Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre

Please note that bookings for 2020/2021 are not open at present as due to Covid-19 restrictions we are unable to run face to face workshops.

However,  we are developing a new online programme and further details will follow soon. Updated August 2020

This year, we are delighted to be able to bring an online version of the festival to Midlothian primary and secondary classrooms.  

Educational resources, teacher professional development courses, special events and information about national STEM days. 

These step-by-step, fun, curriculum-linked investigations develop your young explorer's understanding of how science works and prepares them to create their own investigations. 

We have an exciting programme of hands-on science workshops for local, national and international primary and secondary schools.

We have a programme of molecular biology and genetic focused workshops for further education college students of all levels. 

We have many opportunities for families and adults to get hands-on with some real-life science in the Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre. 

An empty laboratory in the Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre.

To help you plan your visit, to find out how to make a booking, for directions and to download other important visitor information.

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Stay up to date with our latest news and learn more about what we do here at the Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre. 

We aim to inspire the next generation of scientists and science communicators by offering opportunities for young people; including school pupils, undergraduates and PhD students.

The work experience programmes range from 2 week insight placements to internships, they all provide valuable experiences in key areas of science.