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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Teacher Resources: Student Challenges

The IET Coventry and Warwickshire Network has developed the following Challenges In A Box for school teachers to use to assist in educating pupils of various ages. They are free to download and share. From flight to computer programming to

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Posted in Engineering, Exploring Science, News, Science Communication, Technology

Science, Starbucks and Slimming

By Wendy Sadler It’s the new year, so almost everyone seems to be slimming and watching their weight, or in fact hoping to watch their weight disappear. In the SMS offices we have a whole range of techniques being employed

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Posted in Exploring Science, Physics

Geology Rocks – The “Choc” Cycle

By Leanne Gunn   To most people a rock is just a rock, nothing noteworthy or special, but to a geologist rocks are puzzle pieces full of evidence about the history of our planet.  This blog post explains the rock cycle and contains a simple activity

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David goes Stateside to spread science busking

by David Price In October 2014, it was my great privilege to attend the ASTC conference in Durham, North Carolina. ASTC (Association of Science Technology Centres) is a huge science communication conference with over 2000 delegates in attendance, from the

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Science: Past, Present and Future

by Leanne Gunn Let’s take a look back over some of the scientific breakthroughs of 2014 and consider what discoveries and inventions we’ll see over the next 12 months. 2014: An exciting year for science 2014 felt like the year that

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Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Exploring Science, Physics

science made simple go to Korea!

Annyeonghaseyo! Hello! In December, just before Christmas, three members of science made simple, Gaz, Becca and Zoë, flew around the world to South Korea. We were invited by the British Council to perform science shows at a science centre in

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