Posts Tagged ‘science for kids’

Go on, be ExpeRimental and get stuck into science!

Mar 03 2015

I have what I believe is the best job in the world, I spend my days as the Science Learning Manager at the Royal Institution (home of the famous CHRISTMAS LECTURES) coming up with ideas about how to get people excited about science. My goal is to make science accessible, enjoyable and meaningful for everyone, regardless of their background, location or previous experience with the subject.

I’m also a London mum of two girls, Viola aged 6 and Elodie aged 3, and I find it incredibly satisfying to help them explore their natural curiosity about the world around them and how it works. This makes me especially passionate about supporting parents to get stuck into science at home so that they too can enjoy the same experiences.

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OVER A QUARTER OF CHILDREN WANT TO STUDY SCIENCES AT UNIVERSITY

Nov 28 2012

27% of children would most like to study a STEM subject at university. A degree in Technology, Engineering or Physics appeals to just 3% of girls – vs 23% of boys. PROFESSOR BRIAN COX said, “If the Government really does want to make Britain the best place in the world to do science, then we need to open up the doors of our universities to the many thousands of kids who want to study STEM subjects. Not only will this make them happy, it will give them the wherewithal to contribute to the future of our economy.”

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Little scientist experiments: Sink and float

Nov 15 2012

Here is another easy experiment made by our Little scientist to learn the sinking and floating concept.

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Little scientist experiments: Shiny pennies

Oct 28 2012

Here is another easy experiment by Little Scientist Diego. He learnt that lemon juice is an acid and that Water is not an acid. And in the process he made a few pennies shinier 🙂

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