Secondary School Shows

Our shows are live, exciting and interactive and are performed by passionate science literate presenters who are positive role models for science. 

With both KS3 and KS4 shows to choose from.  Every one of our shows is purpose built to support the school curriculum and to advance pupils’ learning objectives.

We present the shows in your own school hall, removing the hassle and cost of taking them out of school and having to provide supply cover.

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Music to your Ears (KS3, or 4)

How do we make sounds, record sounds and see sounds? This fun show explores the basics of sound and noise, and how we can use technology to bring a new dimension to music!

 

 

Engineering for Life – From Cradle to Grave (KS3, or 4)

From ultrasound machines to nappies, cars and replacement hip-joints, engineering affects all parts of our lives – from before we are born until after we die. This demonstration-filled live show will reveal how engineering  improves the quality of our lives.


Beyond the Rainbow – The Invisible World
 
(KS 4)

Take a journey beyond the rainbow in this whistle-stop tour of the electromagnetic spectrum.

It’s Only Water!… Or is it? (KS3)

It’s Only Water!… Or is it? is an exciting, interactive science show that explores all the amazing properties of water. The show will be brought to you in the form of a trick and quiz show that involves students and teachers.

Science of Sport (KS3)

This exciting and interactive show uses lots of audience involvement to make you think about the Olympics as you never have before. Be prepared to limber up and join in for this show with lots of audience interaction.

A Rough Guide to Engineering (KS3 or 4)

What is Engineering? Where can you find it? Come on a journey around the world and find out all about what engineers do, and how they do it!

 

 

The XX Factor (KS3 or 4)

Discover 6 women in STEM who have done incredible things. From space to maths to music, this exciting presentation has lots of audience interaction and is sure to inspire your students in STEM.

 

 

 

What people say about us

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    • “There is no doubt at all that you made a big impact on the pupils, on the parents and indeed on all those who were privileged to be present”
      R. Court, Birkdale School, Sheffield
    • “It was an amazing experience, and all the experiments were informative and exciting. It is an event we will never forget”
      Year 7 Student, Stanchester Academy
    • “We would like to thank you for a fantastic morning of science. We like the way you included us in your presentation and experiments and gave us an insight in science throughout our life”
      Students at Carshalton High School for Girls
    • “Both the staff and pupils thoroughly enjoyed watching the shows and taking part; it was a very welcome addition to our Science Day which provided and opportunity to present science to the children in an exciting way.”
      Thomas Jolyffe Primary School
    • “Zoe was very pleasant, enthusiastic and engaged the children throughout each show. A very enjoyable day, everyone commented on Zoe’s enthusiasm”
      Uplands Junior School
    • ‘science made simple have always been a pleasure to work with – not only when they’re presenting amazing science shows for our family audiences, but through training our own staff on their journey to becoming excellent science communicators.’
      Liz Smallman, Head of Learning , Eureka
    • “You had an attentive and appreciative audience, quite an achievement when you consider that there were eight hundred 14-16 year olds in the auditorium”
      R. Newby, The Training Partnership
    • “This was the best show. Amazing story! Heartfelt, emotional but furthermore very informative and I found a lot out!”
      Visitor, Lancashire Science Festival
    • “Your contribution has drawn extremely positive comments from all sections of the school community – pupils and staff, parents, governors and others”
      K. Geary, Marlwood School, Bristol
    • “We had around 2700 visitors. 98% of visitors rated the event as ‘excellent’ or ‘good’. Your session was also named by a number of guests as their ‘highlight’ of the festival”
      J. Heaton-Marriott, Lancashire Science Festival
    • “We all thoroughly enjoyed the two different shows that you put on for us! The children were all talk about them the following day! The teachers were too!”
      Mary Mother of Hope School, Dublin
    • “The students loved every minute of it.  The shows were incredibly well put together, resourced and performed and it is a testament to Zoë for the hard work she puts into the prep work and the performance on the day”
      Sevenoaks School
    • “Loved how much the children were involved, and the enthusiasm of Zoë – amazing”
      Thomas’s Clapham, London
    • “David was very clever, funny and kept the children engaged.”
      Cross Gates Primary School
    • “Engineering I thought was to do with machines and I thought it would be a boring job, but now I think I might be one.”
      student age 10
    • “The show was organised, professional and creative. Many thanks for your hard work and commitment.”
      J. Ford, Barry Comprehensive