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Se7en Natural Factual Links…

July 13th, 2010 · 8 Comments

It is the middle of Winter and absolutely freezing, we didn’t get out much this week. A mad dash to see the penguins, a couple of quick forts for lunch in the garden and catching the tepid sun on the steps but otherwise we are indoors. And everyone is beginning to plot and plan improvements […]

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Se7en Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow…

May 14th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Weeks ago, and I mean weeks ago we mentioned that we had been gifted: When we had just two kids we took a wintry pilgrimage to show our children the snow – it is a mad South African Ritual – trust me on this… You drive and drive and drive to the mountains then you […]

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Saturday Spot: Save Our Seas Shark Centre…

May 3rd, 2010 · 11 Comments

We have a new sport in our house and I am not sure but there may well be a verb: “Rock Pooling…” Last week we gathered some friends and ventured out for an outing to the Save Our Seas Shark Center in Kalk Bay. And we loved every second of it, in fact days later […]

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Se7en’s Edible Cell Biology Fun…

April 17th, 2010 · 25 Comments

We had a week of science fun here, catching all our experiments up and then some more. The experiment that outshone all of them – by far – was the making of a cell model. Here is a finished cell to give you the idea of what we did: Let’s meet the Players: One packet […]

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Se7en Science Experiments: Very Simple Edible Science…

March 1st, 2010 · 5 Comments

After a week of science we needed some really simple science experiments, of the edible variety just for fun as the weekend wandered by… Here we go Se7en + 1 Experiments: Please feel free to click on any picture that you would like to see bigger. Ice Salt Coloring: We made a massive ice block […]

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Se7en Science Experiments: Lights, Lines and Lenses…

February 27th, 2010 · 9 Comments

Some of these experiments are really simple and some of them were quite troublesome… that’s what happens when you have a wide age range of scientists roaming in your house!!! There is a whole lot real science here… the shadow clock that took days because half way through it, some short person, called “nobody”, went […]

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Se7en Science Experiments: Bugs, Birds and Beasts…

February 26th, 2010 · 15 Comments

When it comes to science our experiments are mostly observing and we are really just working on our observation skills. Luckily when it comes to bugs, birds and beasts we are not short of material to study. Most of our science projects are inspired by reading and some of the experiments we did for this […]

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