Volcano experiment- Explorer Academy

The volcano explosion experiment in our Explorer Academy workshop at Fun Palaces was the moment where many children exclaimed ‘woah’ or ‘this is awesome!’
Here we have another fun, easy and educational experiment.
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You will need:
-A jam/sauce jar or a plastic/paper cup
-One paper plate
-5 teaspoons of Bicarbonate of Soda
-Diluted paint
-Vinegar
-Washing up liquid

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Learning styles- how to make education easier.

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Definition of Learning;
The acquisition of knowledge or skills through study, experience, or being taught.
– The Oxford English Dictionary

For most of us, the first eighteen or so years of our life are dedicated to learning. From birth, our brain is like a sponge looking to absorb information. Between the age of four or five, up until the age of eighteen we spend our time in school learning maths, literacy, science, geography, history and many other subjects, learning the basics up to the more complex. However depending on what the school we go to is like and whether we went to school five years ago, thirty years or more, the way we were taught would be different.
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