A standard CHaOS experiment, useable for all hands-on events.

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Advice for how to demonstrate experiments without speaking, seeing or anything else this may be for children who aren't fluent in English, have special educational requirements or various other reasons.

Guide to demonstrating via gestures

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Learn the basics of robotics by teaching simple robots to move and draw.

These turtles want to draw you shapes.

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An experiment to introduce children to pulsars, explain what they are and how they can be used as clocks and to find out about the interstellar medium.

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How can you make things float and fly on air alone?

Explore the physics of floating, lift and stability!

Newton's laws, stable equilibria, drag, lift, Magnus Effect

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Why on earth do the beads have to go up to come down?! Watch them fly out of a beaker, looping and corkscrewing, and find out about the amazing Mould Effect!

Letting a chain pull itself out of a beaker under its own gravity

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Watch populations evolve from simple beginnings, explore stability of patterns and model a computer in one experiment on cellular automata. See even more complex patterns on a computer too!

A game about life.

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Simple algorithms to reveal hidden sequences. Explore what numbers are revealed by applying simple rules and encounter programming concepts like loops.

Simple Algorithms to Reveal Hidden Sequences

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This experiment uses uncooked spaghetti to explore elastic buckling of vertical columns and 3-point bending of horizontal beams.

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Maths problems involving coloured hats

Maths problems involving coloured hats