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WHATEVER THE WEATHER…
October, 2018 No Comments Primary Science, STEAM / STEM
  What an amazing summer we had – blue skies all day every day! We intended to get out with this activity with our FabLab clubs, but amazingly for Britain there were no clouds to be seen! Now it’s a perfect time to get out with the class for ...
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YOUNG SCIENCE AMBASSADORS SCHEME
September, 2018 No Comments Primary Science, Science Ambassadors, STEAM / STEM
  GET YOUR WHOLE SCHOOL BUZZING ABOUT SCIENCE! “What is science? Is it a body of facts, to be memorised and regurgitated? Or is it a method for finding out facts and testing and refining ideas?” Katherine Mathieson, TES blog. In today’s blog we’ll be looking at our Young ...
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Magic sand
September, 2018 No Comments Primary Science, STEAM / STEM
AQUA SAND Here in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire we’re almost as far from the sea as you can get in England, so we have to bring the beach here! Today’s recipe is for Aqua Sand, also known as Magic Sand. You’ll see why!   Equipment: Coloured sand (3 ...
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Fun with sand!
September, 2018 No Comments Primary Science, STEAM / STEM
FUN WITH SAND! Never mind expensive toys and computer games; sand and a bucket and spade can keep children occupied all day. Why not set up a temporary sand pit in the garden or playground for younger children? Experimenting with wet and dry sand and a variety of implements ...
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Super Simple Slime
Super Simple Slime Whenever we ask the children what they would like to make at FABLAB, the answer is always slime. Luckily here at STEAM Works we’re a little slime obsessed and have a ridiculous number of recipes but here’s our best recipe for simple slime for you to ...
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