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Innovation Games rock Sydney Olympic Park!

Ben Newsome

A science bonanza at Sydney Olympic Park! The last day of National Science Week finished with a bang in the heart of Sydney Olympic Park on Sunday! With help from Federal Government via Inspiring Australia and the NSW State Government, the Innovation games concluded the Sydney Science Festival with flare...

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Less screen time & more STEM at the Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum, Michigan

Ben Newsome

Learning by doing is by far the best way for kids to learn skills for life. At the Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum, the Corrina Strecker and the team have created an immersive STEM environment that captures kid’s imaginations and teaches families valuable lessons in creativity, exploration and collaboration. From interactive...

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Inspiring TEDTalks by kids… STEM in action!

Ben Newsome

Get inspired! It's often the case that the best way to teach students is to have students teach other instead! When it comes to describing a scientist to kids, inevitably they think they have to be old (and sadly male too) where as the reality is that people from all...

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Our comprehensive guide to SLIME!

Jacqui

Why slime? They're making it at home, at school, and even selling it on the internet! Slime-making is the latest fad sweeping across the globe. We've combed the internet to bring you this extensive list of recipes, ideas and the science of slime!

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Science for kids at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Ben Newsome

Biology in the heart of the city Taking kids around the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney can offer so many learning opportunities! This week we completed another round of kids holiday science programs at the Maiden Theatre in the gardens and we couldn't help but incorporate a guided walk as part...

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Things kids can do without the internet

Ben Newsome

Kids activities that don't need a computer or smart device Getting kids to peel their eyes away from the screen doesn't have to be like pulling teeth; you just need to create some enticement for them! There is so much kids can do without the need for the internet and...

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10 Science experiments for toddlers

Ben Newsome

Toddler science made simple! Are there science experiments that a 2 year old could do? Absolutely! Young children are rapidly learning about their world through their 5 senses and as such you can easily provide rich experiences that show how the world works just by targeting sight, hearing, smell, touch...

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How to teach science using role plays

Ben Newsome

Using role plays to grab the imagination! Role playing in education has been used for years as a tool for kids to understand the world around them. By combining play, games and simulation in scenarios that teach science, students get a real feel for what it is like to be...

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20 ways to impart a love of science with your kids

Ben Newsome

Inspire their curiosity! So you love science & technology? Want to impart this enthusiasm onto your kids? No problem! Children are born as curious learners and exposing them to science doesn't have to be an arduous and formal process. Given this, here's just some of the ways you can introduce...

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Amusement arcade STEM – game on!

Ben Newsome

Roll up, roll up! Science & math learning opportunities can be found in the most unlikely places! Amongst the predictable driving games and shoot 'em ups you can still find some old favourites that can illustrate some concepts in your classroom, you just have to aim the lesson at the...

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Ideas for teaching science to preschool children

Ben Newsome

Early learning science that works There are so many options for teaching science in an preschool setting! Kids are highly inquisitive at this young age with an eagerness to investigate their world that older kids rarely match. Why not take advantage of this and create science lessons to match their...

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Hidden lessons for kids when making a science party cake

Ben Newsome

We've been running hundreds of science parties every year since 2004 and one thing we've noticed is just how creative parents can be! Who doesn't love the look of a ferocious looking dinosaur cake or a volcano cake with bubbling lava coming out of the crater! It might sound a...

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How to decorate a kids science party they’ll love!

Ben Newsome

We've been running hundreds of science parties every year since 2004 and one thing we've noticed is just how creative parents can be! You can turn your home into a 'mad scientists laboratory' using simple household items, all you need is imagination and add a bit of fun! Here are...

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Fizzics Takes Australian Science to China

Ben Newsome

When the school bell rings at the end of the day in China, for most children this does not mean that it is home time. Many kids head off to lavish ‘training centres’ where they can learn dance, art, ceramics, language, music or sports. As part of its ongoing commitment...

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