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See the ISS (CosWatch Blog 1)03/06/2020

Welcome to the first of one of many Fun Science‘s CosWatch blog posts, which you can read through with your young scientist. What is CosWatch? There’s so much to see in the night sky! You may have seen Brian Cox on TV describing the “wonders of the universe”, or Carl Sagan talking about the “awesome […]

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Adapting to Covid-1922/05/2020

All across the UK, children’s entertainers and activity providers are adapting to our current ‘new normal’. All our branch owners have a passion for sharing practical science with children and, whilst we are unable to meet with children face to face, they have adapted to bring practical science into the homes of children across the […]

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A Fun Science Gender Reveal!01/05/2020

Here at Fun Science we use science in lots of different ways – helping Scouts and Guides get their badges, supporting a topic in school, helping a child celebrate their birthday, entertaining parents and children at festivals, and much more. But we have never used science for a baby gender reveal…until now! When a close […]

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Science Hat Competition30/04/2020

Make your very own science-themed hat and be in with a chance of winning 5 home science kits delivered directly to your door with our science hat competition! Your hat can be made of paper, a bucket, a basket, a bowl or even – a hat! Just decorate your hat with a scientific concept, idea […]

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Tea Dunking Experiment10/04/2020

Having a cup of tea with biscuits is one of our favourite things at Fun Science! But we all know how annoying it is when the biscuits go soggy when dunked in the tea (or any warm drink lovers out there). For that reason, we’ve come up with a tea dunking experiment for kids to […]

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Draw Your Antibody30/03/2020

Do you know why you only get chickenpox once? Today we’re talking viruses and how the body does its job to keep us safe from them! This is a simple ‘draw your antibody’ activity for kids to understand how white blood cells operate to protect us against viruses. You will need: Sheets of paper Pens […]

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Colour Changing Milk Experiment30/03/2020

We’ve nearly recreated The Starry Night with this colour changing milk experiment, what will your kids recreate? This is a fun and easy  experiment for children to understand how micelles work while turning their experiments into art pieces! You will need: Milk Food colouring Washing up liquid A cotton bud or a toothpick A container […]

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Colour Changing Slime Experiment20/03/2020

You must probably know about slime by now. However, we have come up with a colour changing slime experiment, to spice up your slime and makit it different to your typical slime making activities! You will need: A cup A spoon Protective gloves Thermochromic paint PVA glue Activator Method: Put your gloves on. Safety first! […]

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How Do Germs Spread Fun Science Experiment16/03/2020

Do your kids or pupils understand how germs (viruses and bacteria) spread? Here is a visual disease spread experiment for them to really picture the process and understand why it’s important to follow preventative measures. You will need: One balloon Some glitter Mats, newspaper or something that will cover the floor and make it easier […]

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Curly Wurly Challenge24/02/2020

Did you know that the Guiness World Record for a Curly Wurly stretch is 4.26 meters? It was accomplished under three minutes by Tracy Sullivan in Frome in 2015. You can see her record here. Now it is your turn to try the Curly Wurly challenge in three minutes! This challenge will help kids understand […]

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