Do-it-yourSciences consists on an online collaborative platform addressing how to build educational Do-It-Yourself science projects and activities. The projects will be uploaded to the Do-it-yourSciences website. These will be available for free downloading.

The main fields addressed are the following:

  • Biology
  • Energy
  • Sustainable development
  • Mechanics
  • Electronic circuits and robotics
  • Astronomy
  • Mathematics and geometry

Basic information

Country: Switzerland

Coordinator: Juvene Foundation

Programme: Other

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Target groups: parents, primary school students, secondary school students, teachers, trainee teachers, youth clubs

Topic: Biology, Energy, Environmental sciences, Maths, Technology

Start year: 2009


Contact person: Martin Reeve, info (at)

The objective of the DYI science projects should be the creation of a working object that can be used many times. It should not only consist of a scientific experiment.

The projects must be easy to build by non-specialists and by using affordable and available materials. They must be harmless to build and use.

The DIY science projects must have a solely educational purpose. No political or commercial projects are accepted.

The projects included in Do-it-yourSciences are essentially directed towards teachers in search of practical ideas and projects that will allow pupils to gain:

  • A better understanding on scientific matters
  • A better understanding on the world surrounding them through science education
  • A more sensitive awareness of environmental issues

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