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#TECHOGNITION 2021

On 11th June 2021, hundreds of schools across the UK took part in #TECHOGNITION week to celebrate the work of school and college technicians.

Over a thousand photos were uploaded to our Event Gallery during the week and more than 12,000 Tweets containing the #TECHOGNITION hashtag were shared on Twitter with hundreds more photos uploaded to Facebook and Instagram.

Thank you to UNISON and Gratnells who sponsored the 2021 event.

2021 Event Gallery

This gallery contains over a thousand photos that school science technicians uploaded to the site during the #TECHOGNITION 2021 event.

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Some lovely examples of mitosis in root tip

Some lovely examples of mitosis in root tip - from Angela (11/06/2021 14:41)

What a lovely bunch of Cabbages!!

What a lovely bunch of Cabbages!! - from Helen (11/06/2021 14:42)

Trialling a new practical #itwentpop

Trialling a new practical #itwentpop - from Nicki F (11/06/2021 14:43)

Heather, Jehan & Fran - our Physics, Chemistry & Biology technicians.

Heather, Jehan & Fran - our Physics, Chemistry & Biology technicians. - from Stewart (11/06/2021 14:44)

That&#39;s not how they went out.

That's not how they went out. - from Wilson's Sci techs (11/06/2021 14:44)

Class display is ready: We can read the title and great satisfaction of team work!

Class display is ready: We can read the title and great satisfaction of team work! - from Sadia (11/06/2021 14:45)

Blue bottle magic

Blue bottle magic - from Alun (11/06/2021 14:45)

Datalogging equipment all stirred up!

Datalogging equipment all stirred up! - from Pauline (11/06/2021 14:45)

Harry POTter may not be a very good technician but at least he was cheap

Harry POTter may not be a very good technician but at least he was cheap - from David (11/06/2021 14:40)

Microscale halogen displacement

Microscale halogen displacement - from Michele (11/06/2021 14:40)

Prepping some super high tech kit!

Prepping some super high tech kit! - from Lisa (11/06/2021 14:39)

Tidying up leads to some interesting finds! I love retro-tech

Tidying up leads to some interesting finds! I love retro-tech - from BioBee (11/06/2021 14:38)

Elena cutting up the clay ready for the Art classes

Elena cutting up the clay ready for the Art classes - from Elena (11/06/2021 14:37)

Love my mini Gratnell trays

Love my mini Gratnell trays - from Alison (11/06/2021 14:37)

Fetching more replacement labware for labs - my spares trays are going to be empty soon !

Fetching more replacement labware for labs - my spares trays are going to be empty soon ! - from Zoe (11/06/2021 14:38)

Cutting out &#39;rabbits&#39; for a teacher request population task!

Cutting out 'rabbits' for a teacher request population task! - from Rachel (11/06/2021 14:36)

Lisa changing the colours to the 3D printer

Lisa changing the colours to the 3D printer - from Lisa (11/06/2021 14:35)

Before ...

Before ... - from Zoe (11/06/2021 14:34)

Here&#39;s the new pond all digging and filing done by us

Here's the new pond all digging and filing done by us - from Gavin and Alison legends in their own prep room. (11/06/2021 14:34)

Greenwall watering conundrum

Greenwall watering conundrum - from Mrs Mears (11/06/2021 14:32)

Holly, covering and numbering new books ready for September

Holly, covering and numbering new books ready for September - from Pauline (11/06/2021 14:32)

Lockdown project - CLEAPSS mini spirit burners

Lockdown project - CLEAPSS mini spirit burners - from Zoe (11/06/2021 14:33)

This is what being a technician does to you!

This is what being a technician does to you! - from Callum & Christine (11/06/2021 14:33)

The scintillator arrived from America today. Almost ready to construct the gamma ray/muon detector.

The scintillator arrived from America today. Almost ready to construct the gamma ray/muon detector. - from Mr. Jones (11/06/2021 14:28)

Finally caught up with the prep room tidy up. Mostly...

Finally caught up with the prep room tidy up. Mostly... - from Kat (11/06/2021 14:28)

Ready for Monday!

