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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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When Emma met Tim Peake

By Emma Wride On Thursday 13th October, Tim Peake flew from Houston to Cardiff to start his 10 day UK post-flight tour. Techniquest were delighted to be the first stop on his tour, inviting members of science centres, universities and even some

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“I’m Not a Scientist!” – Kitchen Activity 1: Edible Play Dough

By Farhin Begum Hello Friends! I am back with a whole new blog series and we will be looking at kitchen science! We will use different ingredients that you may have lying around in the kitchen and transform them into

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Posted in Activity, Exploring Science, Maths, Primary

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

A Canadian in Cardiff

By Parker McLean All About Parker! Over the Past month and a half, I have been lucky to be an intern at science made simple right here in Cardiff. Back in Canada, I spend my days studying in the Science

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Posted in Engineering, Primary, Science Communication, Space

“I’m Not a Scientist!” – Rainbow Activity 3: Ice Cube Drawing

By Farhin Begum Hello folks! I hope everyone has had an amazing time with  second series on “I’m not a Scientist” blog – rainbow edition! I have one more exciting activity for you and it’s easy to do with things you

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Posted in Activity, Chemistry, Exploring Science, Primary

BBC Bitesize KS2 Science

science made simple presenter Zoë spent a fun week filming with A and O Productions, and working with motion graphics experts Mint Motion to make 7 short films for the BBC Bitesize website. These videos are learning resources for KS2

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‘I’m not a Scientist!’ – Rainbow Activity 2: Chalk Pathway

By Farhin Begum Welcome to the second blog in this series of “I’m not a Scientist!” As we make our journey through the world of science fun and excitement, I have this activity for you that will not let you

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Posted in Activity, Chemistry, Exploring Science, Primary

“I’m not a Scientist!” – Rainbow Activity 1: Balloon Splat

By Farhin Begum Hello again! I have been searching high and low for fun activities you can do outdoors. Just like my crystals blogs, this will be a 3 part series! So do keep an eye out for more to come.

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Posted in Activity, Exploring Science, Physics, Primary

Grow & Save

by Farhin Begum Wondering how to prise your children away from the TV and actually get them to do something a bit more fun and interactive with the family over the summer? Then start getting your gardening tools and seeds

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Posted in Activity, Biology, Primary