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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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Making up Covid PPE packs for labs

Making up Covid PPE packs for labs - from Karen (11/06/2021 10:10)

Luminesce away !!

Luminesce away !! - from Heather in focus (11/06/2021 10:11)

Physics stuff

Physics stuff - from Don’t do physics (11/06/2021 10:11)

Feels like Christmas!

Feels like Christmas! - from Hannah (11/06/2021 10:11)

3 days later... still not gotten round to it!

3 days later... still not gotten round to it! - from Stacey (11/06/2021 10:11)

Electrolysis of copper chloride with our new microscale kit

Electrolysis of copper chloride with our new microscale kit - from Karen (11/06/2021 10:12)

Making algal balls

Making algal balls - from Pauline (11/06/2021 10:12)

Trialling rainbow fizz

Trialling rainbow fizz - from Karen (11/06/2021 10:09)

Making sugar snakes

Making sugar snakes - from Karen (11/06/2021 10:09)

osmosis practical ready to go

osmosis practical ready to go - from Hannah (11/06/2021 10:08)

Homemade Giant Microbes

Homemade Giant Microbes - from Bevvii (11/06/2021 10:08)

Demonstration setup! Get in the gratnells!

Demonstration setup! Get in the gratnells! - from Stacey (11/06/2021 10:08)

My helper during lockdown, assessing my work

My helper during lockdown, assessing my work - from Karen (11/06/2021 10:08)

Trolley ready to go: Temperature affects the rate of decay

Trolley ready to go: Temperature affects the rate of decay - from Sadia (11/06/2021 10:07)

Storage appreciation post!!

Storage appreciation post!! - from Shamim alom (11/06/2021 10:08)

practical sets ready to go

practical sets ready to go - from Hannah (11/06/2021 10:06)

Why does everything in our Physics prep room look like a sci-fi thingymajig

Why does everything in our Physics prep room look like a sci-fi thingymajig - from BioBee (11/06/2021 10:05)

Technicians introducing new teaching ideas

Technicians introducing new teaching ideas - from Stacey (11/06/2021 10:06)

Colours of the rainbow

Colours of the rainbow - from Panda lady (11/06/2021 10:06)

flame test with a spray bottle

flame test with a spray bottle - from celine (11/06/2021 10:04)

Replacing tubing on condensers

Replacing tubing on condensers - from Sue (11/06/2021 10:04)

A smashing good time... our crushed ice machine.

A smashing good time... our crushed ice machine. - from Wilson's Sci techs (11/06/2021 10:03)

Class room work DT

Class room work DT - from Sutton High School (11/06/2021 10:03)

‘Thank you’ flowers from my HoD

‘Thank you’ flowers from my HoD - from Timea (11/06/2021 10:03)

Helping students make ice-cream with dry ice!

Helping students make ice-cream with dry ice! - from Sarah (11/06/2021 10:02)

I spy with my little eye

I spy with my little eye - from Sarah (11/06/2021 10:02)

Working with Reagents

Working with Reagents - from VIONA (11/06/2021 10:01)

More to do than just practical setup!

More to do than just practical setup! - from Stacey (11/06/2021 10:01)

How to wire a plug...

How to wire a plug... - from Charnwood Techs (11/06/2021 10:01)

minibeast hunting in the wildlife garden

minibeast hunting in the wildlife garden - from Zoe (11/06/2021 10:00)

Showing movement through the xylem in celery

Showing movement through the xylem in celery - from Sheena (11/06/2021 09:58)

Making glass spreaders for microbiology!

Making glass spreaders for microbiology! - from Laura (11/06/2021 09:58)

Preparing reagents

Preparing reagents - from VIONA (11/06/2021 09:59)

Our weather centre.

Our weather centre. - from Mrs. Hamilton (11/06/2021 09:59)

Award won by our school! Ran by technicians

Award won by our school! Ran by technicians - from Stacey (11/06/2021 09:59)

Preparing 0.02 M Potassium Manganate

Preparing 0.02 M Potassium Manganate - from VIONA (11/06/2021 09:58)

Suited and booted for prep with conc sulfuric before it gets too hot today.

Suited and booted for prep with conc sulfuric before it gets too hot today. - from AllantheTech (11/06/2021 09:58)

At least it arrived the correct way up... :P

At least it arrived the correct way up... :P - from BioBee (11/06/2021 09:57)

These guys wanted to join in!

These guys wanted to join in! - from Kate B (11/06/2021 09:57)

Any other techs run extra curricular clubs? This one is CREST award

Any other techs run extra curricular clubs? This one is CREST award - from Stacey (11/06/2021 09:56)

Silver mirror

Silver mirror - from Matthew (11/06/2021 09:56)

With the Physics genius

With the Physics genius - from VIONA (11/06/2021 09:56)

Having a (acid) bath

Having a (acid) bath - from Tracy SF (11/06/2021 09:56)

48 titration kits ready to go!

48 titration kits ready to go! - from Mark Carmel (11/06/2021 09:55)

Stretching paper for the art department this morning

Stretching paper for the art department this morning - from Shelley College (11/06/2021 09:54)

Energy in food practical busy morning ??

