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Easy ways to get kids excited about STEM

They’re the subjects of the future: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths. Our kids are growing up in a rapidly changing world – and an exciting one too. So, you’ve got a little one interested in science – how best to nurture that? We aim to provide the edtech to help, plus some more ideas below… Experiment […] Read More

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Fostering Creativity in Children 🎨🖌

Creativity is not just something we are born with as human beings: it’s something we can foster and train. Even if your child doesn’t feel they are very good at a creative task, if they enjoy it and work at it there’s no stopping them! Creativity is for everyone, not just artists (think engineers, architects, […] Read More

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Astro Cat Explains… Meteor Showers

There are two well-known meteor showers visible in the sky from late July until mid-August. But what makes these tiny rocks light up our night skies every year? The Prof is on hand to explain all, and it starts with asteroids and comets… Asteroids Asteroids can be found anywhere in the solar system, but you’ll […] Read More

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Keeping Brains Busy in Summer!

Over summer it can be easy for kids to just switch off and not want to do anything ‘educational’ (a word they may instantly recoil at hearing!)  – so what can you do to keep their minds active without them feeling like they’re back at school? We’ve got a few ideas for little scientists… Museums […] Read More

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Astro Cat Explains… Optical Illusions

Greetings, explorers. You might have noticed some mind-boggling optical illusions on our social media channels – we’re getting our brains warmed up for Galactic Genius with Astro Cat! But why are optical illusions so puzzling? We asked the Prof for his scientific explanation…   The Ebbinghaus Illusion In this illusion, the light blue circle on […] Read More

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4 Activities Inspired by Professor Astro Cat

This weekend, why not explore the planets and discover how different in size they are? Or even create your very own planet? It’s not as ambitious as it sounds – Professor Astro Cat says so! Here are some simple but exciting science experiments you can do with a quick food shop, a calculator, a cardboard box, […] Read More

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4 Ways To Celebrate Spring With The Kids!

Spring is here! And to celebrate, we’ve pulled together a few activities that teach useful facts and skills while being great fun for everyone.   Go on a treasure hunt Easter may have come and gone, but it’s not too late to jot down some cryptic clues and set the kids free on a mini-adventure. But don’t […] Read More

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