A fun and easy activity to introduce general programming concepts and to help anyone understand what an algorithm is using graph paper and markers.
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.
In this activity, the programming concept of looping is introduced through a basic dancing routine.
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.
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.
Build your own smartphone projector using recycled materials. Experiment with lenses to learn how they focus light and affect image quality.
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!
Understand how compasses work - and when they will malfunction! A great way to learn about magnetism, magnetic materials and the Earth’s magnetic field.
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 DC motor. This quick and easy experiment illustrates the principles of motoring, basic circuits and electromagnetism.