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Static Energy Balloon Experiment13/05/2022

You will need: Tissue paper A balloon Method:   Cut out the tissue paper into small pieces and place them on a level surface.  You can even cut them into character or even draw something on them, if you would like. Inflate your balloon and tie it shut. Gently rub the inflated balloon on your […]

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Different Parts of the Brain13/05/2022

Hello there Fun Scientists!  In this blog post we are going to be looking at different parts of the brain.  We are looking 5 different lobes that are located on the human brain.  We are going to learn where they are and what they do. The Frontal Lobe This part of the brain helps you […]

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Water Fireworks Science Experiment13/05/2022

You will need: A pint glass A cup Vegetable oil Food colouring A spoon Access to water Method: Pour the vegetable oil into the empty cup.  Fill 1/4 of the cup with the oil. Take the food colourings and put a few drops into the oil.  Use as many different colours as you’d like and […]

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Balloon Rocket13/05/2022

You will need: A balloon A balloon pump String Drinking straw A peg Sticky tape Scissors Method: Firstly, you will need to inflate your balloon.  You can either do this by using your balloon pump or you can do this yourself, that is up to you to choose.  But make sure you do not tie […]

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5 UK Science Venues for Kids02/03/2022

There’s lots that can be taught from a classroom and even more on a field trip. Science attractions engage children and inspire them to learn more about the world around them. They give them the opportunity to explore their curiosity and learn from the experts in the field themselves. We have teamed up with a […]

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Fun Science – BFA Member01/03/2022

Great news – Fun Science is now a fully accredited associate of the British Franchise Association. But what does this mean? For years, our franchise package has been accredited by the Approved Franchise Association. This means it had undergone a range of checks to ensure our franchise agreement is fair for franchisees and that the […]

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5 Games to Help Your Child with STEM Subjects16/12/2021

STEM subjects are the subjects that we rely on as a society to produce the bright minds of tomorrow, that can make revolutionary changes and help the world. They also have a hand in helping children to develop valuable skills that are needed in the 21st century. Skills such as coding and transferable skills such […]

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Syrup Snow – Kids Experiment03/12/2021

In case you couldn’t contain your excitement for the holiday season enough, this week we’re bringing you a winter themed science experiment. By heating up and then cooling down Maple Syrup, you can create an icy candy treat to share with friends and family! This is the Syrup Snow experiment and to follow along, you’ll […]

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Magic Balloon – Kids Experiment18/11/2021

Another exciting experiment involving balloons, this time we’re going to explore how heat can be used to blow up a balloon. How is this possible? Let’s find out with the Magic Balloon experiment. Perfect for kids and adults to do together as a fun science activity! You will need: A clear plastic bottle A balloon […]

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Layered Liquids – Kids Experiment11/11/2021

Mixing liquids is usually quite straight-forward, with the multiple substances combining together due to how liquid particles work. But what happens when different densities factor in? That’s what we’re going to explore in the Layered Liquids experiment. There’s a number of different liquids you can try out for this, making it a very flexible experiment. […]

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