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“I’m not a Scientist” – Giant Flower Diagram

By Farhin Begum Hello Friends, This is a wonderful and easy activity that the children (and yourself) will enjoy! We will look at what is inside a flower and how we can make our own out of paper, cardboard and

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Posted in Activity, Biology, Exploring Science, Primary

Why do I sleep better when camping?

by Wendy Sadler I’m three nights back from a camping trip near the sea. My comfy bed, a warm quilt, no risk of being rained on – you’d think I’d be luxuriating in some good sleep… But no. I have

Posted in Biology, Exploring Science, Physics

Would a T-Rex see me if I stood still?

By Rhys L Griffiths “Don’t move, he can’t see us if we don’t move.” We’ve all heard these words muttered by Dr Alan Grant as the T-Rex break free from it’s enclosure and starts sniffing around the jeeps. That is

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Could I Outrun a Dinosaur?

By Rhys L Griffiths When I was a child I thought the idea of Jurassic Park was incredible. A place where you could go and see actual real life dinosaurs! What could be better than that? Then recently I saw

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Evolution of DNA in Criminology

Here at science made simple, we love sharing our passion for science, and helping others who wish to do the same! This blog post showcases an infographic developed by NCC Home Learning, exploring the development of DNA techniques used in

Posted in Biology

Could Ego the Living Planet really exist?

By Rhys L Griffiths Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 recently made its way to our cinema screens and introduced brand new characters into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. One of those characters is Ego the Living Planet, a sentient planet

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Posted in Biology, Space

How to fight stress in the lead up to your GCSEs

This article is written by guest blogger Gemma Lee. At science made simple we welcome content from external writers who want to share their love of science with a wider audience! ________________________________________________________________________ Exam time is surely one of the most stressful

Posted in Biology, Exploring Science

Why is wasabi so hot?

by Wendy Sadler A mouth-watering piece of fresh salmon sat smothered in green wasabi. You taste it and suddenly your head starts to itch and your sinuses go berserk. It’s an incredible zingy, fresh feeling but why on earth should

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Understanding Stem Cell Research

by Zoë Gamble The words ‘stem cells‘ should be familiar to most people, but what may not be familiar is what they actually are, and how they are used in research. Media coverage on embryonic stem cells in particular (stem cells

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The Science of Ultrasound in Pregnancy

Seeing a positive result on a pregnancy test for the first time was a moment I’ll always remember. Like other mums-to-be I’m sure, I began wondering whether my baby was healthy, and started looking forward to having a scan so

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Posted in Biology, Engineering, Exploring Science, Technology