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Magnet Painting Science Experiment13/01/2020

Bored of brushes and hand painting ? You can use magnets! Here we show you how to carry out this magnet painting science experiment for creative kids. This experiment is great for your kids to be creative while understanding more about how magnets work. You will need: A tray A sheet of paper Paint (multiple […]

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Rust Formation Experiment09/01/2020

What do you know about rust? We’ve come up with a rust formation experiment for children to understand and see how rust forms, with just a few things you can find in your home! You will need: Two clear cups Steel wool, we used this one but you can purchase steel wool pads in most […]

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Magnetic Coins Science Experiment06/01/2020

Have you ever wondered why some metals are magnetic and others aren’t? It’s all to do with what they are made out of. To find out, get some coins out of your pockets, it’s time for a test! Today we’ll do a science experiment to see if your coins are magnetic or not depending on […]

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Flying sleigh – Christmas Science Experiment02/12/2019

Want to learn about the laws of motion with a fun science experiment? Here’s a Christmas science experiment to help your children or pupils understand motion, with a flying sleigh! You will need: A balloon A sleigh template, that you can customise, you can find ours here A piece of straw (around 1 inch long) […]

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Christmas Science Experiment – Chromatography Snowflakes25/11/2019

Here we’ll learn to create a colourful Christmas snowflake and learn about colour composition at the same time! This is a great Christmas science experiment to keep the children busy over the festive period. You will need: A square sheet of chromatography paper. You can buy blotting paper from Amazon which works just as well. […]

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Hidden Object Experiment19/11/2019

Water beads are great fun to play with, but did you know they can also be great for science experiments? Use water beads to make a hidden object reappear, and learn about refraction in this fun hidden object experiment! You will need: Clear water beads Clear container Object such as a small toy Jug Method: […]

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Fun Science is Eight Years Old!08/11/2019

On the 5th November 2011, Cressida Bullock ran the first ever Fun Science party. It was an Amazing Electrics party for two, eight-year-old boys and was held in a home in Bath. Eight years on, Fun Science is celebrating its eighth birthday and a few things have changed! Firstly, the Amazing Electrics party no longer […]

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Foaming Halloween Pumpkin Experiment22/10/2019

Get into the spooky spirit with this foamy chemical reaction! Our foaming halloween pumpkin is a fun end or alternative to pumpkin carving. You will need: Carved pumpkin Cup x 2 Spoon Dried yeast Washing up liquid Hydrogen peroxide (available from most chemists/pharmacies) Method: *An adult should do this* Fill one cup 1/4 with hyodrogen […]

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Hot Air Balloon Bag – Fun Science17/10/2019

Have you always wanted to go on a hot air balloon ride? Well this experiment won’t take you above the clouds but it will help you to understand how they work! Make your own hot air balloon bag with these easy instructions. You will need: A bin bag String 8 paper clips Hair dryer Decorations […]

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iFLY Teachers’ Showcases15/10/2019

iFLY has partnered with Fun Science to create the ideal out-of-classroom learning experience STEM packages for either primary (KS1+2) or secondary (KS3+4) school levels. Now, iFLY are offering you the chance to come and find out more about their learning packages which blend a hands-on practical science session with an experience of indoor skydiving for […]

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