Freeze water instantly by sharply knocking a bottle of supercooled liquid water. It may look like magic, but there's some pretty cool science behind it.
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...
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.
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?
Understand the fascinating science of refractive indices by making glass disappear in a transparent liquid. This easy experiment will leave you speechless.
Experiment with the science of density by stacking different liquids in order to make a colourful tower.
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 are electromagnets and why do we use them? Discover the physics of electromagnetism by turning a nail into a magnet using simple, household materials.
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.
Discover how tilt sensors work by building your own circuit using an Arduino board. Learn the science behind these nifty sensors. Starter code available.
Mix some colours using an Arduino Uno to control an RGB LED. Introduction to microcontroller programming. Sample code available. Great for beginners!
Demonstrating gyroscopic precession using a spinning wheel.
DIY capacitor able to produce miniature lightning bolts with voltage in the thousand-volt range.