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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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Homemade Sunset - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about light and scattering. All you need is a large clear straight sided glass, water, milk, torch and darkened room.

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Light fantastic - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about static electricity. All you need is a party balloon and an energy saving light bulb.

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Double-Slit Science: How Light Can Be Both a Particle and a Wave

A experiment to demonstrate how light exhibits wave-particle duality. All you need is three pieces of mechanical pencil lead, a laser pointer and a dark room.

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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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TV strobe light - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about vibration. All you need is a cathode ray television and a rubber band.

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Mini magnifier - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about light, refraction and lenses. All you need is sticky tape, water, teaspoon and some clear plastic.

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Pouring light - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about total internal reflection. All you need is a clear plastic bottle, torch, water, sink and a dark room.

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Flame Balloons - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about specific heat capacity. All you need is two balloons, water, adult to supervise, tea light and matches.

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Bernoulli Balls - Physics to go

An experiment from our Physics To Go series about pressure. All you need is a hair dryer and a small light balls (such as polystyrene balls available at most craft shops, or ping pong balls).

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