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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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I must say, it is a messy business.

I must say, it is a messy business. - from Mrs. Hamilton (11/06/2021 09:41)

Sugar demon at home

Sugar demon at home - from Fran (11/06/2021 09:41)

Distillation in progress

Distillation in progress - from VIONA (11/06/2021 09:41)

Flame test ??

Flame test ?? - from Ree (11/06/2021 09:39)

Science is a bit of everything.

Science is a bit of everything. - from Mrs. Hamilton (11/06/2021 09:39)

These colours made my day

These colours made my day - from VIONA (11/06/2021 09:38)

Healthy root hair.

Healthy root hair. - from Mrs. Hamilton (11/06/2021 09:37)

Sterilising goggles was never even a thing a year ago, but now a daily occurence!

Sterilising goggles was never even a thing a year ago, but now a daily occurence! - from Rachel (11/06/2021 09:37)

Splitting the stem in two ????

Splitting the stem in two ???? - from Kate b (11/06/2021 09:36)

20 years of my resources!

20 years of my resources! - from Resource city (11/06/2021 09:36)

Science Technicians - Planning for the day

Science Technicians - Planning for the day - from VIONA (11/06/2021 09:36)

It is all about the small things that make your day.

It is all about the small things that make your day. - from Mrs. Hamilton (11/06/2021 09:36)

Medical Mavericks careers display board

Medical Mavericks careers display board - from julie (11/06/2021 09:34)

A beautiful surprise after making saturated potassium Nitrate ??

A beautiful surprise after making saturated potassium Nitrate ?? - from Kate B (11/06/2021 09:32)

All practicals, put tog yesterday, going out today

All practicals, put tog yesterday, going out today - from Maggy (11/06/2021 09:32)

Bits for year 7 to make models of the earth, moon and sun

Bits for year 7 to make models of the earth, moon and sun - from Rachel (11/06/2021 09:33)

Finally have time to react off some of the used soda lime

Finally have time to react off some of the used soda lime - from emarie73 (11/06/2021 09:32)

It&#39;s alive!

It's alive! - from Mrs. Hamilton (11/06/2021 09:31)

Happy Techognition day!! I am so proud to be part of this, this year I am on the poster ??

Happy Techognition day!! I am so proud to be part of this, this year I am on the poster ?? - from Emilia.science (11/06/2021 09:30)

Anatomy and humour

Anatomy and humour - from VIONA (11/06/2021 09:30)

Emptiest the Quarantine Rack has been in months

Emptiest the Quarantine Rack has been in months - from CovTech (11/06/2021 09:31)

Prepping a practical during a pandemic

Prepping a practical during a pandemic - from Richard (11/06/2021 09:31)

It&#39;s been a looooooong year

It's been a looooooong year - from CovTech (11/06/2021 09:30)

Idle hands...like to smash up agar plates?

Idle hands...like to smash up agar plates? - from Emma P (11/06/2021 09:30)

Science is magic!

Science is magic! - from Mrs. Hamilton (11/06/2021 09:29)

Trying out blood type testing

Trying out blood type testing - from Hannah (11/06/2021 09:29)

Discharging Capacitors

Discharging Capacitors - from Heather (11/06/2021 09:28)

Moly mods  154 sets getting ready

Moly mods 154 sets getting ready - from Jasmeen (11/06/2021 09:29)

Have a heart.

Have a heart. - from Cumbernauld crew (11/06/2021 09:29)

Zones of Clearance

Zones of Clearance - from M-Lut clearance zones (11/06/2021 09:27)

Cleaning all done, time now to tidy the prep room.

Cleaning all done, time now to tidy the prep room. - from Jo (11/06/2021 09:27)

Deep breaths...

Deep breaths... - from Em (11/06/2021 09:27)

Washing the safety specs - production line in action !

Washing the safety specs - production line in action ! - from Zoe (11/06/2021 09:26)

Green tea?

