Student zone

We want you to experience the magic of science.

Ever wondered how science comes to life in the real world? Do you know how mouthwash could save lives? Do you know how F1TM drivers use science to gain seconds on the track? Did you know that a single germ can multiply to become more than 8 million germs in just one day?

Discover the cutting-edge science used to push the limits of human performance, get ready to enter our annual competition, or even brush-up on your scientific vocabulary. Use the menu below to see our top picks for you across the site.

Our top picks

Film hub

Our Film hub brings together all the film content across our site. Sit back and explore a range of films, including our latest addition promoting the GSK Germ Control Challenge 2015.

Inspiring careers

We want to reveal how fundamental working with science is to so many different parts of our world. Understand the science behind what you learn at school, and see how science is applied in the real world.


We are working with our exclusive programme supporters to create a brand new challenge for 11-14 year-olds. Although we can’t release the details just yet, you can be sure it’s going to be even bigger and even more exciting than ever!


Use our Glossary to get to grips with your scientific vocabulary.