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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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Cloud Formation in a Bottle

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

Plant evolution timeline and matching plants with their pollinators
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Trebuchets

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Fire bean-bag bunnies across the room using our trebuchets! Can you work out how to make them go really far?

Using a medieval inspired siege-weapon to launch bean bag bunnies
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Articulated Knee Model and Tendon Hammer

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Come and see the complexity behind how your knee works!

A spare plastic skeleton leg, now with added ligaments.
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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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Suspension Bridge

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Walk across our bridge, then find out what makes it stay up.

A suspension bridge made from rope and wood that children can walk across.
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Mini-beasts

A variety of sea life and freshwater animals observed using microscopes
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