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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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Diffraction

Old but simple experiment about waves and light to demonstrate diffraction using pencil, tape and a candle or torch.

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Make a model eardrum to detect sound waves

A experiment to try out at home to see how your ears hear. All you need is a plastic bottle or cup, rubber band, balloon, dry ground coffee, scissors and a phone or speakers.

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Musical tea - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about sound waves. All you need is a tea cup or mug and a teaspoon.

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Bottle blast - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about sound and longitudinal waves. All you need is an empty plastic bottle, a balloon, a pair scissors, sticky tape and a target.

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