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?
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.
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.
Build your own smartphone projector using recycled materials. Experiment with lenses to learn how they focus light and affect image quality.
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.
Design your own boat. Investigate how different materials and shapes affect movement. Master the physics of flotation with this hands-on experiment.
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.
Discover which materials make the best insulators for the home. Learn the basics of thermal physics and solar heating through this interactive 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.
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.
Build a simple suspension bridge model. Understand the forces acting on a bridge and its special structural elements. A fun activity for young engineers.