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Pneumatic Monsters

Pneumatic Monsters  This activity can also be used to investigate camouflage as an adaptation and why it helps organisms to survive. Once the children have made their monster or insect (or whatever!) ask them to try to hide them around the house or in the garden or park; this reinforces the usefulness of being able to […]

Scientific Sue returns to the Bord Bia’s Bloom in the Park Festival

http://bloominthepark.com/schedule/ Bloom 2013, Ireland’s largest gardening, food and family event,  is taking place in the Phoenix Park Dublin over the June bank holiday weekend, from Thursday 30th May until Monday 3rd June 2013 and once again I am sharing the stage with Billy Bubbles or the  more formerly known Brendan. We have been so blessed this […]

Balmoral Science Shows

Wow… What a fantastic venue the old Maze Prison site turned out to be for the Balmoral Show. All three days were packed with great show cases, activities and visitors. I would like to thank Barry and Alan for looking after me so well over the last three days… Not only were the audio visuals […]

Supermarket Science Shows at the Balmoral Show

Having hunted all the big supermarkets for a red cabbage, I finally found one in the small fruit and veg shop at the top of the road! Why do I need a vegetable which is called red and is in fact  purple in colour? I want to do some experimenting with keen and brave volunteers to answer that […]

Balmoral Science Shows

I am so excited to be performing on the Tesco Stage at the Balmoral Show this Wednesday – Friday. Follow http://www.balmoralshow.co.uk/best-dressed.html to find out the times of my wacky Supermarket Science Shows. Ever wondered why we call purple cabbages red? Is it possible to send farm animals into space? How much gas is in a burp? […]