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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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Ivy stomata

Ivy stomata - from Geoff (11/06/2021 13:40)

Making Agar plates ready for Monday

Making Agar plates ready for Monday - from David (11/06/2021 13:39)

Making Giant Bubbles to Teach Surface Tension

Making Giant Bubbles to Teach Surface Tension - from Phil (11/06/2021 13:39)

Another head in the oven.

Another head in the oven. - from Margaret (11/06/2021 13:39)

Snail surgery

Snail surgery - from Jo (11/06/2021 13:38)

Not a good Practical to have to clear up straight after lunch

Not a good Practical to have to clear up straight after lunch - from David (11/06/2021 13:37)

I washed the prep room floor during lockdown - not sure when it was last done !

I washed the prep room floor during lockdown - not sure when it was last done ! - from Zoe (11/06/2021 13:37)

Final touches.

Final touches. - from Margaret (11/06/2021 13:36)

More unpacking, shame about the waste

More unpacking, shame about the waste - from Stacey (11/06/2021 13:36)

Hope they don&#39;t lick this Jelly!

Hope they don't lick this Jelly! - from Julie (11/06/2021 13:35)

Very happy with final creations.

Very happy with final creations. - from Margaret (11/06/2021 13:34)

Of all the days.....

Of all the days..... - from Stace (11/06/2021 13:34)

Elephants toothpaste for Year 11&#39;s last lesson

Elephants toothpaste for Year 11's last lesson - from April (11/06/2021 13:32)

Hanging out with my new prep room buddy

Hanging out with my new prep room buddy - from Rachel Gibson (11/06/2021 13:32)

still proud of that amazing greenhouse made out of plastic bottles

still proud of that amazing greenhouse made out of plastic bottles - from celine (11/06/2021 13:31)

Such a bright idea

Such a bright idea - from Vee (11/06/2021 13:30)

Whoosh bottle demo

Whoosh bottle demo - from April (11/06/2021 13:30)

Setting up for an online KS2 session to one of our feeder schools

Setting up for an online KS2 session to one of our feeder schools - from David (11/06/2021 13:29)

Chemical stocktake!

Chemical stocktake! - from Abbie and Elizabeth (11/06/2021 13:27)

First one in 21 years!

First one in 21 years! - from Julie (11/06/2021 13:25)

Demos

Demos - from Rasika (11/06/2021 13:24)

Lead time for pracs...

Lead time for pracs... - from Vee (11/06/2021 13:23)

Not again! After effect of Quadrate practical in this nice weather

Not again! After effect of Quadrate practical in this nice weather - from Sadia (11/06/2021 13:23)

Just received delivery of goodies from Select Education

Just received delivery of goodies from Select Education - from Kerry (11/06/2021 13:23)

Note of thanks- a little thank you from pupils that saw our techognitian  day notice

Note of thanks- a little thank you from pupils that saw our techognitian day notice - from Cumbernauld crew (11/06/2021 13:22)

Oops

Oops - from Goldington Academy (11/06/2021 13:23)

Ready for gardening club, ice lollies at the ready! Be back in an hour, where&#39;s my Sun cream?

Ready for gardening club, ice lollies at the ready! Be back in an hour, where's my Sun cream? - from Maggy (11/06/2021 13:21)

Surface Area/Volume Ratio demo with Agar Cubes

Surface Area/Volume Ratio demo with Agar Cubes - from Old Dog (11/06/2021 13:21)

Rainbow Flames

Rainbow Flames - from D Shand (11/06/2021 13:19)

My glamorous Polish assistants, sorting books!

My glamorous Polish assistants, sorting books! - from Paul Birch (11/06/2021 13:19)

BioArt: All time favourite practical

BioArt: All time favourite practical - from Sadia (11/06/2021 13:17)

Algae balls photosynthesis exp

Algae balls photosynthesis exp - from R Bilboe (11/06/2021 13:17)

Our storage shelves & poster - can you spot us?

Our storage shelves & poster - can you spot us? - from Lesley (11/06/2021 13:17)

All in a day

All in a day - from Goldington Academy (11/06/2021 13:16)

Epsom salt concentrations ??

Epsom salt concentrations ?? - from Kate B (11/06/2021 13:15)

Tidy up time

Tidy up time - from Alison (11/06/2021 13:15)

Display on Shocking ocean facts!

Display on Shocking ocean facts! - from Sharon (11/06/2021 13:14)

broken equipment pile is growing !

broken equipment pile is growing ! - from Helen (11/06/2021 13:13)

Moving microscopes

Moving microscopes - from R Bilboe (11/06/2021 13:13)

A change from the usual science prep, making &#39;pom poms&#39; etc for the &#39;Prom&#39;

A change from the usual science prep, making 'pom poms' etc for the 'Prom' - from Charnwood Techs (11/06/2021 13:13)

Only the second time using the table saw

Only the second time using the table saw - from Kings School DT (11/06/2021 13:12)

It works! LDR demo

It works! LDR demo - from Minna (11/06/2021 13:12)

Eco-Schools Presentation - preparing paper gift bags to our eco-warriors for all their hard work!!

Eco-Schools Presentation - preparing paper gift bags to our eco-warriors for all their hard work!! - from Helen (11/06/2021 13:11)

Washing up never ends!

Washing up never ends! - from Helen (11/06/2021 13:11)

Sorting out a messy cupboard!!

Sorting out a messy cupboard!! - from Sharon (11/06/2021 13:11)

f=ma required practical

f=ma required practical - from D Shand (11/06/2021 13:10)

Whoooooooooosh!

