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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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Easter Eggheads Experiment!04/04/2017

Cress is a great plant to grow with kids, it’s easy and a great introduction to how plants grow! We are going to put an Easter twist on it in this eggs-periment (see what we did there?) and turn them into crazy-haired eggheads! We love eggy Easter experiments! You will need: Eggs (as many as you […]

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Watch it Grow!28/03/2017

Spring has sprung (finally!) so it is the perfect time to plant something and watch it grow! In this spring science experiment you will make your own plant pot with a viewing window so you can watch the roots grow. You will need: An empty juice carton Scissors Duct tape Superglue Soil Seeds – your […]

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Rainbow Spinner Experiment28/02/2017

Find out how rainbows work by reversing the process in this easy experiment that you can do at home! The rainbow spinner experiment! You will need: Cardboard Felt tips Cocktail Sticks Method: Cut a circle out of the cardboard. Using a black felt tip, split the circle into 7 segments. Colour in each segment with […]

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Erupting Snow10/01/2017

It’s been rather cold here at Fun Science recently! We have decided to beat the chill by making our own snow that doesn’t make your hands cold and is a bit more exciting – erupting snow! It’s fun, messy and easy to do at home! You will need: Bicarbonate of Soda Shampoo/conditioner (supermarket own brand […]

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New Year…New Opportunity?31/12/2016

Are you looking for something new to get your teeth into? Or have you always wanted to run your own business but aren’t sure where to start? A franchise offers all the benefits of starting up your own business with fewer risks and much less hassle. A Fun Science franchise is profitable, rewarding and above […]

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