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Meet Scientists from the Past and Present Today!

Science at Work

Learn about people who do jobs that use Science


The Primary Science Teaching Trust is working with Spectrum Drama and St. Mary's University to create opportunities to meet past and present scientists and to learn more about people who do jobs that use science.

Meet Astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man who ever walked on the Moon. 


Click here to download the activity sheet about Gene and don’t forget to watch the video on Tuesday 12th May.

Science at Work consists of weekly activity sheets about scientists and people who work in a science-related job. Children are encouraged to send in their questions to the scientist who will answer as many as they can in a video released the following week. Videos can be viewed through Primary Science Teaching Trust’s Facebook page. NB: if you are unable to access Facebook, you can view the videos here.


Key things you need to do to take part…..


      • Every Tuesday we will release an activity sheet – these can be downloaded from this page or sent straight to your inbox by signing up to our mailing list.
      • Click on the SEND US YOUR QUESTION tab below and complete the form to submit your child's question and/or upload their drawing by 3pm on Thursday the same week.
      • The following Tuesday watch the video - just follow this link and don't forget to download the activity sheet for the next week’s scientist.