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Crime Scene Science: Solve Mysteries by Investigating Drops

An activity to explore the behaviour of liquids and how they can be used as evidence.

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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 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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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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Overflowing Surface Tension

A simple experiment using a cup, water and some coins to demonstrate the effect of surface tension.

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Surface tension science: build a raft powered by soap

An activity to try in the bathtub. It explores surface tension and all you need is scissors, styrofoam, a sponge, a toothpick, water and some soap.

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Big bubble maker - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about bubbles and surface tension. All you need is a straw, soap, scissors and water.

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Waterproof Hanky - Physics to go

An experiment from our Physics To Go series about surface tension and air pressure. All you need is a large glass, ashtray or similar, water, handkerchief or similar.

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Overflowing coins - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about surface tension. All you need is a glass of water, a pile of coins, a saucer and some washing up liquid.

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Psychedelic milk - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about surface tension. All you need is a shallow bowl, food colouring, washing up liquid and milk.

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