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An ordinary life? · 1Y ago

Science: Sticky Static

Static electricity is an electric phenomenon that is well known.  It is where charged particles are transferred from one place to another.Here's something fun you can try when you are learni...
An ordinary life? · 1Y ago

Science: Experimenting with Copper Sulphate

First of all Heating copper...One of my friends who come along to my science groups back in 2012,  asked me if we could do some experiments on heating materials.  She said she had tried heat...
An ordinary life? · 1Y ago

Science: How to make glue from milk

This is a fun experiment, it does involve heat so you do have to be careful and have a responsible adult when carrying out this investigation.As you can see in this photo the glue we made wa...
An ordinary life? · 1Y ago

Science: How to make Carbonic acid

When carbon dioxide is added to water, the gas adds acidity to the water.  The reaction between the Carbon dioxide and the water is a synthesis reaction, sometimes known as a combination rea...
An ordinary life? · 1Y ago

One thing I REALLY love about home education...

So what is this one thing I love most about Home Education? FLEXIBILITYFlexibility with when we learn and when we play.Flexibility of what we learn.The flexibility to look deeper into a subj...
An ordinary life? · 1Y ago

How are fossils formed?

SO, HOW FOSSILS ARE FORMED?What we will be looking at in this project is how marine fossils are made...Click here to see the rest of the post >>
An ordinary life? · 1Y ago

Science: How to make a Geode

So this is how to make your own geode!  Ok, it's not a real geode but this simple but fun experiment can help kids understand they are formed. To be honest, how geodes are formed is still a ...
An ordinary life? · 1Y ago

Chemical Reactions: combustion of iron

In this experiment we are going to look further into what happens when the combustion of iron occurs...The definition of combustion: The process of burning something.Combustion is a chemical...
An ordinary life? · 1Y ago

HEAT ENERGY: A Convection and Conduction experiment

This is very simple demonstration of how conduction and convection heat energy works.  It involves fire which usually fascinates children.For this experiment, you will need...Click here to s...
An ordinary life? · 1Y ago

Conduction: The magic balloon!

This is a really simple experiment and one that I've done loads of times before, I've just never blogged it.   Last week I showed the kids at Science Crazy Club how heat energy works and how...