Making use of photosensitive materials and light to create a working camera which is capable of producing classical black and white images.
Using electrical wires, batteries, bulbs and a collection of household materials, the conductivity of these materials can be identified.
Make music from cardboard and rubber bands! See how and why different strings can make different sounds.
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.
Analyse the behaviour of fire tornados which occur naturally in forest fires by building your own fire vortex. Be amazed by this physics phenomenon!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mix some colours using an Arduino Uno to control an RGB LED. Introduction to microcontroller programming. Sample code available. Great for beginners!
Design your own boat. Investigate how different materials and shapes affect movement. Master the physics of flotation with this hands-on experiment.
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.