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Se7en + 1 Fun Ways to Get to Know the Periodic Table, and it’s a GiveAway…

April 15th, 2016 · 14 Comments

I cannot believe that it is possible to go through your entire education without at some stage meeting up with the elements on the Periodic Table. For some it might seem like a completely pointless exercise, but apart from the obvious reason that some sort of “element question” appears in every kind of quiz game… […]

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Science · Se7en at School

Se7en+1 Set Out As Citizen Scientists in the Fynbos…

November 12th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Citizen Science is where volunteers from the public assist scientists in their research, either with data collection or actual observations. It is a way for scientists to collect a lot of data with the help of interested and committed parties. Projects vary in size and scope from small scale to national projects… from bird counts […]

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Tags: Green Living · Hiking · Outings · Science · Se7en at School

Se7en Review: A Box of Rocks… Rock Collecting 101 for Kids…

August 29th, 2015 · 3 Comments

I know I don’t usually post a book review on a Friday night, but this so follows on from yesterday’s post: How to Turn a Collection into a Museum, that it actually has to go here… Our love for the great outdoors and certain folks’ predeliction for collecting meant that this book ticked all the […]

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Se7en’s 52 Week Challenge #4: How to Turn a Collection into a Museum

August 28th, 2015 · 9 Comments

Maybe you guys enjoy visiting a fabulous museum as much as we do… the more hands on and interactive the better. The things is, it is one thing to visit a museum and it is quite another to live in one. I often blog about decluttering and keeping surfaces clear, but what about all the […]

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Se7en + 1 Create Ocean Zones in a Box…

April 30th, 2015 · 6 Comments

It has been an absolute age since we have blogged about anything that we have made… not that we haven’t been making, just that we haven’t gotten round to posting it. Recently the gang had to put together a model of the ocean zones in a box. It was a great project that they could […]

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Brilliant Books: 365 Outdoor Activities You Have to Try!… A DK Book!!!

April 22nd, 2015 · No Comments

Today is Earth Day and the perfect day to review this glorious book. I loved it before I even opened it and all our kids have spent hours poring over it as well. This is the kind of book that I wish I had grown up with… packed, just packed… did I say packed with […]

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Brilliant Books: 101 Great Science Experiments… A DK Book.

April 22nd, 2015 · 4 Comments

For my younger children there is very little difference between science and technology, art and and crafts… in fact no difference at all. They are all about creating and discovering and exploring… new things and new topics. I have been searching for a new book, for my junior scientists, one they haven’t seen before and […]

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