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...

Apples – a lesson in variation and artificial selection

One of our science themes this month has been ‘plants’, and this week we supported this theme with a couple of Mystery Science lessons about why some plants grow fruit, and why some apples are red and others green.  The apples lesson was a really great way of introducing...