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Ear switching hat

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Sound cues can help us figure out where things are located in the environment - try confusing your brain with the Ear-Switching Hat!

This magical hat will confuse your senses!
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Tree

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3
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Exploring genes

Props to explain DNA and molecular biology, including a plastic DNA gel!
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Microbes (bacteria, viruses and parasites)

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Learn about the fascinating world of microbes with our fun cuddly toy bacteria, viruses and parasites, plus awesome slides and pictures.

Three boxes of kit to explain microbiology
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5
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Rocks and Fossils

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Find out about explosive volcanoes, shiny crystals, and the exotic animals that lived millions of years ago.

A box of rocks and fossils
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4
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Vortices

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Experiments with smoke rings and tornado formation.

Make smoke rings and see how they form
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2
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Surface Tension

Exploring surface tension through floating paperclips and racing boats
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Sounds from an oven shelf

Get very strange sounds from an oven shelf.
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3
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Cloud Formation in a Bottle

Demonstrate cloud formation as air pressure drops.
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2
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Plant evolution & pollinator game

Plant evolution timeline and matching plants with their pollinators
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3
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