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              Let Loose the Jitterbug! A thrilling engineering activity using electric excitement with off-centre cam magic! Unleash Creativity and Spark Imagination with the Jitterbug Engineering Kit! Dear Educators, Teachers, and Home Schooling Heroes, Are you ready to take your young learners on an electrifying journey into the world of […]

Use Pneumatic Science to Open and Close your Monsters Mouths!

Introduce your child to the fascinating world of PNEUMATICS! Are you ready to ignite your child’s curiosity and imagination? Introducing our innovative Pneumatics Science Kit – the perfect blend of fun and education for budding young scientists and engineers! Discover the power of air pressure! With our interactive kit, children embark on a hands-on journey […]

Build your own Acrobatic Dragon for Science Week 2021

SCIENTIFIC SUE’S ACROBATIC DRAGON Amaze your friends and family with this gravity defying balancing Dragon. Aim of the Activity Using the template below make a cardboard Dragon and balance it on its nose! Nuts & Bolts Acrobatic Dragon Template Thin card (cereal packets will do), scissors, sellotape or glue, colouring materials, paperclips or playdoh or […]

Science of Slime

Scientist: Isaac Newton (1642-1727) Born in Woolsthrope, England Issac Newton became the leading figure of the Scientific Revolution of the 17th century. He laid the foundation for modern physical optics with his discovery that white light could be split into the colours of the rainbow. In mechanics, his three laws of motion, now the basic principles […]

Colour Changing Bubble Bath

Chemical: Bromocresol Green (BCG) Science: Chemical Indicator Bromocresol green is a dye of the triphenylmethane family and is used as a pH indicator in applications such as growth mediums for microorganisms and titrations. The most common use of BCG is to measure serum albumin concentration within mammalian blood samples in possible cases of kidney failure […]

Kitchen Science: Honeycomb

Scientist: Joseph Black (1728 – 1799) Born in Bordeaux in 1728 to an Irish father and a Scottish mother, Joseph Black spent his working life in Scotland. He is considered one of the world’s most eminent chemists and one of the founding fathers of the science of chemistry. Black was a modest man and an excellent […]

Kitchen Science: Ice Cream

Scientist: Sir William Thomson (1824 – 1907) William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, was born on 26 June, 1824 at 21-25 College Square East, Belfast. This location was later home to the first cinema in Belfast – The Kelvin. He was taught by his father, a professor of mathematics. In 1832, the family moved to Glasgow where […]

‘Science It Activities’ with Scientific Sue: 321 Lift Off!

Science It: Let’s turn a vitamin canister into a rocket! This activity, as well as being great fun, will also lend to opportunities to help develop your children to ‘Think like a Scientist!’ For all experiments, children should be wearing ‘safety’ glasses to protect their eyes from splashes. Swimming goggles, sun glasses, basically any type […]