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  • Free kits

    We delivered free science kits to every UK school in 2012

    Brimming with scientific equipment and curriculum-linked teaching resources, experiments and planning guides.

  • Tennis player

    Inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    A fun, free and fascinating way of using science to discover how your body works during sport and movement.

  • Sir Steve Redgrave

    To be a top sportsperson you need to be in the zone

    "Science played a huge role in my Olympic success and understanding how my body works was as important on race day as any brutal training regime."

  • Experiment

    Learning is not a spectator sport

    In the Zone kits provide everything you need for each lesson, including resources you can adapt to deliver science lessons you feel comfortable with.

  • Fizzy and Dizzy

    Introducing Fizzy & Dizzy

    Fizzy Cole and her trusty friend, Dizzy the Dog, appear throughout the resources for ages 4-11. They are on a mission to help children get In the Zone and do their best.

  • Live Data Zone

    Live Data Zone

    Students aged 11-19 can upload the results of their experiments and search the national data set for trends.

Ages 4-11

Ages 4 to 11 homepage Enter Zone!

Fizzy Cole and her friend Dizzy the Dog are on a mission to help children get In the Zone and do their best! You'll find them in the In the Zone kit that every school in the UK received in 2012.

Brimming with scientific equipment, teaching resources, experiments and planning guides, the kits contained everything you need to teach curriculum-linked investigative lessons exploring how the human body works during sport and movement.

You can also download all of the resources you need to take part in the investigations from this website, as well as playing fantastic and fun games with Fizzy and Dizzy.

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Ages 11-19

Ages 11 to 19 homepage Enter Zone!

A box of physiology-related experiments for students aged 11-19 was delivered to every UK school and college in 2012.

It contained exciting scientific equipment and teaching resources, including blood pressure monitors, pulse oximeters, respirometers and much more; everything you need to take part in fun, curriculum-linked practical investigations.

You can still download all of the resources you need to take part in the investigations from this website. Students can also upload results of their experiments to the Live Data Zone and search the entire national data set for trends. Get In the Zone to find out more!

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News

Get In the Zone with Brazil 2014 and the Commonwealth Games!

After the huge success of London 2012 the sporting craze continues this summer with Brazil 2014 and, straight after the World Cup, we'll be hosting the Commonwealth Games in Scotland.

What a great opportunity to get ahead of the games and use your In the Zone kit to bring some of the excitement of these major sporting events into your classroom. You can use the kit to help your pupils discover the science behind the performance of elite footballers like Wayne Rooney, Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo and what happens in the bodies of top athletes such as Usain Bolt and Mo Farrar when they push themselves to the limit in their quest for gold.

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Get 'In the Zone' for Sochi

We're counting down to some exceptional sport at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, and have enjoyed watching In the Zone's champion, Sir Steve Redgrave CBE, on Channel 4's 'The Jump'. To give you some ideas of how to excite your students, here are some suggestions for how to get In the Zone… in the cold! Brrrrr.

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Take It Further

If you've enjoyed In the Zone, here are some ways to extend your In the Zone experience; places to learn more about science and movement; and links to related information.

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Any questions?

If you need information or have a question about In the Zone, please view our help and support page which contains FAQs and support for the experiments. You can also contact us by email or telephone.

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