Ready for Monday! - from Vicky (11/06/2021 14:29)

Ark BDA Science Technician Team 2021

Ark BDA Science Technician Team 2021 - from Paul & Katia (11/06/2021 14:29)

Check out the indicators, prep for Monday

Check out the indicators, prep for Monday - from Sharon (11/06/2021 14:30)

Boss at work

Boss at work - from Ollie (11/06/2021 14:30)

checking drains

checking drains - from mark (11/06/2021 14:27)

Kayley-Ann and Phil trialing a new practical at Callywith College

Kayley-Ann and Phil trialing a new practical at Callywith College - from Callywith College (11/06/2021 14:28)

Checking in on Baby Leopard Geckos (hatched at College)

Checking in on Baby Leopard Geckos (hatched at College) - from Mrs Mears (11/06/2021 14:26)

Preparing gummy bears for the osmosis practical.

Preparing gummy bears for the osmosis practical. - from Melanie (11/06/2021 14:23)

Sub-culturing bacteria

Sub-culturing bacteria - from Vicky (11/06/2021 14:24)

Not sure some of this cress will survive the weekend

Not sure some of this cress will survive the weekend - from Shelley College (11/06/2021 14:24)

Year 8 have been taking cuttings

Year 8 have been taking cuttings - from Rachel C (11/06/2021 14:25)

A days worth of sterilising

A days worth of sterilising - from Vicky (11/06/2021 14:23)

My cup of tea is still hot!

My cup of tea is still hot! - from Wilson's Sci techs (11/06/2021 14:22)

Oops

Oops - from Goldington Academy (11/06/2021 14:22)

Checking kit over before a lesson

Checking kit over before a lesson - from Catherine (11/06/2021 14:22)

Food tests for starch and glucose today. Worked a treat!

Food tests for starch and glucose today. Worked a treat! - from Mrs Robinson (11/06/2021 14:21)

Will it defrost before Monday&#39;s dissection lesson?

Will it defrost before Monday's dissection lesson? - from Jo (11/06/2021 14:21)

Repotting the geraniums

Repotting the geraniums - from Habs_AGS BioTech (11/06/2021 14:18)

Louise, quarantining woodlice!

Louise, quarantining woodlice! - from Louise C (11/06/2021 14:18)

Trying out the CLEAPSS cheek cell alternative. Thank you CLEAPSS

Trying out the CLEAPSS cheek cell alternative. Thank you CLEAPSS - from Melanie (11/06/2021 14:18)

A cake made by one technician for another technician&#39;s birthday! Happy Birthday Ildi!

A cake made by one technician for another technician's birthday! Happy Birthday Ildi! - from Steph (11/06/2021 14:14)

Kit needing sorted

Kit needing sorted - from Chris (11/06/2021 14:17)

Agar zones of inhibition

Agar zones of inhibition - from Sharon (11/06/2021 14:11)

Filing year 11 assessments ready for their grades in August

Filing year 11 assessments ready for their grades in August - from Jan (11/06/2021 14:12)

Technician talents are never done!!

Technician talents are never done!! - from Helen and (11/06/2021 14:14)

Never throw away a box, you never know when it could come in use as a Burette drier.

Never throw away a box, you never know when it could come in use as a Burette drier. - from Lin (11/06/2021 14:11)

setting up radiant heat practical

setting up radiant heat practical - from Laura (11/06/2021 14:11)

a fun way to test your knowledge ;-)

a fun way to test your knowledge ;-) - from celine (11/06/2021 14:10)

Deliveries of new equipment arriving but the packaging is just as exciting!

Deliveries of new equipment arriving but the packaging is just as exciting! - from Vicky (11/06/2021 14:08)

plant cell snd vein microscopy, when technicians curiosity doesn&#39;t stop????(underneath of leaf)

plant cell snd vein microscopy, when technicians curiosity doesn't stop????(underneath of leaf) - from celine (11/06/2021 14:09)

Pimped up lab coats!

Pimped up lab coats! - from Sophie (11/06/2021 14:01)

Fake it to make it safe! Elements tray - Bromine

Fake it to make it safe! Elements tray - Bromine - from Nicki F (11/06/2021 14:01)

Physics has the best toys, um, I mean demos.

