Entries by Rachael Tapping

November issue : SUPER STRUCTURES & ENGINEERING

Put on your hard hat for this engineering extravaganza! This month Tomorrow’s Engineers Week will be celebrating all the awesome things that engineers do which is why we’ve gone SUPER STRUCTURES mad. We talk to real engineers and find out all about their jobs, discover some of the world’s greatest animal engineers and show your kids how to build a suspension bridge with Lego […]

hApPy CrEepY FrEaky hALloWeEn eVeRyoNe!

Dressing up for Halloween? Why not make your own fake blood! It’s scarily realistic, and edible too!   You will need… • 4 dessert spoons of golden syrup • 10-20 drops of red food colouring • 1-2 drops of blue food colouring • 1-2 pinches of cocoa powder • Flour What you do… Mix the red food colouring into the syrup […]

COLOUR EXPLOSION! A rainbow of science for your kids

SO many reasons to be excited about our awesomely amazing dazzlingly bright October issue of Whizz Pop Bang! This month our awesome science magazine for kids is entitled ‘COLOUR EXPLOSION! A rainbow of science’. Here’s a quick low-down on what you can find inside… MISSION TO JUPITER * INTERVIEW WITH A BUBBLE SCIENTIST * SCIENCE […]

School Gate SET: Giving scientists and engineers the opportunity to get back to work after a career break

Introducing the School Gate SET For parents with a background in Science & Technology, talking to our children about how the world works; taking them to science museums; even doing a few backyard & kitchen experiments, all comes very naturally. Many primary school children, though, don’t get these experiences. Primary school teachers need to have […]

Cricket pasta tasting with kids and teachers in Dubai

Did you know Whizz Pop Bang whizzes around the world to kids in many different countries? Yep, we have readers in Australia, America, Germany, New Zealand, Holland and Dubai (please let us know if you read it in another country and we’ve missed you out!). Kids learning English as a second language love reading Whizz […]

What’s On in September: THE BRITISH SCIENCE FESTIVAL, SWANSEA

What’s On in September: THE BRITISH SCIENCE FESTIVAL Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September, at the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea.  Now this sounds like loads of fun; 2 days of Roald Dahl-themed hands-on science fun for all the family, what could be better?! Events include an Astronaut Bootcamp, 3D Space Show, Marine explorers, Splendiferous Science Show, Sealife Safari and LOADS […]

Win a John Adams Forensic Science Kit PLUS a copy of Home Lab Science: Exciting Experiments for Budding Scientists by Robert Winston

This month we have not one but two competitions for your budding scientists to enter! Up for grabs we have three copies of Robert Winston’s HOME LAB EXPERIMENTS BOOK and five John Adams Trading Co FORENSIC SCIENCE KITS!!! What are you waiting for kids, open issue 13 of Whizz Pop Bang and get cracking. Enter […]