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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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Sunny science: build a pizza box solar oven

A simple activity to utilise the sun to cook food.

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Erupting Fizz - Physics to go

An experiment from our Physics To Go series about density. All you need is a pint glass, lager or other fizzy drink, vegetable oil, food colouring, Alka-Seltzer tablet, salt and a stirrer.

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Coloured Rain - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about density. All you need is an empty glass jar, oil, food colourings in different colours and water.

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Simple Siphon - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about pressure. All you need is a bendy straw, water, two small flat bowls and food colouring.

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Roses are blue - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about capillary action. All you need is a white flower, vase, water, food colour and scissors.

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Heat's Rising - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about convection. All you need is a red food colouring, 2 plastic drinks bottles, cold and warm water, piece of card and a sink.

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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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