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Why is rain not salty?

Why is rain not salty?

Make a model of the water cycle and find out how water moves around on planet Earth.
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Why is rain not salty?

How can you make popcorn kernels dance?

How can you make popcorn kernels dance?

Get your popcorn kernels dancing with this uplifting chemical reaction.
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How can you make popcorn kernels dance?

How do scuba divers sink?

How do scuba divers sink?

It’s not easy to dive deep underwater. How do divers get down deep? Learn how scuba divers manipulate density to move up and down in this hands on activity.
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How do scuba divers sink?

Why do leaves change colour in the fall?

Why do leaves change colour in the fall?

How do the green leaves of summer change to vibrant colours in fall? Explore plant pigments in this chromatography activity.
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Why do leaves change colour in the fall?

What is the best way to clean up an oil spill?

What is the best way to clean up an oil spill?

Learn about the properties of materials and the challenges of cleaning up an oil spill in this activity.
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What is the best way to clean up an oil spill?

How do vacuum cleaners work?

How do vacuum cleaners work?

Discover the type of pressure that is used in a vacuum cleaner.
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How do vacuum cleaners work?

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Why are peas and corn classed as starches on food guides?

Learn how test foods for starch.
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Why are peas and corn classed as starches on food guides?

How much of an iceberg is on top of water?

How much of an iceberg is on top of water?

In this hands on activity find out just how much of an iceberg is below the surface. It might surprise you!
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How much of an iceberg is on top of water?

What is in blood?

What is in blood?

Make a model of blood and learn about the function of each of the parts that makes up blood.
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What is in blood?

What speeds up a chemical reaction?

What speeds up a chemical reaction?

Learn about the role of yeast in this fun decomposition reaction.
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What speeds up a chemical reaction?

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How does snot work?

Make some fake snot and explore the function of mucus in this fun activity.
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How does snot work?

How can I take fingerprints?

How can I take fingerprints?

In this activity learn how to collect fingerprints, about the patterns in fingerprints and why fingerprinting is so useful!
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How can I take fingerprints?

How does detergent work?

How does detergent work?

Become a pro at washing dishes! Learn how the chemical structure of detergent makes it perfect for attracting grease and grime.
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How does detergent work?

Why do raisins dance in soda pop?

Why do raisins dance in soda pop?

Let them bop ‘til they drop! What causes these raisins to reach new heights in this hands on activity?
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Why do raisins dance in soda pop?

How can I make a volcano?

How can I make a volcano?

Create a model of an erupting volcano and learn about the structures of a stratovolcano in this hands-on activity.
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How can I make a volcano?