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Handy Engineering

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Build a model of the inner workings of your hand! Learn about how muscles and tendons work together to control the movements of our fingers, and have a model to take home, made of simple household objects!

Build a small working model hand from card and straws!
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Phase Game

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Outside game introducing the concept of different phases of matter and the different ways to transition between them.

Game introducing the phases of matter and phase changes
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Engines

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Have you ever wondered what an engine is? Learn about how various types of engines work from the ubiquitous Internal Combustion Engine found in almost every car ever made to a small engine which runs on nothing but hot water!

What are the different types of engine, and how do they work?
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Horse Racing

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Understanding the probabilities behind throwing pairs of dice.

Probabilities of rolling dice.
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Random Walks

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See how biased coins and random chance can lead to surprising conclusions.

Choosing direction using a coin flip.
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Kruskal's count

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Players follow playing cards around a circle and watch as they magically come together

Players follow playing cards around a circle and watch as they magically come together
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Blood Glucose

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Learn about diabetes and try using a handheld blood glucose meter.

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3
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Urinalysis

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Practise diagnosing patients using this simple bedside test - use the dipsticks to analyse "urine" from our patients.

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Blood Groups

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Why is it important to match blood groups for transfusion? Find out with our colourful demonstration.

Why are blood groups important?
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Prism Goggles

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See how quickly your brain adapts by wearing our prism goggles whilst playing a target-hitting game.

Demonstrate how the brain adapts to changes in environmental input using prism goggles.
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