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Make Your Own Snow Globe11/12/2018

Make your own snow globe! This is a great activity to do at Christmas. You end up with either a pretty, homemade decoration, or a homemade gift for someone special. Either make your own figurine or use one you already have. All the things you need are easily found and you probably have a lot […]

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Temporary Magnet22/11/2018

Just because something is magnetic, doesn’t mean it is a magnet. Did you know that you can turn something that is magnetic into a magnet? But only for a little while, that is why it is called a temporary magnet! Something that is always a magnet is called a permanent magnet. Use our easy step […]

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Gravity Balancer13/11/2018

Try standing on one leg, you might need to stick your arms out to help you balance! Now try standing against a wall with your shoulder and leg/foot against the wall, try and lift your other leg outwards – it’s impossible! That is because your body is trying to move the opposite way to stay […]

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Fun Science: Leak Proof Bag17/08/2018

This is a really exciting experiment that you can try at home with your kids. Try it outside or over the sink just in case! You will need: Sealable plastic food bag Sharp pencils Water Method: Fill your bag around half full of water. Gently poke a pencil through one side of the bag and […]

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Tornado in a Jar03/08/2018

Tornadoes can be hard to understand, but this easy tornado experiment should help you to see what is happening inside a deadly storm. This is is one of our easiest experiments yet and is a great way to see a tornado up close! Use some household materials and make a tornado in a jar. Read […]

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Fun Science Frozen Yoghurt In A Bag Experiment30/07/2018

Make frozen yoghurt at home without an ice cream maker! A great fun science experiment to really get kids thinking about the food they enjoy with only 3 ingredients! You will need: Yoghurt/mousse (chocolate mousse makes a particularly delicious chocolate frozen yoghurt) Large food bag x 2 Ice cubes Salt Method: Pour the entire carton of […]

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Fun Science Egg In A Bottle Partial Vacuum Experiment21/07/2018

A science classic that never fails to amaze! Seemingly defy the laws of physics with the Egg in a Bottle experiment.  You will need: A pealed hard boiled egg A wide mouthed glass bottle (the mouth should not be wide enough that the egg will fall through it though) A match/lighter A strip of scrap […]

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Fun Science : How To Make “Elephant’s Toothpaste” Experiment16/07/2018

Ever wondered how to make elephant’s toothpaste? (Ok, it’s not scientifically what elephants use to clean their teeth but the effect looks like what might happen if elephants did use toothpaste). In fact, this experiment is a chemical reaction which causes a rapid expansion of foam – enough for an elephant! Warning! Hydrogen peroxide can be dangerous if […]

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Bottle Scuba Diver21/06/2018

In this fun science experiment you can make your own scuba diver in a bottle and learn about water pressure and density at the same time! You will need: Thick tin foil (eg. a tin foil tray) Scissors Plasticine A Straw A paperclip A 2L Bottle Method: Cut out a diver shape about 1.5 inches […]

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Fun Science: Melting Crayons18/06/2018

Have you ever wanted to make your own unique picture using melting crayons?  With this exciting experiment you can create your own colourful pictures using the power of heat. This experiment is a colourful example of  how to turn a solid into a liquid with heat.   You will need: A plain white canvas or […]

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