Medicine

Lung Model

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Use our interactive model to find out how we breathe.

Working model of the lungs with diaphragm and rib cage.
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Eye Model and Blind Spot Test

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Use our amazing model of a human eye to see the intricate structures which allow us to see the world.

Anatomical model of an eye with removable parts to show the structures inside.
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Brain Model ft. Pipecleaner Neurons

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Have you ever wondered what the brain looks like and what it's made of? Come and discover the structure of the brain and the different functions each part has, as well as making your own brain cells out of brightly coloured pipecleaners!

Anatomical model of the brain and making model neurons from coloured pipe cleaners!
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Organ Vest

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See if you can correctly place body organs using this wearable felt and velcro vest.

A velcro apron with detachable 3D organs, to show what's inside your body.
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Relative Senses

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Find out for yourself how our senses are relative and not absolute, and experience this phenomenon with this demonstration working on sight, touch and temperature.

A variety of experiments to show how our senses are relative rather than absolute:
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Dissecting sheep's eyeballs

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Only at "Crash, Bang, Squelch!": see the inner workings of the eye first-hand by dissecting a sheep's eyeball! Feel the smoothness of the lens, prod the gelatinous fluid and see the amazing coloured sheen of the layers that help sheep see better in the dark.

Dissecting a sheep's eyeball to show the structure of the eye
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Why Orange Juice Tastes Bad in the Morning

A useful way to try and explain how taste works
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Exercise and Heart rate, Stethoscopes and Heart Model

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Why does your heat beat faster after exercise? Come and find out why in this demonstration where you are the subject.

When you exercise your heart beats faster!
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Giant intestine model

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Everyone knows that your intestines are long, but how long is long? Find out with our scale fabric model, and you might be surprised!

Functional model of the intestine
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Optical Illusions

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Confusing our brains and eyes.

Display of several optical illusions, to illustrate the way the brain perceives certain visual stimuli
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