Get involved with Make Happen activities for British Science Week from 11 to 20 March 2022

British Science Week takes place this year from Friday 11 to Sunday 20 March, and this year the theme is ‘growth’.

Download the British Science Week 2022 activity pack now!

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Explore a career in climate change and sustainability 

As you’ll see, on page 23 of the secondary schools’ activity pack our activity focuses on careers in climate change.

Did you know that as climate change is escalating, the demand for careers that are helping to fight it is also increasing? Many universities now offer degrees in environmental sciences and many career routes now include options to help protect the environment.

In the activity you’ll find out more about jobs in the environmental sector that you might want to explore further, from engineering in the renewable energy sector to sustainability management. Plus read our great new basic guide by Jen, Make Happen Outreach Assistant, on exploring a career in sustainability.

Plus! Explore more science resources on our website


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Taster sessions

We’ve got some great online taster sessions on science subjects that you can do at your own pace for free:

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If you’re passionate about tackling the challenges of climate change, then the University of Essex’s podcast, Louder than Words is a great place to hear world-leading academics talking about it.

University and careers talks 

You might also want to take a look at our wide selection of videos about student life, to discover the many different aspects of going to University, from Welcome Week to Graduation, and our workplace insights to help you explore different career paths, including sustainability and climate change:

Take a free online Open University course

Finally, explore this exciting free online course from the Open University about Climate Change and transitions to sustainability.

We hope you enjoy British Science Week 2022! If you’d like to get in touch with us, please email: