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Smell Test Experiment – Are you a super smeller?11/08/2017

Find out if your nose is up to the test with our smell test experiment. Did you know? All 5 of our senses work directly with our brain to make sense of the world around us. This simple test may trick you without realising it, make sure to try it on your friends and family […]

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Make your own Lava Lamp29/07/2017

Try some funky science with our lava lamp experiment! Chemistry gets a disco twist in this fun experiment using every day kitchen ingredients. You will need: A jar Oil Fizzy tablet (Alka-Seltzer, vitamin tablet or similar) Food colouring (colour of your choice) Method: Half-fill the jar with water Add a few drops of food colouring Fill […]

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Exciting Opportunity with Fun Science West Lancs!04/07/2017

Fun Science West Lancs are beginning their search for an exceptional person to undertake a 6 months, full time, paid work placement. Training will be given in all aspects of the business from admin and marketing to delivering sessions to children. First thing on the training agenda will definitely be how to make slime! Must […]

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Turning Arrow (Refraction Experiment)20/06/2017

Wow your family and friends with this amazing refraction experiment. Make the arrow flip over right before your eyes! Of course, it’s not really magic – it’s science! It is called refraction of light and read on at the end of this post to see how it works. You will need: A pen Paper 2 […]

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Lollipop Stick Harmonica14/06/2017

Learn how vibrations carry sound and make your own lollipop stick harmonica! Music and science combine in this tuneful experiment. Making music is lots of fun, but it can be hard to understand how it works, this experiment will help you to understand how sound travels. Music and science go hand it hand, because sound […]

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Magnetic Slime24/05/2017

We love slime here at Fun Science, and we are so pleased with how popular is has become recently! Why not try something a little different and make slime that moves using the power of magnetic force, with your very own magnetic slime! You will need: PVA glue Laundry starch (available from online retailers) Paint […]

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Ball Blow Pipe24/05/2017

Make your own ball blow pipe and learn about Bernoulli’s principle with this fun and easy experiment to try at home. Bernoulli was a scientist from the Netherlands in the 1700’s who did a lot of work in maths and physics. One of the things he discovered (called Bernoulli’s principle) states that fast moving air […]

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“Whoops! We Blew Up the Lab!” Fun With Wacky Jacky24/05/2017

Manchester Science Festival Accolade Fun Science Bury/Rochdale are delighted to announce that their science shows proposal to the largest science festival in England Manchester Science Festival was successful and they have been teamed with long-standing partners Manchester Central Library to deliver their Super Science Saturday on 21st Oct. They will be performing at least one of their full-scale […]

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Mini Air-Cannon12/05/2017

Who knew air could be so much fun? Make your own mini air-cannon using things that you probably already have at home. Follow the very simple steps and blow people away with your very own mini air-cannon! You will need: 1 CD 1 balloon Scissors 1 strong plastic cup Sellotape Method: Cut the bottom off […]

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Fizzy Colour Changing Eggs07/04/2017

Get egg-cited, because we have a cracking experiment for you! Have fun exploring chemistry as we use acids and alkalis to make a fantastic, fizzy egg that even changes colour. Make as many fizzy colour changing eggs as you can and watch them all fizz and bubble.   You will need: A red cabbage Bicarbonate of […]

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