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Static Electricity – Virtual Science Space

Posted on April 2, 2020 by Meg Gibson

Our next simple science week video explores electricity…the STATIC kind!

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Mini Catapults – Virtual Science Space

Posted on April 1, 2020 by Meg Gibson

Today’s activity is simple science that will give your children HOURS of fun. With just three household items, you will be able to build a mini catapult that gives those medieval makers a run for their money! Ok…maybe not. BUT – this activity is so easy and shows children of all ages some basic physics principles while helping them blow off some steam at home as they test different items to fling near and far. Be sure to download the activity sheet and join in!

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Balloon Kebab – Virtual Science Space

Posted on March 31, 2020 by Meg Gibson

What happens when you put a pointy stick into a fully inflated balloon? Does it pop? You will be VERY surprised by some super simple and super fun science we explore in our next at-home science experiment…balloon kebab! All you need is a metal or wooden stick that is pointy and a few balloons of course…preferably one you would normally use to make kebabs on the BBQ.

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Cornflour Slime Making – Virtual Science Space

Posted on March 30, 2020 by Meg Gibson

Well, maybe the parents who have to clean it up, but every kid LOVES slime. And guess what? It is SO easy to make at home. We have put together a super simple science experiment for the families at home today to try making their own slime version. Feel free to play with your ratios of ingredients and use some different colours. Maybe record what measurements made your favourite slime consistency and let us know!

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Magic Milk – Virtual Science Space

Posted on March 27, 2020 by Meg Gibson

This simple science experiment is an awesome combination of artistic creativity and testing of scientific properties!

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Balance Challenge – Virtual Science Space

Posted on March 26, 2020 by Meg Gibson

This physical science video is all about looking at our centre of gravity. What is it exactly and how can we test our own balance? Check it out!

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Bubbles at Home – Virtual Science Space

Posted on March 26, 2020 by Meg Gibson

Hi everyone!

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Virtual Science Space

Posted on March 23, 2020 by Meg Gibson

Welcome to VIRTUAL SCIENCE SPACE! Virtual Science Space is our offering to the community during these challenging times. We are aiming to help all aspiring scientists, engineers and STEM lovers alike to continue their STEM learning at home. 

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Science Space is temporarily closed.

Posted on March 18, 2020 by Meg Gibson

The health and safety of Science Space visitors, employees, and volunteers is our top priority.

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Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in STEM at Science Space!

Posted on February 11, 2020 by Johanna Howes

Last year, we highlighted in our 2019 post that gender equality is one of the biggest challenges we face and nowhere is that more visible than in the traditionally male-dominated fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Only 35% of girls worldwide choose to study STEM in higher education.

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