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How to make a stress (or fun) ball

by Zach Holmes (8). One of our little smsers, Zach Holmes, is working for us over the summer. Here is his video. He scripted and edited it all himself, explaining how to make a simple stress ball, or as he

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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

Glovaphone! Amazing Sound Science!

A musical(?!) instrument from just a straw, rubber glove, loo roll and some sticky tape? Oh yes, let me introduce you to the glovaphone!  To make music we’re going to need a sound wave and to get a sound wave

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What is DNA?

by Zoë Gamble DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid. It’s the genetic code that determines all the characteristics of a living thing.  Basically, your DNA is what makes you, you! You got your DNA from your parents, we call it ‘hereditary material’

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Posted in Activity, Biology