Make a wonderful water lily that opens in water. 

This type of tropical flower is pollinated by beetles. In the daytime these stay hidden inside the closed flower. If you want, cut out the beetle and hide it inside your flower before placing it on water!

Learn how to code the micro:bit to become a wake-up alarm using its light-sensing feature.  All coding is done online using Blocks on the Makecode page, and the results seen on Makecode's online simulator.

With help from the Centre of Computing History, learn how to code and fix the 'broken' T-rex game.

Before you start, download the digital assets below


Cactus 1

Cactus 2

Cactus 3

The early morning is one of the best times to spot wildlife. Join the team from the Museum of Zoology as they listen out for birdsong and spot local wildlife in Cambridge as the sun rises.

Why not wrap up warm and open a window or head out into your garden – what can you see and hear?

Take a peek behind the Sedgwick Museum's doors when it has closed for the evening. See strange goings on - captured on film for the first time ever. A ghostly Twilight treat!

Climate Change is big. Really big, and sometimes it can seem overwhelming to understand all the complex terms, let alone how we feel about it.

The Polar Museum is about to break it down for you and you’ll even get to sing too!

The base of the James Webb Telescope is roughly the size of a tennis court and scientists have had to figure out a way to blast it
up into space. How? Find out with this clever model.

Download the activity here.

At night, when the Museum is closed, some special visitors arrive and the only way of knowing they have been because of the footprints they leave.

See if you can guess each animal by it's shadow and match it with its footprint.

Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson as she looks at a Bronze age beaker from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Learn how to use model magic and foam shapes to create your own designs.

Find out more about how Bronze Age items were made in this short film

Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson as she looks at a globe with animals on it, from the Whipple Museum. Learn how to make your own globe at home and imagine what animal you would be.

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