Explosions, Rockets, Chemicals and a whole load of mess!

Enjoy yourself but always be safe, always get a grown up to help.

  • NASA Parker Solar Probe – Mission To The Sun - NASA is inviting people around the world to submit their names online to be placed on a microchip aboard NASA’s historic Parker Solar Probe mission launching in summer 2018. The mission will travel through the Sun’s atmosphere, facing brutal heat and radiation conditions — and your name will go along for the ride. Visit the […]
  • Boarding Pass: Insight Mission To Mars 2018! - I’m going to Mars! Well, my name is! My name is being stored on a chip and being sent on NASA’s 2018 Insight mission. It will be launched from the USA on board an Atlas V rocket in May 2018. The mission will help scientists understand how rocky planets like Earth and Mars formed. I […]
  • New Rocket Launch & Recovery! - Another successful flight of my rocket!
  • Make your own playdough! - You will need the following ingredients as well as a pan, a bowl and a grown up! 1 cup of plain flour 1 cup of water 1/2 cup of salt 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil 1 tabespoon of cream of tartar food dye Put everything apart from the flour into a pan and gently heat […]
  • Imploding Drinks can! - In this experiment we are going to make a can implode! You will need your parents help, as this is a very dangerous experiment. Serioulsy… Get mum or dad to help you. Do not try this on your own.
  • Mentos / Pop Fountain! - This is a great way to make a mess, learn science and drink pop! Try different pop, try different ammount of Mentos, try using Alka Seltzer instead. Record your results and let me know how you get on!
  • When rockets go wrong! - Although we’ve launched our most powerful rocket and had it safely parachute back to ground…. Things don’t always go according to plan! This launch was over 3 years in the making!
  • First launch of my new rockets! - I got these rockets for christmas and have been looking forward to launching them. We finally got them built and with no wind around today we decided to go for it. It was a very succsessful launch!
  • Ooops… water rocket stuck in a tree! - I love making rockets and I love launching and catching them…. Unfortunately we had a bit of an issue today!