Big Biology Day

  • Date:
    Oct 15, 2016
  • Location: Cambridge, CB2 8PE, Cambs
  • Address: Hills Road
  • How to find us:

Fun, engaging and informative hands-on biology activities for all ages, something for everyone and it’s free, just come along to Hills Road Sixth Form College, 10am-4pm to meet the scientists and enjoy! 

A day for all the family, you can:

  • Dissect owl pellets
  • Test your brain with mirror tracing
  • Discover what stem cells and mitochondria do
  • Investigate genes
  • Find out about your immune system
  • Learn about DNA
  • Create your own articulating hand
  • Find out about science projects from our visiting schools
  • Look down microscopes
  • Make a brain hat
  • See how important microbes are
  • Meet lots of animals
  • Talk to practicing biologists
  • Try your hand at lots of quizzes

And much much more - please see last year's Programme

We regret there is NO car parking on site (except for disabled visitors). The multi-storey car park on Clifton Road is within a few minutes walking distance of the College. We would strongly advise you to use public transport to travel to the College. The College is a 10-15 minute walk from the train station and it is on Stagecoach's Citi 1 and Citi 7 bus routes and also on the Babraham Road Park and Ride route.