Energy in food practical busy morning ?? - from Denise (11/06/2021 09:54)

My trusty Assistant

My trusty Assistant - from Mr fixer (11/06/2021 09:54)

Getting Summer ready

Getting Summer ready - from Tracy SF (11/06/2021 09:54)

Fun with molymods

Fun with molymods - from VIONA (11/06/2021 09:54)

Preparing wildlife area. #Techs don&#39;t just wear white coats.

Preparing wildlife area. #Techs don't just wear white coats. - from Castleford Academy (11/06/2021 09:54)

Hands that do dishes!

Hands that do dishes! - from Sarah (11/06/2021 09:53)

Refraction of a Clock 2

Refraction of a Clock 2 - from Saif (11/06/2021 09:53)

Specs appeal

Specs appeal - from Tracy SF (11/06/2021 09:52)

Is it still called a &#39;typo&#39; if its hand written..?

Is it still called a 'typo' if its hand written..? - from BioBee (11/06/2021 09:52)

Refraction of a Clock

Refraction of a Clock - from Saif (11/06/2021 09:52)

TUMS Back Titration Setup. 20 more to go!

TUMS Back Titration Setup. 20 more to go! - from Dani (11/06/2021 09:52)

Did I mention that science is cool?

Did I mention that science is cool? - from Mrs. Hamilton (11/06/2021 09:52)

Cutting pieces of metal for 360 students means ouchy fingers

Cutting pieces of metal for 360 students means ouchy fingers - from Jabaker2202 (11/06/2021 09:52)

Phospholip bilayer model with embedded protein made for Bio teachers

Phospholip bilayer model with embedded protein made for Bio teachers - from Andres (11/06/2021 09:52)

Flame tests with Year 11

Flame tests with Year 11 - from Sheena (11/06/2021 09:51)

spring cleaned chem bottles. Over a decade of labels and grime scrubbed away.

spring cleaned chem bottles. Over a decade of labels and grime scrubbed away. - from emarie73 (11/06/2021 09:51)

Making graphite model

Making graphite model - from Timea (11/06/2021 09:50)

Rocket man

Rocket man - from Cumbernauld crew (11/06/2021 09:50)

It hurts me to intentionally wire plugs this badly!

It hurts me to intentionally wire plugs this badly! - from Rachel (11/06/2021 09:50)

Diffusion

Diffusion - from Saif (11/06/2021 09:50)

Growing garlic roots!

Growing garlic roots! - from labsleuth (11/06/2021 09:50)

New technician skill, testing students for covid !

New technician skill, testing students for covid ! - from Lateral flow testing (11/06/2021 09:50)

Making resources for materials testing.

Making resources for materials testing. - from Jabaker2202 (11/06/2021 09:49)

Little things

Little things - from VIONA (11/06/2021 09:49)

Sorting new specs after loaning our to the NHS

Sorting new specs after loaning our to the NHS - from Stacey (11/06/2021 09:49)

Class set of pinhole cameras ready to go!

Class set of pinhole cameras ready to go! - from Rachel (11/06/2021 09:48)

Basic flame tests

Basic flame tests - from Jill (11/06/2021 09:48)

Thermite

Thermite - from Sheena (11/06/2021 09:48)

Growing cress seeds in salt water. Part of a series of instructional photos for teachers.

Growing cress seeds in salt water. Part of a series of instructional photos for teachers. - from Annie (11/06/2021 09:47)

Aeroplane demonstrating circular motion

Aeroplane demonstrating circular motion - from Minna (11/06/2021 09:47)

Up close and personal with guard cells

Up close and personal with guard cells - from Cumbernauld crew (11/06/2021 09:47)

Lab Partner

Lab Partner - from VIONA (11/06/2021 09:47)

Preparing for Year 9&#39;s to find Current!

Preparing for Year 9's to find Current! - from Vicky (11/06/2021 09:47)

Fun with fluorescein.

Fun with fluorescein. - from Mrs. Hamilton (11/06/2021 09:46)

Celebrations for #techognition

Celebrations for #techognition - from Holly (11/06/2021 09:45)

Microbiology

Microbiology - from VIONA (11/06/2021 09:45)

Spring in our lab.

Spring in our lab. - from Mrs. Hamilton (11/06/2021 09:44)

10 sets of making copper sulphate crystals ready to go

10 sets of making copper sulphate crystals ready to go - from Denise (11/06/2021 09:44)

Doing my non green fingered best to sort this out

Doing my non green fingered best to sort this out - from Michele (11/06/2021 09:44)

Mrs Cooper setting up &#39;speed of sound&#39; equipment

Mrs Cooper setting up 'speed of sound' equipment - from Derby High School (11/06/2021 09:44)

I&#39;m so proud of my homemade tool trolley!

I'm so proud of my homemade tool trolley! - from Rachel (11/06/2021 09:43)

What makes you happy?

What makes you happy? - from Mrs. Hamilton (11/06/2021 09:43)

Best way to start Techognition, cake and tea supplied by another technician

Best way to start Techognition, cake and tea supplied by another technician - from Holly (11/06/2021 09:43)

Experimenting

Experimenting - from VIONA (11/06/2021 09:43)

Lego championship, not just pot washers

Lego championship, not just pot washers - from Stacey (11/06/2021 09:42)

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Event Sponsors

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