Green tea? - from Mr. Lawie (11/06/2021 09:26)

All prepped for STEM &#39;can you survive on a desert island?&#39; - making toothpaste!

All prepped for STEM 'can you survive on a desert island?' - making toothpaste! - from Stephanie (11/06/2021 09:27)

Prep for Biology A-level induction chopping 8 fresh beetroot was so messy!!

Prep for Biology A-level induction chopping 8 fresh beetroot was so messy!! - from Kate B (11/06/2021 09:27)

Making use of unwanted containers

Making use of unwanted containers - from Vicky (11/06/2021 09:27)

Group 1 + 2 VS transitional metals

Group 1 + 2 VS transitional metals - from Hannah (11/06/2021 09:25)

One Mole Demo for KS3

One Mole Demo for KS3 - from Elise (11/06/2021 09:25)

Testing reaction times with varied concentrations of HCl and pieces of Mg.

Testing reaction times with varied concentrations of HCl and pieces of Mg. - from Annie (11/06/2021 09:25)

Preparing for Year 11 Standard Solution & Titrations Practical

Preparing for Year 11 Standard Solution & Titrations Practical - from Janice (11/06/2021 09:25)

We tried using a colander, but it strained our eyes!

We tried using a colander, but it strained our eyes! - from Dr. G-nome (11/06/2021 09:24)

Our collection is literally growing.

Our collection is literally growing. - from Mrs. Hamilton (11/06/2021 09:24)

Crochet Chemistry - what some Science Techs do in lockdown.

Crochet Chemistry - what some Science Techs do in lockdown. - from Elise (11/06/2021 09:23)

Hoping for a good reaction with this one

Hoping for a good reaction with this one - from Em (11/06/2021 09:23)

Year group specific equipment #covid protocols

Year group specific equipment #covid protocols - from Andrea (11/06/2021 09:23)

Sulphuric Acid and icing sugar

Sulphuric Acid and icing sugar - from Hannah (11/06/2021 09:23)

Fixing Stopwatches is the bane of my life

Fixing Stopwatches is the bane of my life - from Emma P (11/06/2021 09:23)

The "Chariot of Fire"

The "Chariot of Fire" - from Mel (11/06/2021 09:22)

Helping at STEM Club

Helping at STEM Club - from TH (11/06/2021 09:22)

Dissection time :)

Dissection time :) - from Science tech room (11/06/2021 09:19)

Eye Dissection Practice..... making sure they are all good for the kids!!!!

Eye Dissection Practice..... making sure they are all good for the kids!!!! - from TH (11/06/2021 09:20)

Thermite reaction

Thermite reaction - from Jasmeen (11/06/2021 09:20)

First job for this lone tech on this day of #TECHOGNITION is to process our covid daily testing LFDs

First job for this lone tech on this day of #TECHOGNITION is to process our covid daily testing LFDs - from Kat (11/06/2021 09:21)

Lockdown #1 project used successfully in the classroom (component name/symbol activity board)

Lockdown #1 project used successfully in the classroom (component name/symbol activity board) - from Vicky (11/06/2021 09:19)

Neutralising waste from A&#39; Level Chemistry lesson

Neutralising waste from A' Level Chemistry lesson - from Catherine (11/06/2021 09:18)

Analysts Competition equipment for 1 team, just another 9 to go!

Analysts Competition equipment for 1 team, just another 9 to go! - from Andrea (11/06/2021 09:17)

"Tech&#39;s Pets" competition is a great incentive to get orders in on time ;-)

"Tech's Pets" competition is a great incentive to get orders in on time ;-) - from celine (11/06/2021 09:17)

Our team at Christmas. The only time we could be persuaded to get in front of the camera.

Our team at Christmas. The only time we could be persuaded to get in front of the camera. - from Kilsyth Academy Technician Team (11/06/2021 09:17)

Look at the concentration! Making DIY component holders.

Look at the concentration! Making DIY component holders. - from Nicola (11/06/2021 09:18)

Cracking on with orders for September on my very tidy desk.

