Exerting a change in pressure in a metal can by creating a vacuum inside, resulting in an implosion caused by the atmospheric pressure.
Understand how compasses work - and how they malfunction! A great way to learn about magnetism, magnetic materials and the Earth’s magnetic field.
Discover the physics of fluids by using air to levitate a ping pong ball in midair.
Build an actual, working battery, using simple materials commonly found at home.
Discover the science behind a famous magic trick: lying on a bed of nails! Is it a trick after all?
Experiment with the science of density by stacking different liquids in order to make a colourful tower.
What are electromagnets and why do we use them? Discover the physics of electromagnetism by turning a nail into a magnet using simple, household materials.
Discover how wind turbines work by building your own model. Observe the operation of a generator and learn how to power an LED in this exciting experiment.
Discover which materials make the best insulators for the home. Learn the basics of thermal physics and solar heating through this interactive investigation.
Build your own motorized drawing machine. Watch as your robot colours on its own while you learn about forces and energy transformations in robots.
DIY capacitor able to produce miniature lightning bolts with voltage in the thousand-volt range.
Understand how compasses work - and when they will malfunction! A great way to learn about magnetism, magnetic materials and the Earth’s magnetic field.