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Psychedelic Milk

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A little milk, a little food dye, a little washing-up liquid... and an amazing display of colour. See the stunning swirling effects from disrupting the surface tension.

See the amazing patterns made by food colouring and detergent in milk.
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Resonance

What is the link between earthquakes and cello strings?
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Pond Life

A selection of organisms from a local pond or rock pool
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Life cycles

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Ever wondered what happened to a creature between it being an egg and an adult? Look at our life cycles collection for Bees and Frogs and see for yourself!

Perpex blocks with specimens of frogs and bees from different lifecycle stages
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Creepy Crawlies

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Insects, worms, bugs and more: what lives in your garden? Get up close and personal and see for yourself!

Looking at a variety of small creatures that you can find in your garden
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Bouncing Balls and Falling Toast

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A selection of mechanics experiments which investigate the properties of bodies with added spin. From bouncing balls of walls to dropping toast from tables we find out the hidden influence of angular momentum and why it makes our carpet buttery.

Looking at odd properties of bodies with spin.
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Arch Bridge

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Can you build a bridge strong enough to walk on?

Building an arch bridge, and then walking over it.
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Air Rockets

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5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Lift Off! With a lemonade bottle and a bike pump, we'll show you how to make a rocket! How high can you get it to fly?

Launching lemonade bottle air rockets along a rope
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Anti-bubbles

Make fascinating bubbles which rather than floating on water actually sink.
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A Bug's Life

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All sorts of creepy crawlies preserved in perspex blocks or jars

All sorts of creepy crawlies preserved in perspex blocks or jars
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