Enjoy indoor and outdoor science experiments and activities with our awesome autumn bundle of three Whizz Pop Bang back issues – ideal for simple hands-on activities and family fun, whatever the weather!
Issue 24 – THE GREAT OUTDOORS: The science of survival
There’s no better place to immerse yourself in science, whether you’re in a city amongst urban foxes or you’re building dens and tracking badger prints in the wilds of the countryside – it’s time to get outdoors and start investigating! Inside this issue of Whizz Pop Bang you can cut out and fly your own peregrine falcon, cook up some campfire treats, discover how compasses work and meet a science adventurer.
Issue 26 – SUPER SEEDS: Cracking open the secrets of how plants spread
In this issue, we’re looking at seed dispersal – imagine being fired away from your parents in a green slimy liquid! Yes, seeds have all sorts of weird and wonderful ways of getting away from their parent plants. Inside this magazine, you can try modelling dandelion seeds, making your own pinecone bird feeders and experimenting with a sycamore seed heli-spinner. Find out about the history of the invention of Velcro, which was inspired by nature's own burs and take a peek inside a top-secret seed bank buried deep inside an arctic mountain.
Issue 52 – KABOOM! Explosive science to blow your mind
Prepare for science that BOOMS, BANGS and BURSTS! This issue, scientists-in-training can make water bombs, create explosive art, detonate a homemade bath bomb and set off a chemical reaction that ends with a mini explosion. We chat to a chemist who blows things up to inspires her students, look inside a firework, discover ten amazing plants and animals that explode, and SO MUCH MORE!
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