Quarterly Newsletter – June 2020

June 2020

Dear Parents and Scientists,   
 
We hope that you are well and that you haven’t been too badly affected by Covid 19 and the lockdown.

In this newsletter we will try to update you on some of the things your kids have been up to at science, our plans for Summer 2020, some science news and free events that you can attend from home.

Enjoy!
Christine and all the team at Anyone 4 Science

Supermarket Science – online Science Club Starts June 2
Is it possible to eat soil? Can you dissolve sweets in icy water? Can you make puffy paint? Which cereal is the soggiest? Join us on Facebook Live throughout the month of June to answer all these questions and more! Registration is open now, simply click here.

 15 years of Anyone 4 Science
May 2020 marks the 15th anniversary of the founding of Anyone 4 Science. It has been a fun 15 years. Thanks to everyone involved, especially our customers. Here’s a look back at some fun times.Anyone 4 Science celebrates 15 years of fun hands-on science 

Some free and fun Science Events 
To celebrate what we hope will be the last bank holiday in lockdown, you are invited to join in some free science fun.
Saturday at 10.00am Join us for bubble making – bring water, washing up liquid, some card and a sock….
Sunday at 10.00am – we’re making slime – bring cornflour and water
Monday at 10.00am – the science of skittles – bring a packet of skittles, some water and a few plates. 

June 8th is World Crazy Scientist Day. 
At Anyone 4 Science we have prizes. All you have to do is dress up as a Scientist, take a selfie, find out a science fact and send your photo and fact to us on our competition page. We are giving away places at our online summer camp – one place for every 100 entries , for the craziest scientists with the most interesting facts

Summer Camp Bookings Now Open!
Booking is now open for our interactive hands-on summer camps via Facebook live or Zoom.  You will receive a pack of specialist materials before the camp.Camps will run Monday to Friday with sessions @ 10:00-10:45 and 12:00-12:45. All camp sessions will take place in a closed Facebook group or small private Zoom group for which we will send you an invitation when you book.You can choose from two camp activity programmes, STEM or Harry Potter.   

Teen Camp Bookings Now Open!  
For our teens we have interactive online Zoom camps each week of July this summer. Kits will be sent to you in advance and sessions run daily from 2pm, Monday to Friday.
 We hope you can join in the online fun with us. More details and booking at https://anyone4science.com/camps/

Library Collaboration for Cruinniú na nÓg 
Save the date -13th June 2020 
We are delighted to be collaborating with libraries all over Ireland for this year’s Cruinniu na nOg -Ireland’s national day of Creativity for children and young people, which this year will be an entirely on line event.Come be creative with us and join in one of our fascinating online experiments!Check out https://cruinniu.creativeireland.gov.ie/ to see what events are available in your area. #CreativeIreland #InThisTogether  #Cruinniu2020 #MyCruinniu

Astronomy Ireland
Astronomy Ireland is a non-profit group for members of the public interested in space. It is the world’s most popular astronomy society per capita. It runs events (lectures, exhibitions, trips worldwide, viewing with telescopes and more) and publishes Astronomy Ireland magazine monthly. They’re across all social media platforms and their website is http://astronomy.ie  

International Space Station (ISS) News
There are currently only 3 people in space; 2 Russians and 1 American. They are due to be joined on May 30th by two more Americans. This will be the first time a private company has successfully sent people into space; and the first time since 2011 that the US has had launch capabilities on American soil. If the flight goes ahead it should be visible from Ireland, on Saturday evening around 9.30pm

Anyone 4 Science Online Store
We have revamped our shop with some new kits to go with our recent online activities. Check out our wonderful offers at https://anyone4science.com/shop-page/