Space Weather

I came across this website (link opens in a new window), via this other website (also opens in a new window) during a moment of leisurely browsing. The first website is called SpaceWeather, and focuses on “news and information about the Sun-Earth environment”. It features a wealth of information about the weather in the Solar … More Space Weather

Nearly summer! Here are some cool experiments to start you off

If you live in England, you will most likely have half a week of school left before you can get up late in the mornings, wear “your own” clothes and spend your time the way YOU like. Although, if you are ever stranded inside on a rainy day, I have a few fun experiments for … More Nearly summer! Here are some cool experiments to start you off

Exhibition review: One for the holidays – Centre for Life (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK)

Taking a brief pause from the deficit model of learning, I would like to use today’s post to spread the word about an exhibition I went to see with my 7- year old brother. The Centre for Life (link in “links” section) is a large, open plan gallery, filled to the brim with vibrantly coloured … More Exhibition review: One for the holidays – Centre for Life (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK)

Hello world!

Yes. Hello indeed. Cutting straight to the chase: science – is for nerds, is it not? If so, then I for one, am an out and proud nerd. Compared to, say, fifty years ago, science education appears to have severly lost its lustre. Perhaps not because it has ceased to be important (it SO has … More Hello world!