Physics has the best toys, um, I mean demos. - from Keith (11/06/2021 14:01)

Other people use stress balls but Marg prefers to cuddle Zeuss

Other people use stress balls but Marg prefers to cuddle Zeuss - from Marg (11/06/2021 14:01)

This poster says it all I think!

This poster says it all I think! - from Lin (11/06/2021 14:05)

One tech down... it&#39;s a skeleton service today

One tech down... it's a skeleton service today - from Wilson's Sci techs (11/06/2021 14:05)

Home made magnetic fields demo.

Home made magnetic fields demo. - from Keith (11/06/2021 14:02)

Ready, steady, Clone!

Ready, steady, Clone! - from Julie (11/06/2021 14:02)

Relabelling our Hermit Crab

Relabelling our Hermit Crab - from Kym (11/06/2021 14:02)

Gone from being a Design tech, this morning to being the food tech this afternoon.

Gone from being a Design tech, this morning to being the food tech this afternoon. - from Prit (11/06/2021 14:03)

Solids and liquids density column

Solids and liquids density column - from Keith (11/06/2021 14:03)

Tomatoes - Finally taking shape in the green house! Yummy!!

Tomatoes - Finally taking shape in the green house! Yummy!! - from Helen and (11/06/2021 14:03)

Bernoulli&#39;s Principle. I can&#39;t believe I&#39;m paid to do this..

Bernoulli's Principle. I can't believe I'm paid to do this.. - from Keith (11/06/2021 14:04)

Replacing broken Van De Graaff Generator rods

Replacing broken Van De Graaff Generator rods - from Keith (11/06/2021 14:00)

Sometimes science is pure magic!

Sometimes science is pure magic! - from Anne (11/06/2021 13:57)

Diffraction Distraction in Action.

Diffraction Distraction in Action. - from Keith (11/06/2021 13:58)

Trolley in waiting

Trolley in waiting - from Anne (11/06/2021 13:53)

Going above and beyond in Food Tech, Taking a practical session

Going above and beyond in Food Tech, Taking a practical session - from Lorraine (11/06/2021 13:54)

Friday technicians&#39; meeting with a trifling quiz

Friday technicians' meeting with a trifling quiz - from Anne (11/06/2021 13:57)

Where does this wire go?

Where does this wire go? - from Keith (11/06/2021 13:56)

Nothing beats an indoor Rainbow

Nothing beats an indoor Rainbow - from Andres (11/06/2021 13:56)

Chemistry mask, physics components

Chemistry mask, physics components - from Emma CLEAPSS (11/06/2021 13:56)

I had to make 64 of these for condom training. This is the Deluxe model!

I had to make 64 of these for condom training. This is the Deluxe model! - from Paul Birch (11/06/2021 13:56)

Demo resistance of a wire set up ready to go!

Demo resistance of a wire set up ready to go! - from Srijana (11/06/2021 13:50)

Mini white boards washed

Mini white boards washed - from Timea (11/06/2021 13:52)

Agata, Agi and Paul - Eclipse gazing

Agata, Agi and Paul - Eclipse gazing - from Paul Birch (11/06/2021 13:51)

The glamorous side of the job, always cleaning gratnells!

The glamorous side of the job, always cleaning gratnells! - from Doris (11/06/2021 13:50)

Magic spray that keeps us safe

Magic spray that keeps us safe - from Mrs L (11/06/2021 13:49)

Watering time!

Watering time! - from Sutton High school (11/06/2021 13:47)

Gloves optional?

Gloves optional? - from Chris J (11/06/2021 13:47)

SolidWorks trouble shooting with year 9

SolidWorks trouble shooting with year 9 - from Mrs L (11/06/2021 13:46)

Washing the pots.

Washing the pots. - from Chris J (11/06/2021 13:45)

USB to steam-engine adaptor cable for charging devices with steam.

USB to steam-engine adaptor cable for charging devices with steam. - from Geoff (11/06/2021 13:43)

2/3 of the entire science department!

2/3 of the entire science department! - from Sammy (11/06/2021 13:43)

Draining Glasses between lessons after Sterilising

Draining Glasses between lessons after Sterilising - from Dani from St Brendan's (11/06/2021 13:41)

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Event Sponsors

#TECHOGNITION 2022 is brought to you by Preproom.org, UNISON and Technical Champions.