Whoooooooooosh! - from Lisa (11/06/2021 13:10)

Cutting MDF for clock making

Cutting MDF for clock making - from Kings School DT (11/06/2021 13:10)

Prepping for Monday

Prepping for Monday - from Helen (11/06/2021 13:09)

Time to get on with some repairs...

Time to get on with some repairs... - from Alison at Shelley College (11/06/2021 13:09)

About to set off a methane rocket!

About to set off a methane rocket! - from Angela (11/06/2021 13:09)

Prep room mascot

Prep room mascot - from Wilson's Sci techs (11/06/2021 13:07)

Celebrating Techognition Day

Celebrating Techognition Day - from Tasha and Eirini YJB (11/06/2021 13:04)

Packing up for the A Level Biology Field Trip

Packing up for the A Level Biology Field Trip - from Old Dog (11/06/2021 13:02)

Calibrating Thermometers

Calibrating Thermometers - from Sharon (11/06/2021 13:04)

Returning chemicals to the Chemical store after use...

Returning chemicals to the Chemical store after use... - from Charnwood Techs (11/06/2021 13:01)

Having a smashing time emptying the glass bin

Having a smashing time emptying the glass bin - from Mel (11/06/2021 13:00)

The snakes house extension is now finished! Complete with her own swimming pool!

The snakes house extension is now finished! Complete with her own swimming pool! - from Hannah (11/06/2021 12:59)

2021 Technician.

2021 Technician. - from Hall Green Team (11/06/2021 12:57)

Just a normal day in the life of a Science Tech: Giving the Salamander a pedicure & spa treatment

Just a normal day in the life of a Science Tech: Giving the Salamander a pedicure & spa treatment - from Vicky (11/06/2021 12:58)

Making and testing battery holders on a hot summers afternoon

Making and testing battery holders on a hot summers afternoon - from NGA Technicians (11/06/2021 12:59)

Beautiful range of colours from this ink chromatogram :)

Beautiful range of colours from this ink chromatogram :) - from BioBee (11/06/2021 12:59)

I always enjoy locking myself away to do microbiology

I always enjoy locking myself away to do microbiology - from Emma P (11/06/2021 12:56)

Wildlife roaming in the Science corridor

Wildlife roaming in the Science corridor - from Pauline (11/06/2021 12:55)

Looking after the apiary! Checking their well-beeing!

Looking after the apiary! Checking their well-beeing! - from Andres (11/06/2021 12:53)

Technicians networking over a free lunch!

Technicians networking over a free lunch! - from Pauline (11/06/2021 12:54)

Unnamed beaker of unknown substance left by teacher...Classic

Unnamed beaker of unknown substance left by teacher...Classic - from Emma P (11/06/2021 12:53)

More safety specs drying

More safety specs drying - from Pauline (11/06/2021 12:53)

How many technicians to put up a vinyl?

How many technicians to put up a vinyl? - from Sutton High School (11/06/2021 12:52)

Ed is delighted to be interrupted for a quick snap...

Ed is delighted to be interrupted for a quick snap... - from Philip (11/06/2021 12:52)

Testing for carbon dioxide post-COVID-19

Testing for carbon dioxide post-COVID-19 - from Karen B (11/06/2021 12:51)

Ken returns chemicals to stock for storage.

Ken returns chemicals to stock for storage. - from Philip (11/06/2021 12:51)

Old, but still AWESOME!!

Old, but still AWESOME!! - from Paul Birch (11/06/2021 12:47)

Checking the display doesn&#39;t need refreshing. Enough Lego?

Checking the display doesn't need refreshing. Enough Lego? - from Philip (11/06/2021 12:49)

Mini-still has had it&#39;s Friday glow-up

Mini-still has had it's Friday glow-up - from Philip (11/06/2021 12:48)

Beetroot Pigment Calibration Curve

Beetroot Pigment Calibration Curve - from Old Dog (11/06/2021 12:48)

&#39;inspecting elements&#39; trays sorted back into their proper place!

'inspecting elements' trays sorted back into their proper place! - from BioBee (11/06/2021 12:49)

Hard at work

Hard at work - from Douglas (11/06/2021 12:42)

Words fail me!!

Words fail me!! - from Paul Birch (11/06/2021 12:44)

sorting molymods

sorting molymods - from Rachel (11/06/2021 12:44)

Mending a broken heart! (Again)

Mending a broken heart! (Again) - from Old Dog (11/06/2021 12:45)

Time for a water change

Time for a water change - from Wilson's Sci techs (11/06/2021 12:45)

Techognition Recognition

Techognition Recognition - from Emma P (11/06/2021 12:42)

You thought earphones got tangled...

You thought earphones got tangled... - from BioBee (11/06/2021 12:41)

Acid and Alkali on thermochromic sheet

Acid and Alkali on thermochromic sheet - from Hannah (11/06/2021 12:40)

All clean and specsy!!!

All clean and specsy!!! - from Helen (11/06/2021 12:39)

Mr Pocock-Bell - our Physics technician at St Helen and St Katharine.

Mr Pocock-Bell - our Physics technician at St Helen and St Katharine. - from Mr D Pocock-Bell (11/06/2021 12:37)

Living Tipi complete at last, for our Science Sensory Garden.

Living Tipi complete at last, for our Science Sensory Garden. - from Jenny (11/06/2021 12:35)

Year 12 step up day chemistry prep for microscale iodine clock reaction.

Year 12 step up day chemistry prep for microscale iodine clock reaction. - from Alex (11/06/2021 12:36)

Testing balloon shapes

Testing balloon shapes - from HighfieldScienceTechnicians (11/06/2021 12:34)

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Event Sponsors

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