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TOP SCIENTISTS trading card game23/06/2020

TOP SCIENTISTS  Starter Pack! We’ve just released the starter park for our new collectible trading card game. This game plays just like Top Trumps – young scientists can compare the stats of scientists in fields such as astronomy, geology, biology and space exploration!   How do I play the game? Every starter or booster pack […]

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See Orion’s Belt (CosWatch Blog 3)17/06/2020

Welcome to the third of Fun Science‘s CosWatch blog posts, which you can read through with your young scientist and learn how to see Orion’s Belt. 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 […]

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Five simple science experiments to do at home09/06/2020

Lockdown can be frustrating, boring and repetitive, especially if you’re a scientist. Here’s some of our favourite simple science experiments to do at home! 1. The Tremendous Tea rocket Time: 10 minutes Grown-ups like to say that they enjoy tea because it “tastes nice” or “wakes them up”. I’m now able to exclusively reveal that […]

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See Jupiter (CosWatch Blog 2)08/06/2020

Welcome to the second of Fun Science‘s CosWatch blog posts, which you can read through with your young scientist and learn how to see Jupiter. 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 […]

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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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Fun Science Big Experiment01/06/2020

Have you ever carried out the biscuit dunking experiment? This experiment is perfect for introducing children to the scientific method – plus it’s great fun too! Here at Fun Science we want to find out once and for all which the best biscuit is for dunking into a nice cool glass of milk, and we […]

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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

In May 2020 we ran a competition where children made their own science themed hats. We were overwhelmed with entries and it was so difficult to choose a winner! Congratulations to George age 8 who made this fantastic light up hat, made completely out of lemons! Lemons aren’t actually electric but can be made into […]

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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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