Primary Science

Explore and Amaze- new Young Science Ambassadors activity programme
26 Apr 2022 News, Science Ambassadors
Explore and Amaze- new Young Science Ambassadors activity programme For 2022, we’ve released a brand new activity scheme for our Young Science Ambassadors. It’s packed full of new experiments to amaze and inspire the next generation of STEM specialists! Since starting in 2018, STEAMWORKS has taken the Young Science ...
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Primary School Science in the UK
13 Jul 2021 News, Primary Science
Science is supposed to be a core subject in UK schools, but is it really? We’ll look at what the primary school science curriculum, what schools teachers and pupils think, and what their options are for getting more of it into the classroom.
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Sheffield and STEM- Science in the Steel City
6 Jul 2021 STEAM / STEM
Move over silicon valley. MIT? Never heard of it. Look no further than capital of South Yorkshire for an inspirational and proud engineering past. As a steel producing industrial juggernaut in the 19th century, and home to two universities with high profile discoveries and alumni to their names too, ...
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AUTUMN LEAF CHROMATOGRAPHY
3 Oct 2019 Experiments, Primary Science, STEAM / STEM
Autumn is definitely upon us as the leaves begin their beautiful transition to red and gold. Let’s get out for some fun in the fresh air and a % helping of science thrown in!
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FIZZING BATH BOMBS
9 Dec 2018 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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INTERVIEW WITH FERN HOLROYD – YOUNG SCIENCE AMBASSADORS SCHEME
28 Nov 2018 Primary Science, Science Ambassadors, STEAM / STEM
INTERVIEW WITH FERN HOLROYD – YOUNG SCIENCE AMBASSADORS SCHEME In today’s blog we’re talking to Fern Holroyd, the project co-ordinator for our Young Science Ambassadors scheme. Fern has been leading the project since June this year and has worked with 39 schools and teachers and over 150 children to ...
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5 Nov 2018 Primary Science, Science Ambassadors, STEAM / STEM
THE PRIMARY SCIENCE QUALITY MARK AND OUR YOUNG AMBASSADORS SCHEME The Primary Science Quality Mark is a programme to ‘develop and celebrate the profile of science teaching, learning and leadership in primary schools’.  Schools join a local hub, and up to two science leaders from each school are then ...
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SHOUT ABOUT SCIENCE!
17 Oct 2018 Primary Science, Science Ambassadors, STEAM / STEM
SHOUT ABOUT SCIENCE In this blog we’ll be looking specifically at the way in which presentation skills are a focus in our ‘Young Ambassadors’ training days. “The national curriculum for science reflects the importance of spoken language in pupils’ development across the whole curriculum – cognitively, socially and linguistically. ...
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WHATEVER THE WEATHER…
8 Oct 2018 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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