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Fun Science Buoyancy Experiment12/02/2019

Buoyancy can be really tricky to understand, our easy experiment will help you to understand why some things float and others sink. Plus, you get a treat at the end of it! You will need: A bucket or tub Water Can of pop Can of diet pop Method: Fill the bucket with water Make a […]

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British Science Week 2019 KS1 and KS2 Ideas10/01/2019

This year, British Science Week takes place from the 8th – 17th March and schools across the UK will be taking part in experiments and investigations. British Science Week is always a busy week for us because we run workshops in schools across England and Scotland. If you are interested in booking one of these […]

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Fun Science Disappearing Candy Canes13/12/2018

Learn about dissolving and the properties of different liquids using our latest festive experiment! Why not try making predictions as to which liquid will dissolve the candy canes the most? You don’t even have to use the liquids we have suggested, you can add lots of different liquids.   You will need: 4 cups 4 […]

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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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