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Can you use poo to generate power?

By Rhys L Griffiths and Peri Jones Everybody poops. In fact the human race produces over 1,000,000 tonnes of the stuff every day. With fossils fuels running out and concerns growing over the levels of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere, could

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Why do eyebrow hairs stop growing?

by Peri Jones Have you ever wondered why your eyebrow hair is not covering your whole face? It saves time and money on getting it cut, but why does it not grow as long as the hair on your head?

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How do plants have babies?

By Becca Smithers Plants are incredible. They can be found in dry, rocky places, they can be over 100 metres tall, they can be eaten, and most importantly they provide the oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere. Plants mostly stay in one

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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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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

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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