A very easy experiment to create hard shapes simply by curdling milk with ethanoic acid.
In this activity, the programming concept of looping is introduced through a basic dancing routine.
A demonstration which shows just how important the interaction between the human mind and a computer is by illustrating the Stroop Effect.
A fun and easy activity to introduce general programming concepts and to help anyone understand what an algorithm is using just graph paper and markers.
Store in a balloon the light (Hydrogen) gas produced from a chemical reaction. This gas will combust in the presence of oxygen, causing a small explosion to occur.
What is image compression? Learn how binary numbers can be used to create and send graphical images over computer networks.
Mobius strips are truly fascinating. Created using tape and paper, these objects are a great way of introducing surfaces and edges.
Brown’s Criterion is an application of a result in Mathematics which takes advantage of the fact that numbers can be uniquely written in base 2.
Build your own smartphone projector using recycled materials. Experiment with lenses to learn how they focus light and affect image quality.
A simple activity illustrating the breaking down of colours by bleach by turning coloured solutions into colourless ones.
How do elevators work? What makes them safe? Learn all about elevator operation by building your own model and carrying out a hands-on investigation.
Experiment with a simple hydraulic lifter to learn about pressure in liquids and the forces at work. Discover why hydraulics are so important in machines.
Discover where the Fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio, important mathematical concepts, are found in nature through this hands-on investigation.
This activity can be used to demonstrate the basic concepts of computer networks and explain how messages are relayed from one computer to another.
Build a simple suspension bridge model. Understand the forces acting on a bridge and its special structural elements. A fun activity for young engineers.
Build a simple DC motor. This quick and easy experiment illustrates the principles of motoring, basic circuits and electromagnetism.