STEM ideas to do at home
5. Build a cardboard boat from scratch
Ever wondered how ships weighing thousands of tonnes stay afloat? Find out and put your design and invention skills to the test, making a boat from household items.
4. Make the Golden Gate Bridge out of spaghetti
The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, USA is one of the most iconic structures ever built. Here's your chance to recreate it from nothing more than spaghetti.
3. Race a balloon-powered car
Using just a balloon, a plastic cup, straws, thread, and rubber bands, get to grips with balloon-powered propulsion and make your own racing car.
2. Keep a marble rolling for a minute
Design your own run that can keep a marble rolling for at least a minute using nothing more than cardboard and sticky tape. See how Dyson engineers did the same using Dyson machine parts.
1. Peer through your own homemade periscope
Ever wanted to peer around corners without being seen? Get to grips with how mirrors and light can combine to make one of the oldest spying tools in the book - the periscope.