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If you think that a career in science is limited or boring, think again. Dr Murieann Irish loves her work and gets to make advances in an area of science that is very close to her heart.

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Free Science Experiments -

Ethan has recently started to tell me that he wants x-ray goggles so that he can see inside everything. He is curious to know what is inside bricks, trees, toys and anything else that he can get his hands on. It occurred to me that something he could actually see inside without goggles would be an egg. I thought that this would be a fun experiment for us to do together and I added a layer of complexity by putting colour into the vinegar. Equipment 1-2 Eggs (we cracked our first egg so it might be good to have a...

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Free Science Experiments, Science Challenges -

Discover the different parts of a flower and the role that they play in plants! Download your own free flower journal to help you with your investigations!

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Free Science Experiments, Science Challenges -

Looking for some great science and nature investigations to do with your curious kids in Spring? Look no further!

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Book reviews -

Happy Book Week everyone! I hope that you have all survived the mad rush to find/make a costume that meets your curious kids’ requirements! We had some last minute rearrangements on the morning of the parade but we pulled through. Today, I am going to share with you three of my favourite STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) based books for younger readers. All three books are by author Andrea Beaty. Despite having read them so many times that I can say the words without reading the book, these stories remain favourites in our house with Lily (6) who has...

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