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Reversible Flow

Turn syrup one way, then the other, and see that it gets back where it started.
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Water rockets

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Try not to get wet as you fire water-powered rockets into the air. Who can shoot it the highest?

Launching lemonade bottle water rockets with a foot pump.
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Seeing Sound

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Find out what sound is, the difference between low and high sounds, and loud and quiet sounds, and learn about sounds we can't hear

Use an oscilloscope and slinky spring to see how sound travels
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Polarisation

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Experiment with the properties of light as certain filters block light, but only in certain directions!

Discover how polaroid filters block light as you turn them round
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Hand Model

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Take control of an enormous hand, playing the part of the muscles that control it! Can you work out how to make a fist? Why are there tendons running down both sides of the fingers? And exactly how are your thumbs different to your fingers?

Large working model of a hand and forearm, with all the tendons to show how a hand works.
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X Rays

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Have you ever had an x-ray? Have you ever wondered how they work? Take a look at our collection of exciting x-rays and MRI scans, test your anatomical knowledge and diagnostic skills and find out about the physics behind the images.

A collection of x-rays and other forms of medical diagnostic imagery.
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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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