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The Spark

The Spark

Get ready to ignite The Spark – a fabulous free resource produced by the team at Glasgow Science Centre for curious minds everywhere that brings science to life through our regular magazine and podcast series!

Whether it's print or audio, expect to read or hear some awesome facts, exciting experiments to try, fun puzzles to ponder, and intriguing insight into the careers of scientists to inspire the next generation. 

Latest Spark Magazine

Latest Spark of Science Podcast

What is The Spark?

Initially conceived as a way to connect with the communities our CLD team work with during the pandemic, The Spark Magazine has evolved, with over 7,500 hard copies distributed across Scotland quarterly and a digital version downloaded worldwide.

In addition to our magazine, is our Spark of Science Podcast, a two-minute weekly journey through different science concepts and inspiring stories. We make complex ideas accessible and enjoyable for all listeners – tune in on your favourite streaming channel!

Browse the entire back catalogue for free here

Share Your Spark

Tried any of our activities? We'd love to see how they turned out! Send your favourite pictures to [email protected] or share with us on our social media channels.

For even more fun experiments to try at home for all the family, head over to our GSC at Home webpage packed with videos.

Thanks to our supporters!

The Spark and A Spark of Science are produced by Glasgow Science Centre with support from the Inspiring Science Fund provided by BEIS, UKRI and Wellcome.


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