science made simple  January 2017 

Happy new year to you and happy birthday to us!

This year, science made simple turns 15! We've got lots of exciting plans to celebrate our birthday with our friends and customers - so watch this space for news and offers!
British Science Week in March is almost fully booked! Be sure to check out all our shows, and reserve your date now to ensure your students are inspired in science this year.
Zoë appeared on BBC Radio Wales recently, discussing some simple science you can try at home as part of the #TerrificScientific campaign. Here she is explaining to the presenters and listeners how to find out which is their dominant eye. Discover how to find yours here!
Congratulations to Rhys who wrote our most viewed article of 2016:
Can I run as fast as the Flash?

Click on the images below to read our top five most viewed articles from 2016!
Photo of the Month
David has just returned from speaking at the Little Event - an event for up-and-coming science communicators! This is a fantastic event to welcome and train newcomers to science communication, and veteran David was asked to run a training session on Presenter Skills. Pictured above: David running a 'speed dating' session to warm up the delegates!
Free demo worksheets

Our "thank you" for being a subscriber to our newsletter! Access 5 demo ideas to try with under 11s. Available in English and Welsh.
5 Most popular videos the science made simple team published in 2016

1. BBC Bitesize KS2 videos

2. Roald Dahl Science videos

3. Launching rocket balloons!

4. What happens when you set fire to flash cotton?

5. What is the Bristol Stool Scale?

You can find all of our videos on our YouTube Channel.
What can we do for you?
Did you know we offer training and consultancy services for groups around the world? From a brief chat, to complete show writing services and training, we can help you deliver your project. Find out more about how we can help you, and what our previous clients say about us.
Do you love chocolate? Do you wish it would count towards your 5-a-day?
We investigated how many Cadbury's Fruit and Nut bars you would need to eat to get your 5-a-day. Find out how many!

In last month's newsletter, we stated we had presented to more than 50,000 students. This should have read more than 50,000 audience members - the majority of whom were indeed school students!
Could you be a guest blogger?
If you are keen to spread your love of science, or fancied writing a blog but don't know where to start, get in touch! We are happy to post guest blogs on our website and shout about them and their author!
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