Thursday, January 25, 2018

This is a simple but effective design that I used at Science Crazy last week. 

All you will need is:

  • 9 big lolly sticks

  • 6 elastic bands

  • A pompom, ball of cotton wool a marshmallow or a scrunched up piece of paper  

To assemble…


Stack 7 of the lolly sticks.


Hold them together with 2 elastic bands either end…


Put the other two, one over and one under, across the stack of lolly stic...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

This week in the news, have you seen about the 5 giant Shipworms - their latin name is: Kuphus polythalamia - been found in the Philippines?  Although Shipworms have been known about for years, no living specimen gas been studied until now.  

 Rare Shipworm find - BBC

The Shipworms were discovered earlier this week, when a log storage pond in Philippines was dug 3 metres deep!  Previously people have only ever found...

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

I love this mini science project.  It's so much fun and great for small people too.  It's all very safe for them to touch if they enjoy sensory play.


If you want to know how to make a rain cloud in a glass, visit my other blog, An Ordinary Life: How do clouds make rain? or click on the photo below.




Rain and clouds fascinate kids.   



In short...


Tiny water droplets inside a cloud continue to grow, they eventually b...

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