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Are we loom crazy?

Everyday Materials
The recent playground craze of loom weaving with rubber bands has led to much creativity, variables include colour, twist and size. Bangles ar...

Football Shadows

3F Light and shadows
Have you ever noticed the different shadows that you see on the football pitch? With the World Cup in full swing, now is the time to get child...

Rabbit Care

Humans & animals
Rabbit Awareness Week is in May. It aims to raise awareness of the needs of rabbits and the owner's responsibility in caring for them. In t...

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Stonehenge Rocks!

3D Rocks and soils
Archaeologists have found a huge ancient settlement used by the people who built Stonehenge. The dwellings date back to 2,600-2,500 BC - the s...

Health News

Humans & animals
Three recent health news stories feature in this activity: Brits' over-indulgence in sugar; how the explosion of e-mail and mobiles curtails e...

Flying through Space

Forces and magnets
Austrian Felix Baumgartner has become the first skydiver to go faster than the speed of sound, reaching a maximum velocity of 833.9mph (1,342k...

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Activities for 5-11 year olds which use topical events to create uniquely engaging science lessons.

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