Cracking on with orders for September on my very tidy desk. - from Lesley (11/06/2021 09:18)

Washing done for today

Washing done for today - from MW (11/06/2021 09:16)

Creating a wildflower meadow

Creating a wildflower meadow - from Great Sankey High School (11/06/2021 09:16)

Quite a busy day today for a friday

Quite a busy day today for a friday - from David (11/06/2021 09:16)

Comparing Strong and weak acids Demonstrations

Comparing Strong and weak acids Demonstrations - from Charnwood Techs (11/06/2021 09:16)

Spring cleaning the chemical store

Spring cleaning the chemical store - from Sara (11/06/2021 09:15)

keeping snake entertained with a ball pit!

keeping snake entertained with a ball pit! - from Hannah (11/06/2021 09:15)

A very common sight for technicians this year; rows of individual sets! Thank goodness for Gratnell.

A very common sight for technicians this year; rows of individual sets! Thank goodness for Gratnell. - from Nicola (11/06/2021 09:15)

Newtons rings Cumbernauld Academy

Newtons rings Cumbernauld Academy - from Newtons Rings (11/06/2021 09:14)

Resouces neat and tidy

Resouces neat and tidy - from Jasmeen (11/06/2021 09:14)

Checking the National Grid

Checking the National Grid - from Rachel (11/06/2021 09:14)

First of many red cabbage practicals

First of many red cabbage practicals - from Denise (11/06/2021 09:14)

Osmosis Wheel

Osmosis Wheel - from Peter (11/06/2021 09:14)

Elephants toothpaste - NO elephants sneeze

Elephants toothpaste - NO elephants sneeze - from Peter (11/06/2021 09:13)

Lots of oooooohhhhhs!!!! for the new bug viewer

Lots of oooooohhhhhs!!!! for the new bug viewer - from Lesley Love (11/06/2021 09:12)

Returning sparkling glassware to the lab

Returning sparkling glassware to the lab - from Sara (11/06/2021 09:12)

Prepping for Analysts Competition

Prepping for Analysts Competition - from Andrea (11/06/2021 09:08)

And do not forget the fresh safety specs for every practical...

And do not forget the fresh safety specs for every practical... - from Lesley Love (11/06/2021 09:11)

where did he come from?

where did he come from? - from Sarah Blackman (11/06/2021 09:12)

You know it’s nearly summer when you’re checking the molymod kits!

You know it’s nearly summer when you’re checking the molymod kits! - from labsleuth (11/06/2021 09:12)

80 bags of red cabbage chopped ready for red cabbage indicator practicals

80 bags of red cabbage chopped ready for red cabbage indicator practicals - from Denise (11/06/2021 09:12)

Dream STEAM team from Sutton High School

Dream STEAM team from Sutton High School - from Sutton High School (11/06/2021 09:12)

Heath Robinson strikes again! Demo electric bell.

Heath Robinson strikes again! Demo electric bell. - from Keith (11/06/2021 09:08)

COVID safe individual practical set ups - where would we be without Gratnell trays!

COVID safe individual practical set ups - where would we be without Gratnell trays! - from Rachel (11/06/2021 09:09)

trying the rainbow density tower

trying the rainbow density tower - from Hannah (11/06/2021 09:09)

That&#39;s the way to chop apples for the BTEC enzyme practical!!

That's the way to chop apples for the BTEC enzyme practical!! - from Lesley Love (11/06/2021 09:09)

A home made &#39;comb&#39; to show reflection.

A home made 'comb' to show reflection. - from Keith (11/06/2021 09:09)

Counting his fingers!

Counting his fingers! - from Martin (11/06/2021 09:10)

Thermite - if you see me running, leggit!!

Thermite - if you see me running, leggit!! - from CovTech (11/06/2021 09:10)

So satisfying when you get a colour match

So satisfying when you get a colour match - from Emma P (11/06/2021 09:10)

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Event Sponsors

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