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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Seasons – A Primary School Guide

by Abigail Read Across the UK, the sights and smells of summer have approached us! But why has it got warmer here, while in Australia, for example, it’s currently winter? This week we investigate what the seasons are, with a

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Posted in Biology, Primary

Journey to the centre of the Earth – creating liquid carbon dioxide

by Rosie Coates In this blogpost we’ll look at what we know about the structure of the Earth, how we know about it and show you how you can make your very own liquid carbon dioxide I’d like to take

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Posted in Activity, Chemistry, Geology

On a mission with Lightyear Foundation

You know when you meet someone and you just know you have a connection?  That’s how we felt when we encountered Lightyear foundation, we just had to get to know them better! Lightyear Foundation Lightyear Foundation is a charity devoted to

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Posted in News

The science of Sumo wrestling!

Have a look at the sumo wrestling video clip below, what do you see? Hakuho vs Harumafuji Day 15 Sumo Natsu Basho May 2014 from Araibira Sumo Coverage on Vimeo. Two huge guys trying to push each other to the

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Posted in Physics

Let’s do a… Volcano Experiment!

By Becky Holmes This post is brought to you by the littler members of the science made simple crew (aka Zach, 5 and Lexi,3) sharing their half term science adventures. We made a model of a volcano complete with an

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Posted in Activity, Geology, Primary

The science behind a balanced diet

by Zoë Gamble If you eat too much, you’ll get fat. Too little, and you’ll get thin. Simple!    …or is it? Having a healthy diet doesn’t just depend on the amount of food you eat. Our bodies require a mix of

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Posted in Activity, Biology