Sign up by Monday 29th March to take part!

Are you a young scientist aged 5 - 11? Want to learn more about the world outside of the classroom?

Take part in the My Science Fair 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 amazing prizes.

Can I take part in the Project Competition?

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 and WMC staff are ready to help you all the way through the process. 

What will I need to do?

  • Sign up to the Project Competition at the top of this page. 
  • Choose one of our three topics - find out more using the videos and sheets below.
  • Discuss your ideas with scientists at a My Science Fair Virtual Drop-In session.
  • Create your project and send us a video of your discoveries.
  • Meet our expert judges and get their feedback.
  • Join us for My Science Fair for a morning of fun, activities and our competition prize-giving.

Key Dates

Saturday 6th March - Virtual Drop-In Session #1

Monday 29th March - Project Competition Sign Up Deadline

Saturday 27th March Virtual Drop-In Session #2

Monday 5th April Project Competition Submission Deadline

Saturday 17th April - Project Competition: Meet the Judges

Sunday 18th April - My Science Fair Goes Virtual!

My Science Fair Goes Virtual! - Sunday 18th April 2021

Don't forget to sign up for the big My Science Fair event! With interactive online workshops, exciting performances and group activities, this free-to-access fun morning will be perfect for all the family to take part in. 

Project Competition Tasks

In this year's competition, you can choose one of three topics to explore: Scale, Sounds and Stars.  To help you investigate and choose your topic, check out the videos and resources below, created for you by science students from the University of Bath...

Topic A: Scale

My Science Fair - Project Competition Task A: The Physics of the Smallest Things

Topic B: Sounds

My Science Fair - Project Competition Task B: How does sound impact the world around us?

Topic C: Stars

My Science Fair - Project Competition Task C: The Life and Death of a Star