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A Scientific Discovery: River Pollution in Se7en Steps…

August 28th, 2014 · 5 Comments

When the weather is grim we often head for the local wetlands for an amble, instead of the beach. Another one of our favourite spots to go walking is in SilverMine Nature Reserve, which happens to be where the source of our wetland river begins. Last week we were lucky enough to hike the river… […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot · Science · Se7en at School

Se7en + 1 Steps to a Great Rock Pooling Outing…

July 31st, 2014 · 13 Comments

I mentioned in our previous post that we have just had a science week and we try and include some sort of scientific outing in our science weeks. Luckily where we are we are spoilt for the great outdoors and most of our scientific outings are related to natural factual observations. There are few better […]

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Se7en + 1 are Virtually Visiting Museums…

November 20th, 2013 · 3 Comments

In an unprecedentally wet winter, I decided to a bit of a house sort and my children, were having none of that!!! I had to think of a way to make it fun and not seem like any work at all. I don’t know about your kids, but taking it from mine, they love to […]

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How to Create a Stylus in Just Se7en Steps…

September 5th, 2013 · 9 Comments

So we live with an inventor, Hood #2 has been inventing things since the beginning of time. He is mad about electronics and has been exploring how to make his own stylus. The other day I posted this photograph on instagram: I asked Hood #2 what his plan was for school today… “I’m making a […]

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Tags: Science · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

Science Week: Se7en + 1 Tips on Building a Terrarium…

July 6th, 2013 · 5 Comments

As our school year ambles to a close, full tilt school for weeks on end… We needed a break four week from the end of the year. Sometimes you just need a week of nothing… so we took a week off but we still weren’t ready for school and winter descended from the heavens… precipitation […]

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What We Are Reading Right Now: #15 The Inventions Edition…

May 14th, 2013 · 6 Comments

It has been a while since a “What We Are Reading Post…” but trust me we have as usual been immersed in piles of books!!! From time to time we join Playing By the Book in their Monthly Series of Themed Book Reviews and when I told my kids that the theme this month was […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Science · Se7en at School

Se7en + 1 Junior Whale Spotters in Training…

April 23rd, 2013 · 8 Comments

What could be a better thing to do for Earth Day than to get outdoors and go looking out for whales… We happen to live in a part of the world where land-based whale watching is at it’s best. During our winter months each year we welcome the Southern Right Whales to our shore and […]

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Tags: Outings · Saturday Spot · Science · Se7en at School