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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is the future! Whether you’re exploring the Great Barrier Reef, flying through the Solar System or creating your own Universe, virtual reality offers endless possibilities in science education. Imagine taking a class of children to the surface of Mars, allowing them

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Posted in Science Communication, Space, Technology

Top Space Themed VR Apps for Google Cardboard

By Matthew Allen Google Cardboard is the cheap and affordable Virtual Reality device that turns your mobile phone in to a VR headset. There are hundreds of VR apps on the Google Play and Apple App stores. Let’s take a look at

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Posted in Space

Beth yw Taranau?

Cyfieithwyd gan Meirin Evans. English version. Taranau yw’r sŵn sy’n gysylltiedig â mellt yn ystod storm taranau. Swnio’n ddigon syml, ond pam ydy mellt yn gwneud sŵn?   Mae unrhyw sŵn rydych chi’n clywed wedi’i wneud o ddirgryniadau. Mae’r dirgryniadau’n teithio

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Posted in Activity, Curriculum, Exploring Science, Physics, Primary

Beth yw Mellt?

Ysgrifennwyd gan Wendy Sadler. Cyfieithwyd gan Meirin Evans. English version. Mae blog heddiw’n gofyn pam ydy mellt yn digwydd a gallech chi drio weithgaredd sy’n gysylltiedig â mellt adref. I ddechrau, cymerwch eich dwylo a rhowch nhw at ei gilydd. Nawr,

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Posted in Activity, Curriculum, Exploring Science, Physics, Primary

Anifeiliaid: Cigysyddion, Llysysyddion neu Hollysyddion?

Ysgrifennwyd gan Abigail Read. Cyfieithwyd gan Meirin Evans. English version. Mae pob anifail, os ydynt yn byw yn y gwyllt, mewn caethiwed neu mewn cartrefi, angen un peth… Maen nhw i gyd angen bwyta! Byddem yn edrych ar fathau gwahanol o

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Posted in Activity, Biology, Curriculum, Primary

The BIG Event 2016

By Leanne Gunn The BIG Event is a science communication conference bringing like-minded people together to network and share knowledge about working in the science communication sector. Last week I attended my first ever BIG Event and it was a chance

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Posted in Science Communication

Ymdrafferthu Ag Ymasiad

Yn science made simple, rydym wastad yn edrych am flogwyr o du allan i’r cwmni i ymddangos ar ein gwefan. Ysgrifennwyd y blog yma gan Meirin Evans, sy’n cyflawni profiad gwaith yn Ysgol Ffiseg a Seryddiaeth Prifysgol Caerdydd yn ystod

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Posted in Chemistry, Curriculum, Exploring Science, Physics

Fussing Over Fusion

At science made simple, we are always eager to have guest bloggers featured on our website. This blog is written by Meirin Evans, who is gaining work experience at Cardiff University’s School of Physics & Astronomy during his summer break

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Posted in Chemistry, Curriculum, Exploring Science, Physics

Can I run as fast as The Flash?

By Rhys L Griffiths The Flash has been one of DC Comics most popular heroes since his first appearance in the Golden Age Flash Comic #1 in January 1940. Since then he has battled countless villains with his super speedy

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Posted in Biology, Physics

Engineers, we need you!

The science made simple team are on the lookout for engineers who are willing to be role models for children aged 7-11. Our ‘Who Wants to be a Superhero?’ show features short clips of engineers and scientists who are working on something

Posted in Engineering, News