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VITRUVIAN MAN INVESTIGATION
May, 2019 No Comments Primary Science, STEAM / STEM
This May marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. Often thought of primarily as an artist, Leonardo was also years or sometimes centuries ahead in the fields of science, maths and engineering.  Leonardo became an expert in the anatomy of the human body. The combination of science ...
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EQUINOX SLIME
March, 2019 No Comments Uncategorized
VERNAL EQUINOX SLIME Here at STEAMWORKS we’re always looking for new and exciting slime ideas. While experimenting with black and gold slime we started linking it to day and night, and being so close to the March 19th decided it would be a great idea to teach children about ...
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GIRLS IN STEM
January, 2019 No Comments Uncategorized
2019 marks the centenary of the Women’s Engineering Society, but a hundred years on girls and women are still hugely underrepresented in STEM occupations, in some STEM subjects at A level and in further education. What are the issues that are still preventing women from entering these fulfilling and ...
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A YOUNG SCIENCE AMBASSADOR IS FOR LIFE, NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS!
December, 2018 No Comments Uncategorized
A YOUNG SCIENCE AMBASSADOR IS FOR LIFE, NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS! Our Young Science Ambassadors programme aims to foster a life-long love of science and the desire and ability to spread the word! Ninfield Primary School in Sussex took part last summer and have been busy ever since. School ...
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FIZZING BATH BOMBS
December, 2018 No Comments Primary Science, STEAM / STEM
FIZZING BATH BOMBS If you’re looking for a great activity to do with your class or with children at home, why not try these fizzing bath bombs? Wrap them up for a lovely fragrant Christmas gift!   You will need: Bicarbonate of soda Citric acid Fragrance (essential oil or ...
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