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DO Try This At Home

Here’s a series of activities young people and adults alike can enjoy. Supervision of young people is advised.

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Tasting With Our Eyes? (Adults)

Find out how our vision affects our sense of taste in this interesting experiment with white wine! (ADULTS ONLY!)

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Tasting With Our Eyes? (Kids)

Find out how our vision affects our sense of taste in this interesting experiment with flavoured water!

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Geochemistry Gardening Part 1

Separate out the colours of nature using household materials and some leaves!

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Seeing inside our bodies

Use this paper craft activity to build your own model MRI Machine

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The Eatwell Guide

Families with children 8-12 years old

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Let’s Be Melodramatic!

Try out interesting acting techniques from the world of 19th Century Theatre!

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Cards & Climate

Explore weather and climate through postcards, and see how the changing climate might impact them!

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Cookie Archaeology

See how an archaeological dig works using cookies!

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Match The Methane

Try this online quiz to see if you can match the animal to the amount of methane it produces!

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SSGB – Code Breakers

Use semaphore like an 1800s sailor to send secret messages!

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SSGB – Colour The Seas

Download this printable colouring in sheet of the SS Great Britain!

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Build A Trilobite

Cut and paste out the three pieces of this iconic prehistoric animal!

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Bouncy Ball Olympics and The Dunlop Test

Find out how to do your own science investigation using bouncy balls.

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Using HeLa cells to stop virus infection

We want you to design your own virus, we created the Giggletilly virus – for a virus that gives you the giggles!

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Geochemistry Gardening Part 2

Learn about how molecules of the Earth help us answer questions about the past when they happened 1,000s of years ago.

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Create An Aerofoil

Using food dye and a hair dryer to learn about how wings create lift on planes.

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Bending Rainbows: Detection of tiny plastic

Is it possible to detect small plastic which are invisible to our eye?

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Make your own seaweed fertiliser

Discover how to make useful things from green seaweed blooms

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Let’s Trap Some Light

Learn how to make your own solar panel.

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Go with the flow

Become a heart surgeon and perform your own bypass

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Game On!

Group Activity. Test your willingness to communicate in a second language.

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Waste Warriors

A Litter Picking Pursuit

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Grow crystals at home

How does the shape of a crystal affect the properties of a material?

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How does soap change the surface properties of water?

How do clouds form? This activity tests how soap changes the nature of water and what it can do

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