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My Science Project

Create your own physics project with scientists and win prizes.

Are you a young scientist aged 5 - 11?

Want to learn more about the world outside of the classroom?


Take part in the University of Bath’s My Science Project competition!

Learn from students and academics at the University of Bath and come up with an awesome project from home to be a part of the fun and win prizes.


Can I take part in the My Science Project competition?

Find out if you can take part and what you will need to do.


Are you:

  • aged 5-11?
  • interested in science and the world around you?

Then come and be a part of the fun! If you have never made a project before at home, don't worry - our team of scientists are ready to help you all the way through the process.

What will I need to do, after I have signed up?

  • Choose one of our three exciting topics – Light, Sound and Galaxies – find out more about them in the videos on this page
  • Discuss your ideas with scientists at My Science Project online support sessions
  • Choose how you want to show us your project – do you want to display it at our Science Project Competition final on 2nd April, or would you prefer to send us a video of your discoveries (submission deadline Monday 28th March)?
  • Create your project!
  • Meet our expert judges and get their feedback

Key dates

Find out about important dates for the competition.


  • Wednesday 9 February: Project competition topic packs released
  • Saturday 5 March (10.00-12.00): Drop-in online support session #1
  • Saturday 19 March (10.00-12.00): Drop-in online support session #2
  • Saturday 26 March (10.00-11.00): Drop-in online support session #3
  • Monday 28 March: Project competition submission deadline for online entries
  • Saturday 2 April: Project competition final at the University of Bath

Ocean Sounds


Here's some more information about the Sound topic.

Light


Here's some more information about the Light topic.

Galaxies


Here's some more information about the Galaxy topic.

Contact us

Do you have any questions?