Formulation Science and Technology Group - IYC Challenge

The Formulation Science and Technology Group committee have prepared a set of slides containing activities for school children between the ages of 8 and 13 years old. Each slide is double sided with age appropriate activities on one side and more detailed notes for adults on the other.

The cover of the resource pack with the title Formulate and Understand Notebook


This resource was created to:
  • engage the general public and raising the awareness of formulation science and technology,
  • give special attention to young people with the activities designed to be both educational and fun,
  • stimulate creative thinking and lead to a better understanding of formulation science.


  • Objects that float
  • Oil and Water
  • Bubbles & Foam
  • Apples and Oranges
  • Formulating with colour
  • Sand castles
  • Polymers

Example of a student activity page from the resource pack. This activity is about sandcastles.

This is an example of the information page associated with each activity. This activity is about sandcastles.

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Formulation Science and Technology - Activities for 8-13 year olds
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Contact and Further Information

Dr Fiona McMillan
Member Networks Team Leader
Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0WF
Tel: + 44 (0) 1223 432269