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Free Science Class for Home-Education [online] – How to use your Microscope

Did you buy or get a microscope for Christmas? Perhaps you have one stuffed away in a cupboard not being used! Join me live and online for a Free Science Class for home-education. The online workshop will help you get to know your microscope, learning the parts, what things to look at, how to prepare samples, and how to have success every time. The session is free! read on for more details

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Dry Ice Potions: Perfect for Family & Children’s Entertainment

Unleash the Magic! Our Brilliant Dry Ice Potions for Family & Children’s Entertainment   In a world filled with countless ways to engage children’s curiosity, our dry ice family & children’s entertainment stands out as a unique and captivating experience. Run by trained scientists, these family & children’s entertainment (shows and workshops) offer an exciting blend of fun, science, and hands-on learning, all while ensuring safety. Read on to dive into the incredible world of dry ice potions and how they can be a remarkable addition to drop-in family & children’s entertainment for your customers.

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Easy Science Experiment for Kids: Light-Up Lava Lamp [new recipe]

Let me introduce to you a fantastic and easy variation of the Lava Lamp Experiment. It needs only 4 ingredients that you would likely have at home right now (or just 3 if you don’t have any food colouring!). We added a cool light underneath our potion to make it a Light Up Lava Lamp – with great effect. Read on to see how we did it, watch the video too.

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Everyday Things You Should Look at Under a Microscope

Ordinary Things You Should Look at Under a Microscope Looking at everyday and ordinary things under a microscope can change the way you look at the world around you. If you hdon’t know where to start, or want some new ideas of what to look at, check out these short video tutorials below.

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Spooky Glowing Fluorescent Slime for Halloween

Read on to find out how you can make this Spooky Glowing Fluorescent Slime using a yellow highlighter pen and our slime kit! We made amazing spooky glowing fluorescent slime in time for Hallowe’en and we want you to be able to make it too. Read how easily we did it and watch the video too…..

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Make Fluorescent Glowing Liquid

Make amazing glowing fluorescent liquid at home using the insides of a yellow highlighter pen! This is so easy to do! Extracting the fluorescent liquid from a highlighter pen to make glowing fluorescent liquid is so easy, you should try it for an spooky themed science experiment.

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Easy Glowing Orbeez Halloween Science

Halloween is just around the corner so how about some easy Halloween Science you can do at home?! These glowing Orbeez are fab for Halloween Science or, to be honest, at any time of year! They are so easy to make at home using the ink from highlighter pens. A safe and easy experiment that the children loved especially at this spooky time of year. Read on for the method and video tutorial.

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Easy science experiments you must try!

Our five favourite easy science experiments you must try! Here at Sciencedipity we love science (of course!), so we have compiled our five favourite easy science experiments you should try. They are very easy to do, packed full to the brim with science,  because of their easily accessible components there’s every reason to have a go!

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Colour-changing thermochromic slime

We’ve had so much fun making this amazing colour-changing thermochromic slime using thermochromic dyes. This is a slime that changes colour at just 31oC …..and the best part is that you can now make your own colour changing slime using our Thermo Slime Kit! Read on & watch the video too…..      

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What to expect at our Children’s Science Birthday Parties

Science Birthday parties are all the rage. They are exciting, fun, and different. Here’s what to expect with our children’s science birthday parties. We’re not a just a science show, we get children busy making cool creations and bubbly reactions to take home, read on to find out more and watch the video.

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Free Science Kits for Torridge & North Devon

** THIS PROJECT HAS NOW ENDED, THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO GRABBED A KIT AND MET ME ONLINE ** During February & March 2022, we were delighted to offer free science kits & online classes, called Busy Bag Science, to primary school aged children who were self isolating due to Covid. We hoped these kept youngsters busy and engaged in science whilst they were at home. The kits were given to children in the Torridge and North Devon areas, in the following postcodes: EX16 (Witheridge), EX18; EX19; EX31; EX32; EX33; EX34; EX35; EX36; EX37; EX38; EX39 To accompany the kits,

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Gummy Bear Osmosis Experiment

Gummy Bear Osmosis Experiment This is an ideal activity for the GROWTH theme of British Science Week 2022. Gummy Bear Osmosis experiment is a fun demonstration to help explain the tricky subject of osmosis, as well as being a great way to teach experimental design. It’s also an experiment you can eat when you’re finished! Read on to find out why the Gummy Bear Osmosis Experiment is so good at teaching osmosis (obviously!), but also experimental design, mass, weight & volume as well as embedding maths.

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Owl Pellet Dissection

Owl Pellet Dissection   Before you carry out an owl pellet dissection,  its important to have some background knowledge of what an owl pellet is. Here we also explain how to clean your boney finds!

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Saturday Science Club in Barnstaple

Saturday Science Club in Barnstaple for budding scientists includes FREE lab coat, and the British Science Associations Award! We are an award winning, non-profit company and we make learning science exceptionally fun. Our sessions are exciting and hands on and there’s always something to make and take home. They are led by a real scientist, and all our staff are experienced and skilled at working with children. 2022 TERM OPENS SOON Saturday Science Club in Barnstaple session are split into 2 age groups: Science Investigators for ages 4 – 7s Science Explorers for ages 8 – 11s Get your little ones

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Summer Holiday Club in Barnstaple

We’re running a Summer Holiday Club in Barnstaple this year and have teamed up with our friends at Norse Hawk Activity Centre to create 4 exciting Viking Science themed days, which are guaranteed to be exciting, busy, science-y, and with a dash of Viking thrown in!

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6 Super-Easy Science Experiments Free Download

A PDF workbook to download for free! The “Super-easy 6” In this easy science experiments free download we’ve put together 6 of our favourite activities. We’ve chosen these 6 because they are so easy to do and produce very colourful results, they are really cool too. Called The Super-Easy 6, they provide good starter activities at home to get you & your family into science with ease. To download the Super-Easy 6 click on the button below! I want this free PDF! I’d love to know how you get on, so please share your experiments, with photos if possible, on

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Spinners Template

For our online science workshop – Spinners – you will also need the spinners template which you can download here. Make sure you print it off onto A4 paper ready for the session, along with the other items you need: scissors and paper clips.    

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Balancing Skeleton Halloween Science Activity

Make a gravity defying Balancing Skeleton! You’ll need: the template (see below) & something to use as 2 weights to alter the centre of gravity so that it balances in this vertical position, we use either pennies or bluetack or play dough. So, are you ready to make a gravity defying Skeleton? Lets go……

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