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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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Seesaw Science: The Hammer-Ruler Trick

A simple experiment about moments and centre of mass using just a ruler, hammer, some string and a table.

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Cup Trick - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about pressure. All you need is two identical paper or plastic cups.

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Singing Paperclip Trick - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about vibration and resonance. All you need is a paperclip, water and two identical wine glasses.

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How to burn money -- and still spend it later

A trick of soaking a money note in alcohol and water, burning the alcohol without burning the paper.

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Magic Apples - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about air pressure. All you need is 2 apples with stalks, 2 pieces of string about 30cm long and some sticky tape.

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Magic toothpicks - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about surface tension. All you need is five wooden toothpicks, a small sponge, a plate and water.

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Magic balloon - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about particles and air pressure. All you need is a clear plastic bottle, pen and a balloon.

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