Why do slugs and snails need slime?

Make your own slime and learn all about how slugs and snails move upside down and up the sides of your fences and walls. Our experiments are simple to follow and only require common household materials!

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Check out further free bioscience resources on the RSB website: https://www.rsb.org.uk/getinvolved

Royal Society of Biology hands-on science activities at Sidmouth Science festival

The Royal Society of Biology is a membership organisation for biologists worldwide, with 17,500 members and counting! We work to provide a unified voice for the biosciences for policy and education, and also bring the wonders and importance of the biosciences to audiences across the UK and beyond. The Royal Society of Biology outreach and engagement team have produced activities as part of this year's online Sidmouth Science Festival.

You can get involved with the festival from the comfort of your own home - just choose one of the easy to follow scientific experiments to do below! Post photos of you in action on twitter and tag @RoyalSocBio and @SidmouthScience to let us know.