science made simple  May 2016
The perfect antidote to exams and coursework
This month we are introducing our Disney Science blogs, interviews with researchers, and have a special offer on our 'Science of Sport' show in time for the Olympics!
Pictured above: Zoë and the team are excited about our new van logos!
Are you ready for the Olympics this summer?
How are you involving your students in this high profile event? We offer a high energy interactive show, all about the science behind different types of sport. 'Science of Sport' for KS3 and 'On your Marks, get set!' for KS2.
In time for the Olympics, we're offering 15% off any sport show performed before the summer holidays. 
To reserve your date, simply get in touch, and quote NLsport15
The Science of Disney
Do you LOVE Disney? Here at science made simple, we started asking questions like 'How big would Dumbo's ears have to be for him to fly?' and 'How are all the kittens in the Aristocats different colours?'  We've set out to answer these questions and compiled them all together in this handy blog.
If you have any Disney science questions then get in touch.
Emma has been very busy with the Tim Peake Rocket Science Project over the last month as schools have started receiving rocket lettuce seeds from the ISS. Take a look at our space made simple page to see what space and astronomy workshops and 3D shows we could bring to you.
We are launching a new video series conducting interviews with researchers and people within a science-related profession. We hope to build up a bank of videos showcasing a huge variety of people talking passionately about their careers, and being positive role models for the scientific community. 
Here's professor Astronomer Robert Kennicutt who popped into the office to tell us about his research. You can see how excited we are to have him in the office (he's got a law named after him!) You can watch his video HERE.
Featured Video
'Little SMSer' Zach has visited our office again to perform a science trick that truly confuses Rhys.

Vanishing Water
Mercury Transit

On the 9th of May, 2016, a very special event occurred in our Solar System. The planet Mercury passed in between the Earth and the Sun, an event known as the Transit of Mercury. science and space made simple were at a transit event to make sure everyone was excited about it as we were!
Photo of the Month

Wendy bravely took part in 'Dressed by the Kids Day' to raise money for Oxfam. This is how she came to work. To sponsor her and to help her raise money then you can do so by clicking here.
 
We offer training to anyone wishing to improve their communication skills.
Did you know we offer presenter training, science communication training and busking training?
Find out more about our training here, and hear our founding director Wendy explain some of the benefits.
We can tailor your show, workshop or presenter training to suit your requirements
Looking for something a bit different? Chat to our expert team about your event and find out what we can do for you.
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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