What can I do on the site?

Students can:

  • ‘Meet’ the scientists
  • ASK them questions
  • Let scientists know their opinions
  • Find out what real scientists are like and what they do all day
  • Engage in live discussion about real-life science
  • CHAT live with scientists and ask them questions
  • Choose which scientist they think should get £500 by VOTING for the scientist they want to win
  • Enter a contest to win £20 in WHSmith vouchers
  • Find links to science information, and study help, on the web

Scientists can:

  • Engage with young people
  • Contribute to science education
  • Hear what teachers and students have to say about science
  • Get awarded £500 to spend on science communication if they impress the students enough!

Teachers can:

  • Show their classes how science works in the real world
  • Download and use lesson plans and resources
  • Get support for teaching the How Science Works part of the curriculum
  • Make science lessons fun!

We hope everyone will find I’m a Scientist, Get me out of Here! useful, engaging, and enjoyable. Explore the site, check out the scientists’ profiles, the live chats and all the questions that have been asked before, and… have fun!