# Nature in a Bottle

Create your own forest in a bottle requiring the minimum amount of maintenance. The ideal situation to understand photosynthesis and decomposition.

Create your own forest in a bottle requiring the minimum amount of maintenance. The ideal situation to understand photosynthesis and decomposition.

Analyse the behaviour of fire tornados which occur naturally in forest fires by building your own fire vortex. Be amazed by this physics phenomenon!

The four colour theorem is a mathematical result from Graph Theory which says that **any** map can be coloured with four colours or less...

All numbers have an even number of factors, with the exception of square numbers. You will be able to show this visually in the following experiment.

The Monty Hall Problem is a mathematical logical puzzle framed in terms of a game show. You are offered 3 doors, behind one of which lies a car, and behind the remaining doors 2 goats.

To study DNA, scientists just like you have to first extract it from the cells. This experiment allows you to extract DNA from strawberries and investigate it.

Santa’s socks are lost among wrapped presents! Find them quickly without unwrapping the boxes! The Divide and Conquer concept will help you save the day!

Have you ever wondered what happens to the food you eat when it reaches the stomach? Try out this hands-on experiment to find out!

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.

A very simple and colourful experiment using candy to explore basic paper chromatography.

Discover the physics of fluids by using air to levitate a ping pong ball in midair.

Discover the science behind a famous magic trick: lying on a bed of nails! Is it a trick after all?

Understand the fascinating science of refractive indices by making glass disappear in a transparent liquid. This easy experiment will leave you speechless.

A demonstration which shows just how important the interaction between the human mind and a computer is by illustrating the Stroop Effect.

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.

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.