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Get creative with coding

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 Activity, Curriculum, Engineering, Exploring Science, Primary, Technology

How to safely view the Mercury Transit

By Natasha Mendes On Monday 9th May 2016 between 12:00 Noon and 7:30pm the transit of Mercury across our Sun will be visible in the UK. Our new science made simple branch in Milton Keynes will be hosting a free

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And now for an Improvised Comedy Experiment!

Cardiff’s first ever improvisational comedy workshop, all about science, is taking place soon. Make sure you don’t miss out! on this fantastic event taking place on 19th July 2013 at Dempsey’s bar, Cardiff city centre. Read on to find out

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Science of Sound at Birmingham Symphony Hall

By Ruth Perkins On the 26th of June we are back at the incredible Symphony Hall in Birmingham for our Science of Sound show. This upper Key Stage 2 show is a brilliant way to discover the world class acoustics

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Europhysics Fun 2013

By Simon Jones and Zoë Gamble   We’ve just returned from a week in Germany at the Europhysics Fun science communication conference. As the only UK attendees this year, we thought we should write about what the project is, what

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Earth Hour Science

At 20.30 UK time today millions of people all over the world will be taking part in Earth Hour by switching off their lights.  We think this is a great idea not just because we think raising awareness of our

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science made simple celebrate ten years

by Wendy Sadler   I am so excited to write this blog to celebrate and reminisce over 10 years of science made simple! Back in the Autumn of 2002 I entered perilously into the world of the freelancer. This grew to become the

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