Physics

Wine Glass Resonance

Making a wine glass resonate using sound
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Brazil Nut Effect and Granular Materials

Strange effects of granular fluids
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Sounds from an oven shelf

Get very strange sounds from an oven shelf.
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Cloud Formation in a Bottle

Demonstrate cloud formation as air pressure drops.
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Cornflour monster

Make cornflour dance on a speaker
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Sunset Model

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Have you ever wondered what makes the sky blue? Or why it stops being blue at sunset? Come along to this experiment to find out why!

Why is the sky blue and the sunset red?
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Slug Bubbles

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Does the diameter effect how fast water drains from a sealed tube? Watch the bubbles produced and see which is fastest.

Does a tube of water drain more slowly with a bung in the top?
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Spinning Eggs

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Can you tell the difference between a hard-boiled egg and a raw egg without breaking them?

How to test if an egg is uncooked or hard boiled.
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Water Fibre Optics

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Find out what happens when light is trapped inside a stream of water. Make a beam of light bend round corners and see how fibre optics are helping to change the world!

Constraining light in a stream of water, making it work like an optical fibre.
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Vacuum Bazooka

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Experiment with launching projectiles using the power of a vacuum cleaner.

Firing a projectile using a vacuum cleaner and a long tube.
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