Become An Outer Space Explorer

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We recently explored the new Planet Pioneers exhibition at our local Science Museum – Scitech.  As the weather hots up here in Perth Scitech is a great indoor place to go full of education and entertainment – click here to read our full review of the exhibition. Continue reading “Become An Outer Space Explorer”

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Planet Pioneer?

Planet Pioneer Review -tinystepsmakebigstrides.comPlanet Pioneers is the new exhibition at Scitech, Perth and is on until it blasts off to NASA’s Space Centre in Houston in early 2018.  There are 17 hands on stations that will challenge you to think critically about life on earth and explore what we would need for the colonization of a new planet. Continue reading “Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Planet Pioneer?”

5 Minute Vegan Gluten Free Pancakes

5 Minute Vegan Panckaes

Quick and easy pancakes that the kids can make with you.    We always make pancakes and today we decided to make a special pancake breakfast for International Day of Happiness. However, once we had added all the ingredients to the bowl we realised that we had no eggs.    Well today, we found out that you can make a pancake without breaking eggs! Continue reading “5 Minute Vegan Gluten Free Pancakes”

International Day Of Women And Girls In Science Activities

 

books-for-girls-scienceThis is the first year we have put the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on our list of days.   It is only the second time that it is to be celebrated.  The STEM subjects are still dominated by boys although when girls do take these subjects they do exceedingly well at them.  Celebrating this day for us is all about challenging the male stereotype of the scientist.  We all know about Albert Einstein, Thomas Watt, Thomas Edison, and Benjamin Franklin.  However, after reading Ada Twist Scientist I thought for Miss C we should look into how women have progressed science, innovation and technology.For anyone needing encouragement to be the next inventor or if you wonder if science is for you – take a look at the book lists, links and activities and give it a go on any day not just on Saturday – Day of International Women and Girls in Science.

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Days Are For Celebrating

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As the school year begins each year we pick a day or 2 a month to celebrate.  I’m not talking the usual, Birthday, Christmas, Easter and Mother’s Day, special days and there are so many more.  As important as they all are –  they are present giving celebrations.  I am talking about those other days in the year that are designated special days where we observe, commemorate, promote or mobilize people to action. These special days serve and act as reminders to the world community of the issues we face as a collective.We use the UN calendar to pick our days.

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