A bucket full of seaweed, or ‘bryozoa, I promise it really is an animal’

I want kids to break away from the stereotype that science is all about old bearded white men discovering things a long time ago, or the image that is everywhere of someone in a lab coat and goggles peering quizzically at a test tube.  Science is about being entranced...

Easter craft – a simple guide to blowing eggs

My apologies for teaching granny to suck eggs (or blow them) if you are already familiar with this technique.  However if, like me prior to today, you haven’t tried it, I can wholeheartedly recommend it as a great way of emptying egg shells to decorate for Easter.  The resulting shells will last...