our Place in Space playlist on YouTube.


    Our suggested #GSCAtHome programme for week beginning 11 January 2021...

    We've rounded up a list of #GSCAtHome videos that are perfect for under 7s, whether you're homeschooling, teaching, or simply looking for a hands-on family activity to get creative with:


    More online content to enjoy from GSC... Our World Our Impact - The Hub

    The Hub’ is your one-stop-shop to explore Our World Our Impact - our biggest climate change campaign to date as Glasgow gears up for the COP26 climate change summit in November 2021 - and features exclusive clips from live events, activities and workshops, educational resources and more...


    As an educational charity, Glasgow Science Centre wants to continue keeping everyone inspired with science.⁣ Thanks for all your support.


    Educators

    We also have a growing range of curriculum-linked teacher resources to view and download.

    Our Future Energy

    Our Future Energy is an interactive website for teachers to find energy-themed resources for use in the classroom, or for 11-16 year old students for self-led study. Engage in the science underpinning the critical issues related to future energy supply and equip young people with the knowledge to form their own informed opinion of the energy mix. The website features a bank of curriculum-aligned resource materials for schools in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.


    Enjoy GSC At Home again

    View all our #GSCAtHome videos on our YouTube playlist below.

    Catch-up on every #GSCAtHome activity to date and enjoy them all over again, anytime!

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