What's new

Hands-on posts

(Not) apple pie Activity

by Mike, 5 October 2012 | 3 comments

Piece of pie

Create a taste illusion with this fun recipe!

Continue reading (Not) apple pie

Orange life jacket Activity

by Jasmine, 28 September 2012 | 0 comments

Floating orange with sink

Written by Sarah Kellett Life jackets are often orange to make them easy to spot after an accident. And orange fruit have their own life jackets, all built in!

Continue reading Orange life jacket

Make a reed switch Activity

by Mike, 14 September 2012 | 0 comments

Split pin on a table

Attracted to doing some hands-on science? Why not use a magnet to create a ‘reed switch’?

Continue reading Make a reed switch

Play the time walk board game Activity

by Jasmine, 24 August 2012 | 2 comments

Board for the time walk board game

Looking for something to do this weekend? Play the time walk board game. You can download and print the instructions, game pieces and  board. Let us know what you think! If you’re after more science fun for kids, subscribe to Double Helix magazine!

Continue reading Play the time walk board game

Build your own International Space Station Activity

by Jasmine, 17 August 2012 | 33 comments

A paper model of a space station.

Get ready to build your own paper model of the International Space Station (ISS).

Continue reading Build your own International Space Station