Friday, 26 June 2015
Monday, 22 June 2015
Equipment and chemicals required to do this yourself:
Sunday, 21 June 2015
Most of us think of maths as the opposite of creative, due to the fact
that it’s precise and requires logic perhaps. However, it is because its geometrical shapes,
that are so perfectly and precisely measured and created in maths, what we
achieve is truly beautiful – that is my opinion anyway.
Tuesday, 16 June 2015
This smartphone projector particularly stood out for me (I wouldn't mind one myself) it just looks so fun and guess what! I have one to give away to one of my readers!
So how can you enter this give away?
All you have to do is:
- Comment on this blog post with your idea for the best Father's day present
- Click on the Rafflecopter link below and complete as many entries as you like.
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This competition will run until Friday 19th June 12am.
Competition Terms & Conditions:
- The giveaway will run from 12am on 17th June 2015 and run until 12am on 19th June 2015, GMT.
- The prize is for one Smartphone Projector from Qwerkity.
- Open to UK residents aged 18 and over.
- Entries can only be completed through the Rafflepcopter widget.
- All entries will be checked and verified.
- The winner is chosen at random from all valid entries.
- The winner will be announced 20th June 2015 and the winner will be emailed, as well as announced through An Ordinary Life's social media pages.
- The winner will have 48 hours to respond with their details, otherwise a new winner will be picked, following the same procedure.
- The prize will be sent out to the winner direct from Qwerkity.
- All efforts will be made so that it is received in time for Father’s Day but it cannot be guaranteed.
Monday, 15 June 2015
Thursday, 11 June 2015
However, mostly this week, as a family, we have been drawing - the girls have even got me into drawing a bit too...
Tuesday, 2 June 2015
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Monday, 25 May 2015
I went off to Amazon to buy some of this: Thermochromic Black Colour Changing Ink Paint and had a little play...
And this is how I made my colour changing silly putty and how you can make some too!
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Thursday, 21 May 2015
There will be a range of drop-in activities suitable for all ages in the Institute building itself and in the adjacent surroundings of Bloomsbury’s Gordon Square, including:
- How to Make Flint Tools
- Prehistoric Butchery
- Fragmented Frescos
- Cave Painting
- Underwater Shipwreck
- Whose Poo?
- Pottery Making
- Sandpit Archaeology
- Fish Mummification
Monday, 18 May 2015
Friday, 15 May 2015
Tuesday, 12 May 2015
- An Amylase enzyme will only fit into a
carbohydrate, a starch and break it down into sugar
- A protease, like pepsin, will only fit into a
protein and break it down into amino acids
- A lipase, lipids, will only fit into fat and break it down into fatty acids or glycerol
- Corn flour
- Iodine - here's how to make your own: click here
- 2 test tubes with lids, one for the iodine and one for the solution we will make up.
- 6 Petri dishes or a clear plastic bag.
- 2 pipettes
- Optional: Benedict’s solution – if you use this you will also need an extra pipette.
Friday, 1 May 2015
It was great fun! We made our own model lung, if you want to try it out at home visit my blog post: how to make a model lung...
And we learnt about carbon dioxide and had fun with our self inflating balloons...