Physics

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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Rolling Down Hills

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Find out about rotational mechanics by racing jam jars of differing weights downhill.

Racing jam jars down a gentle slope, to see how filling them affects the speed.
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Resonance

What is the link between earthquakes and cello strings?
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Liquid Nitrogen

Various demonstrations with liquid nitrogen
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Fire Piston

Igniting cotton wool by compressing a cylinder of air.
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Flame Tornado

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Watch a tornado form under the effects of moving air.

Demo of a flame tornado
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Electromagnetism

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Generate electricity and learn all about how it works!

Making electricity, and using it to spin a motor.
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