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How does pressure propel sailboats?

An activity about air pressure to explore what makes a good sail. You'll need some foil, styrofoam, paper, straws, a long pipe, tape, scissors, a stopwatch and water.

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Harmonies in your head: make amazing sounds only you can hear

A simple activity to explore how sound is made. All you need is a friend and a piece of string.

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How Do Bridge Designs Compare?

An activity to explore the strength of different designs of bridges. You'll need several drinking straws, masking tape, thread, scissors, four paper clips, a paper cup, lots of coins, all the same ...

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Eerie blue water - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about ultraviolet. All you need is a two clear glasses, tap water, tonic water and dark paper.

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Stringy Water - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about the coanda effect and surface tension. All you need is a jug, water, about 50cm of string and a basin or sink.

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Water Jets - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about surface tension. All you need is some water, a small plastic drinks bottle and a drawing pin.

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Floating Egg - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about buoyancy. All you need is a raw egg, a glass of water, salt and fresh water.

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Straw water gun - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about air pressure and particles. All you need is a drinking straw, ruler, scissors, sticky tape and a saucer of water.

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Water fall - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about free fall. All you need is a plastic cup, a pair of scissors and water.

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Halloween Sounds - Screaming Cup

A simple experiment to do on sound. All you need is a large plastic cup, piece of string and some water.

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