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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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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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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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