Science is Wonderful! Activities
Science is Wonderful! 2023
The next edition will take place on 16 and 17 March 2023 at the Maison de la Poste, Brussels.
The science fair will give you and your pupils a unique opportunity to discover and participate in hands-on experiments, games, and many other activities organised by leading international scientists. Don't miss it!
About Science is Wonderful!
The European Commission funds excellent young researchers across the European Union and abroad through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions.
Science is Wonderful! celebrates the value and impact of EU-funded research. It gives primary and secondary school students the chance to interact with leading researchers and innovators, learn more about their work in engaging formats and ask questions about scientific careers.
Since 2015, Science is Wonderful! has organised an annual science fair showcasing research projects and innovations through presentations, hands-on experiments, games and quizzes.
Featured activities for young scientists
Healthy soils for healthy growth
Learn how to conduct an experiment on soil nutrients and fertility.
Taste the physics
Get a flavour of the physics behind your favourite foods with this unique video series.
Climate tipping point
Climate change science brings out the passion in our young scientists and researchers.
Watch, play, draw, try — beyond any limits
From outer space to travels in the human body, engage your students in meaningful discussions on science topics with this video series and workbook.
Yes — YOU can do food testing!
Turn your smartphone into a portable food testing system. Check for allergens, toxins pesticides & more.
Think Big, Be Great!
If you're persistent, nothing can stop you from becoming a big thinker, no matter who you are or where you're from.
Join the Biodiversity Patrol!
Fields with a lot of biodiversity work much better than fields with a low number of plants and animals.
Feel the water pressure!
Explore how marine creatures survive in the deep Atlantic ocean under pressure from 2000m of water and try it yourself with a simple experiment.
Learn Mendelian inheritance with dragon breeding simulations
Learn about genetics from your dragon! Breeding a hypothetical dragon teaches us about Mandelian inheritance.